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Child Care on the Cheap: Welfare Reform and the Social Organization of Child Care Work in New York City
This study aims to further a feminist political economy of urban welfare regimes, applying a gender lens to processes of urban neoliberalization and an urban lens to feminist political economy analyses of welfare state ...
Transinstitutionalization: A Feminist Political Economy Analysis of Ontario's Public Mental Health Care System
Feminist political economy (FPE) deepens our understanding of the nature and dynamics of marginalization confronting various social groups in late-capitalism. Scholars adopting an FPE approach have, however, neglected to ...
Diamonds are Forever: A Decolonizing, Feminist Approach to Diamond Mining in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
This dissertation examines the impact of the development of diamond mines in the Yellowknife region, Northwest Territories (NWT), asking two questions: how has the diamond-mining regime affected the gendered social relations ...
The Value of Quality: Capital, Class, and Quality Assessment in the Re-making of Higher Education in the United State, the United Kingdom, and Ontario
This dissertation examines the utility of quality assessment (QA) in higher education as a means of measuring and improving qualitative excellence. It also tracks the emergence and development of QA in the United States, ...
The Vital Politics of Gentrification: Governing Life in Urban Canada into the 21st Century
This dissertation is about the vital politics of gentrification. The vital politics of gentrification is a politics of space that places the question of the vital characteristics of people and places at its very core. The ...
Crisis and Transformation in Heisei Japan
This dissertation examines the political economy of post-war Japan using a theoretical framework that combines Antonio Gramsci's ideas about hegemony and crisis in capitalist society with feminist political economy analyses ...