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THE SILVER SEER: GENDER, SEX, AND THE DIVINE FEMININE IN URSULA K. LE GUIN’S THE LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS
This Project Thesis considers Ursula K. Le Guin’s application of feminist difference theory in her most celebrated science fiction novel, The Left Hand of Darkness. Le Guin’s work is consistent with much of the art and ...
"Some appointed work to do" : gender and agency in the works of Elizabeth Gaskell
In this dissertation, I examine relationships between gender and agency in the works of Victorian author Elizabeth Gaskell. Gaskell’s position within discussions of nineteenth-century feminisms has long been a subject of ...
Shifting discourses : the work and friendship experiences of women chartered accountants
The number of women in the Chartered Accounting (CA) profession has continued to rise since the 1970s; women now make up one-third of working CAs in Canada (Tabone, 2007). Yet, the number of women in the upper levels of ...
THE USE OF “TAAROF”: THE GENERATION AND GENDER FACTORS IN IRANIAN POLITENESS SYSTEM
This thesis examines the use of taarof expressions as well as attitudes to taarof held by Iranians. Taarof is a politeness system of Iranian (or Farsi), which is known for its high complexity (Sharifian, 2011). The study ...
The contributions of social learning to collaborative forest governance in Canada and Uganda: Lessons from forest-based communities
Collaborative forest governance is viewed as promising for sustainable forestry because it allows forest-based communities to participate directly in management activities and benefit from resource use or protection. ...