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Constructing local culture in a near media monopoloy
The main objective of this thesis is to examine how the local radio news media in Thunder Bay construct local culture. Two paradigms are used to explain this process: instrumentalism and structuralism. Although other ...
Worldviews in transition : the changing nature of the Lake Nipigon Anishinabek Metis
In Northwestern Ontario (NWO) there is a need to assure a more complete understanding of the Indigenous voice. The researcher, who examined existing theories and research methodologies in sociology, determined that these ...
Cyborgology and the limits of human and machine implosion
Introduction Anxiety accompanies human/machine intersections. This condition is, however, relatively new. Early work on machinic extensions of humans (men in particular) for space travel occurred at roughly the same ...
In the eye of the beholder : an investigation of insider perspectives on the concept of successful aging
This research study is an exploration regarding the concept of successful aging and what it means to older individuals whose voices have commonly been disregarded in research o f this nature. Data were collected from a ...
Exploration of the meaning of menopause among Ghanaian-Canadian women
In spite of its biological universality, menopause is a complex phenomenon influenced by gender, identity and culture. The meanings of menopause and what it signifies for women vary considerably. They are shaped by ...
Impact of culture and social inequality on risk communication : a case study of the Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, Southern Manitoba
This thesis examines the sociocultural factors that influenced risk perception and risk communication among the residents of Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation in Southern Manitoba during the flood of 1997. I discuss ...