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Material Society and the Science-Policy Interface in Environmental Decision-Making: Understanding Risk and Mercury Pollution Policy in Canada 1995 to 2005
The intrinsic conflict investigated herein is that on the one hand, scientific evidence is required as a basis for environmental policy decisions; however, socio-economic and political dimensions of risk dominate decision-making ...
Beyond the End or the Means: Co-Theorizing Engagement for HIV Programming and Service Provision
Within health, community engagement is positioned as either a means, or an end. It is often framed as an apolitical, linear, and/or individualistic process, thus eschewing the relational or socio-structural factors that ...
The Impact of School Eating Environments on the Wellbeing of Children Transitioning from Full-Day Childcare to Full-Day Kindergarten
This study explored the impact of school eating environments on the wellbeing of children in the Full Day Kindergarten (FDK) Early Learning Program in the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and compared childrens experiences ...
Contexts, Conditions and Methods Conducive to Knowledge Co-Production: Three Case Studies Involving Scientific and Community Perspectives in Arctic Wildlife Research
Decision-makers require current and robust information to address the effects of social-ecological changes facing ecosystems, wildlife, and humans; however, research defined by single disciplines and knowledge systems is ...
The Experience of Ontario Teacher Candidates who care for the Environment: Seeking Ways to Define, Integrate, and Support Teacher Candidates' Passion and Activism for Food and the Environment into Their Pre-Service Learning
A qualitative study of 13 teacher candidates (TCs) involved in and passionate about environmental issues was conducted. This study explored how activist TCs developed their identity as learning teachers who want to incorporate ...
Protected Areas, Indigenous Peoples, and Reconciliation in the United States of America
This dissertation examines the relationship between the Chinook Indian Nation and United States National Park Service (NPS) at two small national parks along the Columbia River Lewis and Clark National Historical Park and ...