Honours Student Research
Superheroes or caregivers?: mother's perspectives on raising a child with a developmental disabiity
“One policy would never fit all”: teachers' experiences teaching students with disabilities in inclusive elementary classrooms in Nova Scotia.
From curriculum to teacher practice: is Nova Scotia's junior high social studies diverse in its offerings?
The impact(s) of South Sudanese cultural marriage practices on women's pursuit of post-secondary education in Canada
COVID-19 and intimate partner violence: the implications of the pandemic on women's shelters in Atlantic Canada
"The World Beyond the "Brochure": International Students and the Multicultural Branding of Acadia University"
"The Discursive Construction of the Trump Impeachment: Delegitimation Strategies and Moral Panic on Hannity"
"A Narrative Analysis Exploring the Significance of Social Support Networks for Youth Experiencing Homelessness in Rural Nova Scotia"
O'Quinn, Makenzie S. J.
"Mu Na Kesinukutiwek: Engaging the 'Sick Indian' with Perspectives of Mi'kmaq on Healing and Sickness"
“Why do you put so much gay stuff in your artwork?" “I’m fucking gay, you stupid asshole.": a qualitative study on the connection between queer or trans identity and creativity
Double shifts: Acadia University students' views on low -wage work and poverty
The women of Generation X: will they be prepared for retirement?
Transgression in queer theory
The last straw: an exploratory study of receptivity to the movement to ban single-use plastic straws
Our narratives are radical: rethinking suicide care through lived experience
Teichman, Samantha E.
Family roles and sympathy casseroles: a sociological study examining the changes in the family after parental loss
Headed to the streets: a question of colour in the era of mass-incarceration a content analysis of the multi-media project “Die Jim Crow"
Lez talk about sex: a critical discourse analysis of the "How to/lesbian sex 101" video type on Youtube
Bachar, Sarah M. K.
Denying duality: a qualitative study of the racial identity of biracial young adults
Overbooked, over worked and unorganized: students' perceptions of Acadia's student Counselling Services
A far cry from reconciling: Understanding youth responses to reconciliation in Canada
Play like a girl: the presence of gender-based equality in varsity athletics at Acadia University
Berube-Sam, Suyin Isabelle
The Birth control pill: An analysis of the experience of women university students
Hutchinson, Hannah P.E.
Un(masc)ing the male feminist: An exploration of men's feminist identification and hegemonic sexual practices at Acadia University
Balancing acts: Women actors in the Atlantic Canadian screen arts industry
It's all about sex-here and now: The dynamics of heterosexual relationships at Acadia University
The Vagina Dialogues: conversations around women's bodies
No girls allowed? Exploring bias, discourse, and exclusion in the old boys club of medicine
Dr. Flow: the experiences of young women’s menstruation through a medicalized Lens
Esau, Erin Janice Darlene
Housing : one structural Influence on everyday, household-based pro- environmental practices
'The refugee type': Media representations of the refugee crisis in Germany
Murphy, Liam Patrick
Interrogating a label: An autoethnographic account of a man and feminism
The Ivany tower, whose One Nova Scotia?: a critical discourse analysis of "The Ivany Report"
Walls, Róisín Anne
The simplicity of fat?: Assessing the efficacy of anti-obesity campaigns from a fat studies and feminist perspective
Say yes to the dress(es)?: An exploration of gender performance in lesbian weddings
Knowledge in waves: The theory and practice of women's self-knowledge and self-understanding of their bodies
The problem of the coloured child: Child welfare services after the Halifax Explosion
What's in a name? A feminist analysis of critical self-reflection in decision making in heterosexual marriages
(Dis)labeled: A critique of the ‘disability’ discourse
The Bedford community: Why and how it fought the dump, built the town and created a place of its own
Flooding the rewards circuit: The economic and political effects of the illegal narcotics trade in Mexico and Colombia
Understanding sexual assault at Acadia University
Student athletes' attitudes towards the use of performance enhancing drugs
Black listed: The barriers affecting African Nova Scotians and university enrollment
Así es: The experience of the Latino population in the United States Criminal Justice System
Acadia alcohol policy and its effectiveness in reducing student harms
The wondrous word(k)s of Theodor Seuss Geisel: The employment of surrealist thought to express messages in children's literature
Navigating the edge: A population health approach to high-risk alcohol use
Internal colonialism in Canada: Residential schools and their legacy
Pulsifer, Brittany A.
A detour from the road to incarceration: Restorative approaches for youth in care
Thriving or surviving in the old boys' club: An examination of military friendship and gender integration within a maritime air force base
The ripple effect: Housing insecurity and its impact on affording basic necessities
The socio-political implications of egalitarian graffiti in western society
Rehabilitation programs in Canadian prisons and films: Reality and representation
den Hollander, Darlene
Socialism in the 21st century?: A case study of the People's War in Nepal
Rappin' rurality: an investigation into white rural rap production
Glinsky, Victoria L.
