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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 ...
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.
Toward New Governance: Interest Groups and NGOs in British Columbia
Chapter 10 of the textbook, BC GOvernment and Politics
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
(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 ...
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., ...