MA Major Research Papers

 

Western's Political Science Master of Arts program takes one calendar year to complete and offers two research paper options for students. This collection holds the final papers of students in the MA Major Research Paper stream.

Visit the Department of Political Science, MA Program website for additional information.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2021

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Syrian Refugees in Canada Transition to Resettlement: Through the Perspectives of Housing, Income, Female Resettlement, and Mental Health, Floranda Agroam

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Emerging Unconventionally; The Mavericks: An Analysis on the Development of Western Canadian Political Parties through Canada’s Newest Federal Party – The Maverick Party of Canada, David Carlson

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Decolonizing ‘Femicide’ in International Frameworks: A Decolonial Feminist Approach, Hannah Diebold

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From Classroom to Polling Station: A Cross-Canada Analysis of High School Civics Curricula, Elizabeth Kozak

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Local Government Response to Housing Unaffordability in Three Major Canadian Cities: A Study of Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto, Charlotte Kurs

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Public Health Concerns of Cannabis in Canada: Trends in Public Opinion Before and After Legalization, Cameron O'Dette

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Political Perceptions of Modern Quantitative Easing A Qualitative Study Examining The Relationships Between Political Affiliation, The Perceived Institutional Legitimacy of Central Banks, and Monetary Policy, Patrick Doodnauth Persaud

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“Man Camps”: Temporary Housing Facilities or Sites of Permanent Devastation? The Cases of British Columbia, Manitoba, and Nunavut, Jasmine Tordimah

Theses/Dissertations from 2020

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The Sino-Lankan Relationship: Challenging Liberal Foundations of Transitional Justice, Thurka Brabaharan

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Theories of Foucault and Agamben: the Issues of Borders and Sovereignty”, Melinda Ann Callahan

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THE EFFECTS OF INVASIVE BORDER SECURITY POLICIES ON VULNERABLE COMMUNITIES TODAY, Salena Halbouni

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Does Canada Meet International Standards on Employment Rights for Migrant Workers? An Analysis of The Effects of Labour Market Inequality, Ria Haque

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The Kids are Alt-Right: A Review of Authoritarian Attitudes in Young Adults, R. P. McDonald

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Pragmatic Conservative Nationalism: The Coalition Avenir Quebec, Joshua Nahmias