Pains of incarceration: The stigmatization of incarcerated mothers
The issue of suicide in contemporary Canadian society: A discourse analysis
The sustainable self: A gateway to a greener future
Gender, sport and the media: A study of the Canadian television coverage of the 2012 Olympic Games
Student Volunteer Abroad Programs—imagined political identities: Imperial capitalist development and the depoliticization of the altruistic fantasy
Set up for failure?: An examination of the Nova Scotia sexual health education curriculum
Peasant resistance to globalizing capitalism and accumulation by dispossession: Comparative case studies of contemporary Brazil and India
Monsanto: A case study of monopoly corporate power
Autism Spectrum Disorder and its effects on social and family relationships
Annett, Clare E.
Mad fashion: The fashion, femininity and sexuality of the female characters in Mad Men, a content analysis.
Dimmer, Sarah C.
Doomed from the start?: A Bourdieusian interrogation of working-class students in a rural Canadian context
Muslims and discrimination in Canadian culture and law: Cultural conflict theory
The voices of students with learning disabilities: An untold story
Lesmond, Gayle J.
The outsider-within?: The role of race and gender in the academic and social integration of black female students at Acadia University
Feminism, the unfinished revolution: An analysis of feminism within Canada and its continuing utility
Youth offender legislation and social change in Canada since 1908
The digital divide within education caused by the Internet
Toney, Wayne P.
Residential schools: Success or failure?
Van Rooyen, Emma
Housing in Kings County: Toward a holistic approach
Coping with harm reduction: Considering the impacts of long-term methadone maintenance treatment among stabilized participants in rural Nova Scotia
Toxic harvest: Island farmwomen, health and pesticide use
Amirault, Jenna R.
The Alberta tar sands: A crisis of contemporary capitalism in Canada
Anderson, Margaret Elizabeth Whitewood
The gendered sociology of knitting
Blackman, Kathy L.
The price of immigration is more than just money
Duffett, Emily M.
Breaking down barriers: Living with a physical disability on the Acadia campus
“Le monde a bien changé”: Examining identity and migration within contemporary Acadian society in New Brunswick
A sociological study of identity, ritual and a little drama
The Canadian state as a contemporary imperialist power
The burden of truth: Disjuncture between knowledge and practice in agricultural farming
Trask, Michael W.
Corruption on an island paradise: An autoethnographic account of the Balinese police force
The invisibles rules of food in modern western societies
Wratschko, Kayla A.
Learning disabilities and delinquency
Heterosexism in medicine: Lesbians' access to and quality of healthcare
Québec's myopic public sphere
Beveridge, Ceilidh Karin Eaton
Honour killings and intimate-partner homicide in Canada
Columbia: The political economy of fascist development
Drink, drank, drunk! The culture of drinking at Acadia: An ethnographic excursion
Lemesurier, Anne Rosamond
Indian informality and the manipulation of justice: the eviction and exclusion of the urban poor
Where is Daddy?: The visual portrayal of fatherhood in modern parenting magazines from 1994-2010
MacDonald, Jacqueline (Jackie) Patricia
Tracing theoretical approaches to crime and social control: From functionalism to postmodernism
Destructive development: Exploitation and imperialism in Nicaragua
Unbottling lies: The success of bottled water in North America
Dangerous women: Karla Homolka, Penny Boudreau and the patriarchal reasons behind their crimes
Awalt, Amelia D.
Satirizing social issues in the name of Family guy: Exploring TV's impact on young viewers
Black, Steve J.
Rural to urban migration: The case of Mexico City in comparison to other megacities
Gracey, Anthony R.J.
Reclaiming the indigenous and treaty rights of the Mi'kmaq nation: An analysis of three engagements undertaken by the Mi'kmaq warrior society
Houston, Anne E.
Evidence-based programming: An examination of the accreditation process for substance abuse programming in Canada’s federal correctional institutions
Jarrett-MacKillop, Jessica J.
A movement of motherhood: The creation of the Madres de Plaza de Mayo.
Rearranging arranged marriage: The meaning of marriage in India
Landry, Carolyn A.
From the verge of extinction to the survival of the Mi'kmaq
Stolen innocence: An examination of child prostitution in Thailand
Fighting the gap: Does military service reduce the gender wage gap
Parmelee, Dana C.
Which face do you put on Facebook?: Missed opportunities to gain social capital on Facebook
Sanford, Melody D
On a wing and a prayer: How religion affects volunteering and charitable giving in Canada
Tidgwell, Tracy Ellen
Imagined selves: Fat & queer. The politics and power of a creative subculture
Nursing primary care back to health: Primary care nurse practitioners and their potentional to improve rural health in Nova Scotia