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Spring/Summer 2013

Articles The Double Burden of Disease: Combating Non-Communicable Diseases with Comprehensive Healthcare in Low-and-Middle Income Countries By Gillian Autton   Moving Towards an Alternative Approach: Human Rights, Internal Conflict and the Peacebuilding Process By Isabelle Jones   Product (RED): The Case Against Consumerism as a Form of Aid By Lanika Gallant   Dependency and African Football: A Critica
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Leah Bjornson

  Leah has been editing for the Undercurrent since early 2013, when she also became involved with The Peak: Simon Fraser University’s Student Newspaper. Currently, she writes and edits for The Peak as the Associate News Editor. Leah is studying International Studies and Political Science at SFU, and has supplemented her degree with extensive French language studies. Her work culminated in a research projec
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Joshua Patlik

Josh graduated from the University of Toronto Scarborough’s B.A. (Honours) program in International Development Studies and major program in Political Science. He is currently a Juris Doctor candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. He is a former Associate Editor and Managing Editor with The Undercurrent. Field experience includes stints in Vietnam and Kenya.
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Gaëlle Perrin

Gaëlle is a fourth year student at McGill University, studying International Development with a double minor in Economics and Environment. Originally from France, she loves traveling, learning about other cultures and ways of perceiving our environment. She is also passionate about sharing her own culture and language, and partly achieves that by teaching French to immigrants in Montreal. En dernière année de baccala
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Jocelyn Wolfe

  Jocelyn recently graduated from the University of Western Ontario (UWO) with a B.A. Honours, with a specialization in International Relations. Jocelyn thoroughly enjoyed her undergraduate degree at UWO and looks forward to continuing her education both inside and outside of the classroom. Jocelyn’s academic interests include everything from politics and religion to climate change and all things development rel
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Fall/Winter 2012

  Articles Improving Canadian Foreign Aid: A Critique of Canada’s Aid Bureaucracy By Amy Bronson   Economic Benefits of Antiretroviral Therapy Programs for Low and Middle-Income Countries: A Case for Universal Access to HIV Treatment By Lindsey America-Simms   The Global “Brain Drain” of Health Professionals: An Examination of Ethical Recruitment Policies By Erin McSorley   The C
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Spring/Summer 2012

  Articles Bourdieu’s Social Capital and Save the Mothers By Sarah Rostom   Fighting Globalization with Globalization: The Battle Between Indigenous People and MNCs in Peru By Raly Chakarova   Type 2 Diabetes in Rural Guatemala: Disease Perceptions, Service-Provision Difficulties and Management Techniques By Matthew Little   Rethinking agricultural land acquisitions as a form of agricultural  inve
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Sophie Roher

Sophie Roher   Sophie Roher is a fourth year student in the Arts & Science Program at McMaster University. She completed the Foundation Year Program at the University of King’s College in Halifax and pursued her love of French at universities in both Lyon, France and Trois Rivières, Quebec. Sophie is co-chair of World University Services of Canada (WUSC)’s local committee at McMaster, which sponsors two refu
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