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Re-Conceptualizing "Contributing" Homelessness and Unpaid Labour in a Neo-Liberal Climate
The goal of this research was to challenge notions of “contributing” in active citizen discourse. This was done by exploring how individuals experiencing homelessness give back to their communities while surviving through ...
Making it Work: A Study of the Decision-Making Processes of Personal Support Workers in Long-Term Residential Care
This dissertation explores the decision-making processes of personal support workers (PSWs) in long-term residential care (LTRC). These workers are lowest in the LTRC labour hierarchy, performing the majority of "hands-on" ...
The Struggle for Security: Risk, Politics and Pension Policy in Ontario, 1960-2016
This dissertation traces the rise and decline of Ontarios workplace pension system that has resulted with growing emphasis on Canadas public pension system, focusing on the postwar period to 2016. Since the mid-1980s, ...
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 ...
Invisible Worker(s), Invisible Hazards: An Examination of Psychological and Physical Safety Amongst Frontline Workers in Long-term Residential Care Facilities in the 'New' Global Economy
Research has consistently demonstrated that the long-term residential care (LTRC) frontline workforce encounters a range of serious health and safety hazards and risks that result in physical and psychological injury, ...