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The birth of a well-adjusted individual in neoliberal times: Self-esteem discourse and its implications on bodies of color
The concept of “self-esteem”, identified within sociology and psychology fields as self-concept, reflects a person’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. Ever since its inception into academic ...
"""This Indian dance is so cool"": Identifying and analyzing racialized discourses in music videos"
This research paper identifies and analyzes discursive productions and promotions of Others in and through twenty-first century music videos. Discourses of white and non-white subjectivities are examined. In-depth synthesizes ...
Feature Profile: Field Instructor Kristen Lwin
Kristen is serving as the Executive Director of Practice and Research Together, a national non-profit knowledge translation organization for child welfare. Kristen has led the development of a curriculum focused on promoting ...
What Do We Mean By Support? A Discourse Analytic Study of Practitioners’ Talk about Facilitating Support Groups for Eating and Body Image Issues
The purpose of this research is concerned with the ways service providers define, construct, and understand their practices and approaches in facilitating support groups in community-based settings for adults living with ...
The Gays Aren’t All White, The Desis Aren’t All Straight: Exploring Queer Subjectivity in the Toronto South Asian Diaspora
The purpose of this research project is to approach a better understanding of queer South Asian diasporic identity and experience as it exists in Toronto, Canada. It attempts do so through the narratives of five individuals ...
“We just know who we are”: lesbian refugees in the Canadian immigration system
This paper explores the experiences of lesbian refugee claimants in the Canadian immigration system. Lesbian women attempting to escape violence and persecution face specific challenges in the asylum seeking process, from ...