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The Sublime in Contemporary Art and Politics: The Post 9/11 Art of Middle Eastern Diaspora in North America
This dissertation takes ethnographic approach to researching art with an emphasis on the artistic practices of Middle Eastern diasporic artists in Canada and the USA. This dissertation moves from an account of aesthetic ...
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 ...
Geopolitics, State-Formation and Economic Development in Quebec and Ontario
This dissertation challenges the prevailing periodization of Quebec and Ontario’s economic development in Canadian historiography by contrasting the specificity of capitalist social relations with the non-capitalist forms ...
Ethics and Resistant Subject: Levinas, Foucault, Marx
The present work essays a conception of human subjectivity capable of effective resistance to totalizing systems. The term “effective” distinguishes the absolute resistance of an ethical-subjectivity from the survival ...