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The Paradox of Refugee Protection in Canada: Law and Bureaucratic Politics of Efficiency
Over the course of the past few decades, access to refugee rights has been both expanded and restricted across the liberal democratic world. On the one hand, groups that previously had no ground for protection, such as ...
National Debt and Public Education in Jamaica: "Glocal" Challenges and Responses
This dissertation is a transnational case study, designed to capture how structural adjustment and austerity have affected public primary schooling in Jamaica, and the response(s) of alumni associations in the Torontonian-Jamaican ...
Writing for Digital News: The Social Organization of News Stories about HIV Criminalization in an Age of Convergence Journalism
This dissertation is an institutional ethnographic study of the social organization of news production about HIV criminalization in Canada. HIV criminalization is a global HIV activist concern. Broadly, HIV criminalization ...
Managing Risk Environments: An Ethnographic Study of Club Drug Use and Harm Reduction in the EDM Scene
Electronic dance music (EDM) has been linked to illicit drug use, especially the use of ecstasy (MDMA), ketamine, cocaine, and GHB. These drugs are so common within the rave scene that they are often referred to collectively ...
Young Carers in Canada: An Examination of the Prevalence, Policy and Practice of Young People Providing Unpaid Care
Despite the growing body of international research documenting the hidden lives of children and youth who provide substantial informal (unpaid) caregiving within their families, the Canadian literature continues to focus ...