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Clarke Foster

Clarke Foster I’m in my last year of an honours B.A. in International Development Studies here at Dal. I spent last year on exchange in Sweden and South Korea, and previous to my studies at Dal I lived and studied aboard Class Afloat’s tall ship the S/V Concordia. My thesis is focusing on the relative […]
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Mérédyth Bowcott

Mérédyth’s life-long interest in inequality has been shaped by her undergraduate studies in International Development and subsequent trips to Sub-Saharan Africa. Her travels in Rwanda and Liberia, in particular, have spurred her interest in armed conflict and societal reconstruction.  When not travelling to new places, there is nowhere she’d rather be than at her cottage […]
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Spring/Summer 2011

Articles Securing The Afghan People? Canadian Foreign Aid Policy and The Perils of Human Security By Leah MacNeil   Garden Growers’ Grievances: An Exploration of Mandinkan Gender Relations In Post-Colonial Agrarian Gambian Communities By Elizabeth Freele   The Popular Administration of Porto Alegre: Integrating Transformative Participatory Education In Public Policy By Jonathan Williams   Une […
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Staff Vacancies

As Undercurrent volunteer staff, successful applicants will gain experience in the process of peer review, and have the opportunity to learn about – and contribute to – the functioning of an undergraduate academic journal.   * We are currently accepting applications for * Associate Editor Translator ASSOCIATE EDITOR VACANCIES ** DEADLINE: Sept 30, 2013 ** Undercurrent: […]
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Deadline For Submissions

The deadline for submissions for the Fall/Winter 2011 Issue of the Undercurrent Journal is September 21st, 2011
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Fall/Winter 2010

    China’s Policy of Non-Interference In Sudan By Bobbie MacDonald   Youth As Voluntourists: A Case Study of Youth Volunteering In Guatemala By Claire Dykhuis   HIV/AIDS and The Social Determinants of Health: Assessing The Community Based Model For Empowerment By McLean M. Ayearst   From Colonialism To Modernism To Postcolonialism: The Case of […]
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Global Health Special Issue 2010

LoveLife: Addressing the links between HIV/AIDS, rape, and gender inequality in South Africa? By Juliane Collard   Canada’s role in the outmigration of medical professionals from Ghana By Patricia Hansell   Is income inequality associated with tuberculosis prevalence? A global and regional analysis By Jeanette Somlak Pedersen   Globalization from below: Health, Pharmaceuticals, Cuba and […
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Spring/Summer 2010

Philosophical Freedom and Underdevelopment By Sarah Bleiwas   The International Anti-Corruption Crusade: Neoliberal Institutional Structures, Moralization, and Social Capital By John Roden   Why Do They Fight?: The Political Economy of the Failure of Peace and Nation-Building in Afghanistan, 2001- By Andrew Skinner   The Global Recession’s Impact on Cambodian Women By Brookelyn Kirkham   [&h
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Fall/Winter 2009

Physician Brain Drain: Exercising Human Rights or Exploitation of the South? Understanding the Multidimensional Problem By Polly Ford-Jones   Anarchy in the Horn: A Study of Clanship in Somalia By Victor Platt   Migration and Education: The Brain Drain of South African Teachers to the United Kingdom By Hayley Price   Environmental Refugees: Should the […]
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Insight 2009

Articles The Pembina Institute: Balancing environmental policy with oil sands development in an industry oriented economy By Jordan Brown       The Challenges of Housing Revitalization in Poor Urban Neighbourhoods: A Case Study on the Spence Neighbourhood in Winnipeg By Rachel Buchanan and Carmen Budiwski   Assessing Civil Society and Democracy in Mexico, via […]
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