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The Root of Excellence: An Interpretive Approach to Understanding Elder Care within Transnational Chinese Families in Canada
Situated at the intersection between globalization and demographic aging, this dissertation seeks to add a critical and interdisciplinary voice to the vibrant conversation on the topic of elder care. It weaves the complex ...
This Project can be Upcycled where Facilities are Available: An Adventure Through Toronto's Food/Waste Scape
At the intersection of food, regulations, and subjective experiences is a new way of understanding the intersection of wasted food—a new category of edibility. This project investigates the reasons for, and impacts of, ...
Capoeira as a Resource: Multiple Uses of Culture Under Conditions of Transnational Neoliberalism
This dissertation explores the shifting meanings and values attached to capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian ‘martial game’, as it circulates as a ‘cultural resource’ in the context of neoliberal globalization. Since the 1970s, ...
The Potential of Leaks: Mediation, Materiality and Incontinent Domains
Leaks appear within and in between disciplines. While the vernacular implications of leaking tend to connote either the release of texts or, in a more literal sense, the escape of a fluid, the leak also embodies more poetic ...