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Aging and Negotiating Social Stigma: Stereotypes and Stairs
Negative age-stereotypes can foster biopsychosocial health consequences within older adults; however, there is a paucity of research examining self-efficacy (a determinant of activity avoidance or uptake), and no research ...
Urban Renewal: Opportunity for Green Innovation in the Face of Climate Change, A Case Study of Toronto Community Housing
Cities around the world have established ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit the global average temperature increase to within 1.5°C of pre-industrial levels by 2050. The effects of climate ...
Climate Change Policy in Canada and Germany: A Comparative Analysis
Climate change is an important issue. This paper will look at the climate change policy of Canada and Germany. In particular borrowing from Hessing et al.'s analysis of resource and environment policy by way of looking at ...
Peace Farms: Sustainable Organic Food Business Development
This is a report on sustainable organic food business development. It uses expert research in crop planning and business strategizing for the Peace Farms project aimed at growing organic food in Toronto at affordable prices. ...
Chapter Two: Canadian Refugee Jurisprudence on Military Service Evasion
(Centre for Refugee Studies, York University, 2005-01-05)
"In the Wake of 1974: Psychological Well Being and Post-Traumatic Stress in Greek Cypriot Refugee Families"
This paper explores the discourse of refugee trauma, analysing ways the displaced, the state, and mental health practioners think about displacement and other war traumas. Narratives were obtained via in-depth qualitative ...
"Dancing Across Borders: Exotic Dancers, Trafficking and Immigration Policy"
This article analyzes a Canadian immigration program that authorizes issuance of temporary work visas to 'exotic dancers.' In response to public criticism that the government was thereby implicated in the transnational ...
"Rights Based Refuge, the Potential of the 1951 Convention and the Need for Authoritative Interpretation"
(Oxford University Press, 2004)
Non-refoulement is the central part of the protection of the 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees. It is true that Article 1, a definition, is the passport to Convention refugee status and the expectation of ...
"Disappearing Refugees: Reflections on the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement"
(Columbia University, School of Law, 2005)
Negotiating Colonial Encounters: (Un)Mapping the Policing of Indigenous Peoples' Protests in Canada
This dissertation adopts an analytic concept of settler colonial pacification to examine shifts in the policing of Indigenous peoples’ protests in Ontario from the mid-1990s to 2013. Following the high-profile conflicts ...