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The Ends of Union Solidarity: Undocumented Labour and German Trade Unions
This dissertation focuses on the contested practices of union solidarity with undocumented migrant workers in Germany. Unionists part ways when it comes to the practical meaning of solidarity with workers who lack work ...
Political Genealogies of a Generation: Kin, Movement and Party in the Greek Diaspora
This dissertation is about the struggle of one generation of men in the Greek diaspora to come to terms with––and act within––political genealogies that had shaped their everyday lives since childhood and with which they ...
Remaking the Nation-State: Multiculturalism, Neoliberalism, and Urban Revitalization
My dissertation, Remaking the Nation-State: Multiculturalism, Neoliberalism, and Urban Revitalization, investigates the revitalization of two low-income housing projects in Toronto, Canada: Regent Park and Lawrence Heights. ...
Gladue Courts: Navigating Contradictory Orientations to Rehabilitate and Punish
This research thesis details a year-long observation and analysis of Gladue (Aboriginal-specific) courts in Toronto from April 2013 – July 2014. The primary focus of this project is the way Gladue courts reconcile and ...
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 ...