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Who matters? Public history and the invention of the Canadian past
There is no longer any real dispute that the past, as distinct from traditions, is an invention based on a careful selection of apparently empirical evidence. Historians now accept that there is no "ultimate" truth; there ...
Protestant agricultural Zions for the western Indian
(Journal of the Canadian Church Historical Society, 1972-09)
Three evangelical Protestant denominations, the Anglicans, Methodists and Presbyterians established missions in the Canadian West from 1820 to 1870. Their success was marginal, with no missionary achieving the ultimate ...
Riel House : A Critical Review
A very critical study of the preservation strategies employed at Riel House. Riel House was opened to the public by Parks Canada in the summer of 1980, after almost a decade of research and restoration. Situated at 330 ...
(1993). A Feminist/Postmodernist Methodology for Educational Research.
A paper for presentation to the Education Graduate Students' Association, University of Alberta.
(1985) Women Teachers in Edmonton Public Schools, 1940-1950.
The Second World War and its aftermath did not create greater opportunities for women workers, although more women worked, and more married women worked, at the end of the decade than at the beginning. The proportion of ...
(2005). Unlocking Hierarchy: Luce Irigaray, Entrustment and Contiguity
(EGOS: European Group for Organization Studies Conference, 2005)
In this paper I want to address a central conundrum in non-hierarchical organizing: How do we both recognize difference—that we are not all the same—without subjecting difference to its standard placement in our symbolic ...
(1998) "Women Organizing and Globalization: Resistance and the Organizing of International NGOs". A paper for presentation to the annual meeting of The Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, Canadian Women's Studies Association, Ottawa, Canada. A later version as a chapter for a book is linked to the book in the AU library below.
Sociology and Environmental Impact Assessment
(Canadian Journal of Sociology, 1997)
The paper indicates how a critical sociology could contribute to environmental impact assessment (EIA). It argues how sociologists must become involved in evaluating the EIA process itself. Topics examined include: how EIA ...
A snug little flock : the social origins of the Riel Resistance, 1869-70
(Watson and Dwyer, 1991)
Questions about the identities of the mixed-blood Indian-European peoples of Canada and the United States have puzzled historians and anthropologists in both countries. Who are the mixedbloods of North America? Why do they ...
Merchants, Mining, and Concessions on Nicaragua's Mosquito Coast: Reassessing the American Presence, 1893-1912 Penultimate versions before editing
(Journal of Latin American Studies, 2002)