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Masters & Diploma Students 2022
Masters & Diploma Students 2021
Gig Work/the Gig Economy; Platform Capitalism; Community/Coalition Unionism; Neoliberal Labour Relations/Business Unionism; Ideology and critical discourse analysis; Labour/Social Movement Studies; Social Reproduction Theory
The climate crisis. Market Fundamentalism. Capitalism as a cause of climate crisis. Resource exploitation. The gap between climate science & government action, particularly in British Columbia, Canada.
relational and transformative change. sustainable and equitable food systems, social and environmental policy, socioecological well-being, participatory governance, and decolonial movements.
Indigenous Political Economy, Economic Policy, Global Finance, Economics of Resource Extraction, Labour History, and the study of political parties, both in Canada, and internationally.
discourse analysis, ecofeminism, environmental justice, crisis response, interconnections between COVID 19 response and the climate crisis response
Masters & Diploma Students 2020
Union Power, Neoliberalism, Left-Progressive Cultural Work & the Informalization of Labour.
Masters Students 2019
Structures of power in online discourse and the potential implications for the development of contemporary political movements
Refugee Rights, Humanitarian Policy Development & Impact of Global Economic Forces
Global governance, social-ecological problems within international development and food security in the Global South
Dependency theory, Latin American studies, social movements, hegemony and counter-hegemony, and political anthropology
Masters Students 2018
Public discourse, environmental policy and elections within the neoliberal paradigm of resource-dependent economies