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Testing the Implications of an Integrated Rural Tourism Framework for the Niagara Wine Region
Tourism, in general, can contribute to and integrate with rural economies for rural development through industry associations and community participation (Saxena et al., 2007), as well as act as a storehouse for “natural ...
Economics from the Top Down: Does Hierarchy Unify Economic Theory
What is the unit of analysis in economics? The prevailing orthodoxy in mainstream economic theory is that the individual is the ultimate unit of analysis. The implicit goal of mainstream economics is to root macro-level ...
Chemical Intimacies and Toxic Publics
In this dissertation, I detail how capitalism has turned pollution into a generally accepted form of violence perpetuated in the name of economic health. Complete with a corps of risk managers and environmental consultants, ...
Patient Narratives and an Umwelten-Based Account of the More-Than-Human Ecology of Lyme Disease
The posthuman turn in critical theory has paved the way for new perspectives on environmental and biomedical issues. Such phenomena include emergent infectious diseases such as Lyme disease, and the laboratory techniques ...
Back-to-the-Land: Analyzing Rural Anarchist Practice in Relation to Anarchist Theories of Community-Building: A Case Study of the Dragonfly and Black Fly Land Collectives
This dissertation problematizes the idea of the rural as a backwards and reactionary place and addresses the theoretical and practical contributions of anarchism to reconsidering the rural as a site of revolutionary ...