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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 ...
(Ir)responsible Government, Deliberat(iv)e Democracy and the Evasion of Democratic Constitutionalism since Meech Lake
The de-legitimation of elite representation and bargaining in constitutional politics since the mid-1980s has resulted in a more challenging environment both for the management of inter-cultural relations and the reform ...
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 ...
Suzhi (Quality) Discourse and Laid-off Workers: The Role of Trade Unions in Post-Maoist China
Over the last 20 years, “suzhi” discourse pervaded government speeches, official media, and mainstream publications across China. This phenomenon attracted attention of western scholars, and their comments are mainly ...
Creating an “Invitational Classroom” in the Online Educational Milieu
Parker Palmer, a scholar who studied effective face-to-face teaching, introduced the term the “invitational classroom” (1993, p. 71). In particular Palmer emphasized that “an air of hospitality” facilitated the inviting ...
Beyond The Label: Triumphs, Trials and Tribulations of Women with ADHD in a Post Secondary setting
Recent literature has finally begun to acknowledge that women diagnosed with ADHD can experience unique challenges compared to their male counterparts. Mary and Bonnie will present case studies of women with ADHD in a ...
What we know and where we’re going: In medias res on self-representation and identity in university use of ePortfolios
ePortfolios are slowly gaining credibility in Canadian universities as useful vehicles for a number of learning activities. In both graduate and undergraduate programs, ePortfolios are used to house and share the repertoire ...
Academic Program Life Cycles: An Application of a Dynamic Growth Model
The basic mixed-influence diffusion growth model was extended by including economic factors (GDP, Recruitment Expenditures) deemed potentially to influence enrollment demand for academic programs. The regression analysis ...