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Pluralism,Institutionalism and the Theories of BC Politics
THis article looks back on the classic theories of BC politics from the perspecctive of contemporary institutionalism
Toward New Governance: Interest Groups and NGOs in British Columbia
Chapter 10 of the textbook, BC GOvernment and Politics
No Watertight Compartments: Trade Agreements, International Health Care Reform, and the Legal Politics of Public Sector Exemptions
Debates over the legal interpretation of trade treaty (WTO and NAFTA) exemption clauses for public services display a common pattern. Critics of trade agreements argue that these clauses are likely to be narrowly interpreted, ...
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Accreditation course
Executive Accreditation course towards achieving the designation as an Accredited Business Communicator (ABC).
Domestic Health Policies and International Trade: a Framework for Assessing Trade-Related Legal Risk
this was an invited talk delivered at the International Conference on Healthcare and Trade in Rotterdam Netherlands, December 10-11, 2009.
Something Old, Something New: Reflective Journals and Social Networking
The practice of writing journals is a tried and tested method for developing student writing skills and reflection on the process of writing. With current technology, this method can be updated and given a new dimension ...
BALTA Newsletter - Spring 2011
This is the newsletter of the of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
The Association Between Older Age, Co-Morbidity, and Treatment Status of Incident Osteoporotic Fractures: A Population-Based Nested Cohort Study
BACKGROUND: Despite strong evidence-based rationale for both the primary and secondary prevention of osteoporosis, there remains an overall low prevalence of osteoporosis treatment in older adults. Furthermore, there is ...
Housing of Immigrants: Some Psychological Issues
International migration is a common phenomenon. The housing of an immigrant’s host society can be very different from that of the society of origin. As new immigrants’ experiences of and expectation about housing (e.g., ...
Recognizing the Embeddedness of Ethics and Economics
The relationship between ethics and economics is far more intimate than the West, since the Enlightenment, has typically recognized. Indeed, as I will try to show, the actual relationship is best explained by adopting a ...