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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" ...
Subjective Experiences of Expats in Vietnam: Linking Relative Social Position, the Habitus and Practice to Cross-Cultural Adaptation
This study examines the subjective experiences of expatriates in Vietnam, considering their relative social positions and dispositions as they adapt to local structural and cultural conditions. It explores how markers 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, ...
Lighten up: Exploring Skin Lightening Practices among Canadian South Asian Woman
This thesis examines how and why South Asian women decide to engage in the beauty practice of skin lightening within Canada. Skin lightening involves the use of products, treatments and procedures to lighten, whiten and ...
The Second Sex of Tomorrow? Constructions of Masculinity in the Moral Panic About Boy's Education. A Content Analysis of Canadian News Media
Based on qualitative content analysis of articles in ten major Canadian newspapers between 1990 and 2011, this thesis asks how masculinity is represented in discourses about gender and education. My analysis suggests that ...