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A Feminist Political Economy Analysis of Medical Broker and Fertility Clinic Websites
This dissertation studies the ways in which market-based reproductive health services are advertised and virtually represented on a global scale. I detail the implicit values and assumptions found in the content of ...
From Pain to Power: A Socio-Psychological Investigation of Anti-Racist Feminist Ressentiment
In recent years, identity-based movements have increasingly been criticized by outsiders for espousing a culture of outrage both in terms of their academic expressions and activist mobilizations. In the present study, I ...
"Make York Belly Dance": An Exploration of Feminism, Orientalism, and Embodiment in the Lived Experience of Belly Dance
Belly dance is a popular form of exotic dance in the West. Dancers, who are primarily White women, partake in weekly classes and perform at recitals and festivals. However, 2nd wave feminism argues that belly dancing ...
In the Hands of Strangers: The Myth of Choice and Self-Determination for Chronic Pain Patients in Ontario
This study aimed to better understand and explain the lived experience of chronic pain patients within Ontario primary health care settings, their perceptions of self-determination, and the impact on their capacity to ...
Drone Warfare and the Governing of Sacrifice
In this dissertation, I argue that drone warfare suggests a style of violence that always-already transcends the vulnerabilities of the citizen-soldier, burdening the relationship of citizen soldiering to sacrificial cults ...
Temporalities of 'Return': Race, Representation and Decolonial Imaginings of Palestinian Refugee Life
This dissertation examines the representational life of return and asks: how has Israeli settler-colonialism and international rights discourse come to bear on political imaginings of return for third-generation Palestinian ...