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  • Larter, Tamara; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Sociology, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Sociology, 2011)
    Twenty women linked with the sex trade in Edmonton, Canada went missing or were murdered between 2001 and 2008. In this study, I use Foucauldian and feminist theories, via discourse analysis, to examine the ways that ...
  • Gray, Robert John Stephen; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1998Arts and ScienceDeparment of History, 1998)
    The epideictic discourse of political autobiography offers a powerful means of persuasion to attitude not otherwise available to politicians. In the extended narrative form of political autobiography, the audience's ...
  • Nesbitt, Jessi (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, c2010Education, 2010)
    For women who have experienced domestic abuse, it is well acknowledged that wounds endured are often not just physical, but emotional and psychological as well. As the consequences of experiencing domestic abuse can be ...
  • Sinha, Partha Sarati (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of ManagementManagement, 2013)
    In this study, we examine the predictive power of Morningstar’s new ratings for mutual funds’ future performance and compare its predictive power with four competing predictors. We also examine Morningstar’s new ratings’ ...
  • Alomari, Thabit (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Anthropology, c2012Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2012)
    Volunteer tourism (voluntourism) has been described as an alternative form of tourism to mass tourism. It has been suggested that understanding the motivations of voluntourists might lead to a better understanding of the ...
  • Mishra, Sandeep; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2010)
    Risk-sensitivity theory predicts that decision-makers shift from risk-aversion to riskpreference in situations where low-risk options are unlikely to meet their needs. Risksensitive theory is contrasted with more traditional ...
  • Hawryluk, Paul; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1986Education, 1989)
    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of offering an extrinsic reward to Individuals who were Involved In creative writing. Two essential components of creative writing that were Investigated were the quality ...
  • Eastly, Charles Martin Legrande; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    This project is about diversity. It shows diversity by telling stories. The stories are those of teachers and students, woven together into a single narrative to give some expression to the diversity, variety, and richness ...
  • Farr, Tracy Deanne; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2003Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2003)
    Stroke is the third leading cause of death and survivors suffer motor impairments. The rodent sensorimotor system is similar to the human's, making rodents a good model to study the effects of stroke. Transgenic technology ...
  • Lacho, Christine D.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2013)
    Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) have experienced declines in numbers throughout their range due to historical overharvesting and more recent habitat degradation. Fragmentation and disruption caused by large dams on ...
  • Doan, Jonathon Edward Bruce; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2006Arts and ScienceDepartment of Kinesiology and Physical Education, 2006)
    Contextual influence on movement was examined for a selection of everyday activities. Non-medicated and medicated Parkinson's disease (PD) patients and control subjects reached for a drinking glass target from both seated ...
  • Foroud, Afra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Neuroscience, c2008Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2008)
    The purpose of this thesis is to describe the organization of the movements of skilled reaching. Our knowledge of reaching behaviour has been limited to an understanding of specific actions. Results from this thesis ...
  • Wilson, Penni L (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Health SciencesHealth Sciences, 2014)
    The purposes of this phenomenological hermeneutics study were to gain an understanding of the meaning nine public health nurses (PHNs) in southern Alberta attach to their experience of promoting health related to safe and ...
  • Yang, Andre; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Management (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Management, 2006Management, 2006)
    An increasing number of companies now provide cell phones for their employees. However, these organizations find selecting cell phone services to be complex with literally hundreds of rate plans, coverage areas and other ...
  • Uddin, Md Mohsin (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Mathematics and Computer ScienceArts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Sicence, 2014)
    Automatic multi-document summarization (MDS) is the process of extracting the most important information such as events and entities from multiple natural language texts focused on the same topic. We extract all types ...
  • Zibran, Minhaz Fahim; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Faculty of Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 2007)
    Course timetabling is a well known constraint satisfaction optimization (CSOP) problem, which needs to be solved in educational institutions regularly. Unfortunately, this course timetabling problem is known to be ...
  • Mazumdar, Deepayan Dutta (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Geography, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Geography, 2011)
    Understanding variations in remote sensing data with illumination and sensor angle changes is important in agricultural crop monitoring. This research investigated field bidirectional reflectance factor (BRF) in crop ...
  • Pilgrim, Nicole L (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2012Arts and ScienceBiological Sciences Department, 2012)
    Selenium (Se) is an essential element, toxic at concentrations only slightly above those required. It can become detrimental to fish health when available in excess in the aquatic environment. This study examined the effects ...
  • Yim, Tonia Tan-Ling; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2007Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2007)
    This thesis investigates the role of the hippocampus in object memory. Currently, the role of the hippocampus in object recognition is unclear, with some studies demonstrating a delay-dependent impairment after hippocampal ...
  • Montina, Anthony D; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, c2010Arts and ScienceDepartment of Chemistry and Biochemistry, 2010)
    Solid state NMR has the ability to obtain detailed structural information at the molecular level in materials. This has led to the development of a large number of high resolution techniques, some of which utilize multiple ...

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