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Children as Full Human Beings: A Radical Rethinking of Social and Political Transformation Beyond Domination, Oppression, and Capitalist Exploitation
This dissertation examines the general paternalist prejudice against children. It highlights the generational blind spot within critical theory and its failure to engage with the power dynamics between adults and children ...
Canada's Carbon Capitalism: In the Age of Climate Change
This historically and critically informed dissertation investigates the question why Canada has become one of the worlds leaders in promoting fossil fuels through its unconventional hydrocarbon industry in spite of the ...
State and Development in Post-Revolutionary Iran
This dissertation deals with the state and forms of development in post-revolutionary Iran, through a historical materialist perspective, in particular Nicos Poulantzas relational theory of the state. Analysing the formation ...
Rethinking Migration in the Age of the Anthropocene
The rise in global temperatures and extreme weather events has affected agricultural trends throughout the world and threatened the livelihoods of entire communities. Although not a determinant on its own, environmental ...
Managing 'Mass Marine Migrant Arrivals': The Sun Sea, Anti-Smuggling Policy and the Transformation of the Refugee Label
Managing mass marine migrant arrivals: The Sun Sea, anti-smuggling policy and the transformation of the refugee label, examines the Canadian governments response to the arrival of the Sun Sea, a ship with 492 Sri Lankan ...