Category Archives: Media Release

‘This is not your practice life:’ lululemon and the neoliberal governance of self.

How the Threat of Personal Failure Feeds Into lululemon’s Success Promoting problematic ideals of what it takes to be a model citizen may be key to lululemon athletica’s remarkable success, according to a paper just published in the Canadian Review … Continue reading

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Canadian Visa Officers and the Social Construction of “Real” Spousal Relationships

Visa Officers Under Pressure Approximately one in four residents new to Canada in 2012 were admitted under the family reunification program, and there’s a perception that says visa officers’ personal biases affect the decision-making process. However, a new study published … Continue reading

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Effectively Maintaining Inequality in Toronto

Are Canadian Universities Becoming More Americanized? Females and youth of Asian ethnicity are more likely to gain access to prestigious Ontario universities than males and self-identified Aboriginals and Blacks, according to a new study published in the Canadian Review of … Continue reading

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Think Tanks, Funding, and the Politics of Policy Knowledge in Canada

New Ways To Think About Think Tanks How we classify think tanks is influenced largely by who we believe to be footing the bills. But, while it is true that some think tanks have powerful corporate and political masters, a … Continue reading

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