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Workers social wage struggles in the Great Depression and the era of Neo-Liberalism: International Comparisons
This paper looks globally at the ways in which workers attempted to win a degree of income stability through state guarantees of social entitlements in two periods: first, the Great Depression, when income stability via ...
Luminescence profiling of postglacial eolian dunes in central and northern Alberta using a portable OSL reader
Regular luminescence dating is a lengthy procedure that entails elaborate sample preparation as well as multiple measurements to arrive at an age of a given sample. In practice, not all samples that may appear datable in ...
Seasonal Variation in Sexual Segregation in spider Monkeys (Ateles GeoffroyI Yucatanensis) at Runaway Creek Nature Preserve Belize
Sexual segregation, the separation of males and females socially or by habitat, has been recognized as a dimension of the socio-ecology of many vertebrates, but has not been quantified or systematically examined in primates. ...
Implementing Mobile Learning Across Cultures Globally: Opportunities and Challenges” and to present a poster entitled, "Athabasca University Mobile Learning: Delivering French Training Using Mobile Devices
Because of the rapid growth in the use of mobile technology globally, there is the potential to reach learners around the world to help them become more educated and to improve the quality of life. Mobile technology allows ...
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 ...
Silent Historiographers: Memories of Struggle, Scripts of Resistance
The main objective of this paper is to draw attention to the possibilities in testimonials to strengthen the decolonizing vein in postcolonial culture critique. With elements of oral history, autobiography, life story, ...
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 ...
Mendicant vs Aristocratic Pedagogy in Chaucer's Summoner's Tale
“The Summoner’s Tale” (1390s) in Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales satirizes the hypocrisy of mendicant friars. Previous criticism has either focused on the portrait of the hypocritical character of Friar John in ...
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., ...