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Stuart J Murray
2017 MediaTropes  
And as with the bear in 2017, the claim issuing a clear climate-related consequence on Arctic animals was of little consequence in its contentiousness.  ...  Rather than sound the alarm of adaptability, and capacity for adaptation-an all too common scholarly activity in contemporary scholarship of Indigenous communities-Wenzel was more concerned about the representational  ...  Indigenous ways of knowing have been subjugated, subordinated, silenced, marginalized, and ignored through Western-based research methods and approaches.  ... 
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Acquiring foreign technology and achieving sustainable local innovation capability: case studies from the Sri Lankan manufacturing industry

Dilupa J. Nakandala
2011 Innovation and Development  
Tim is incredibly nice and easygoing and always had time for me whenever I appeared in his office. I believe his supervision style was well matched with the way I do things.  ...  It is the most challenging project I have managed in my career where scholarly guidance, friendships, and self-determination became critically important over ordinary project management techniques.  ...  The findings of this study agree with Lundvall on the importance of social cohesion in NIS but identify that social cohesion appears in the form of social networks among individuals in the Sri Lankan context  ... 
doi:10.1080/2157930x.2011.615124 fatcat:nq2xhaggcjcohmsic3ok4dpnwa

A Study on Indian Revenue Generators

Dr. Mrs. P. Amarjothi Dr. Mrs. P. Amarjothi
2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
In July 1860, James Wilson, the first Finance Member of the Governor General in Council, quoted thus from the authority of Manu while introducing the act for levying income tax in the country, As the leech  ...  India is common law federal country, with separation of powers between the legislature, the judiciary and the executive.  ...  In the years 1950-55, the first largely elected local government council based on the British Whitehall model emerged in Lagos and the former Eastern and Western regions.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-1220107 fatcat:mlaoehgvjnc4xkobjey7fiblaa

Abstracts from the Astrobiology Science Conference 2004

2004 International Journal of Astrobiology  
In particular, I will discuss: (i) The requirements for carbon-based life and their dependence on the values of physical constants.  ...  I will examine recent fi ndings in cosmology and their implications for the emergence of life in the universe and the ultimate fate of life.  ...  the most abundant source of genetic material on Earth and therefore are an obvious target for looking for life on non earth based bodies.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s1473550404001648 fatcat:7edgphlk6bb2xf73w3rrb2vc3m

Hydrological Resources in Transboundary Basins Between Mexico and The United States: El Paso del Norte and The Binational Water Governance [article]

Alfredo Granados Olivas, Hugo Luis Rojas Villalobos, Luis Carlos Alatorre Cejudo
2022 Zenodo  
"El Paso" era una referencia a un cambio geográfico, social e, incluso, a una perspectiva diferente del mundo y del futuro.  ...  La migración hacia el norte siempre ha formado parte de la conciencia social y del sentido antropológico de los mexicanos, primero bajo dominio español en su estrategia de evangelizar la región norte del  ...  , Texas, and New Mexico) in two nations (Mexico and the U.S.).  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6639980 fatcat:c7gemlbmkzfrbpfdf2sczxxqyq

The organisation of London's street gangs

J.A. Densley
2012 Global crime  
Their family, community, and social structures were in many cases ravaged by armed conflict and displacement.  ...  The enhancement model is essentially a combination of the "selection" and "social facilitation" models described in Chapter 1.  ...  If you were a member of more than one group then please think of the one that was most important to you 44 How many people are / were there in your group? Is promotion desirable?  ... 
doi:10.1080/17440572.2011.632497 fatcat:rlxect46wjf37f6wbsj3wt5f4y

Disentangling the social net : examining the links between social capital, empowerment and social difference in two ecotourism villages in Ghana

Ana Elia Ramón Hidalgo
2018
Community-based natural resource management (CBNRM) is one attempt to reconcile such endeavours.  ...  Overall, research findings show that social capital, social exclusions and empowerment opportunities are all interdependent phenomena occurring concurrently at different ecological scales and in different  ...  A large number of ecotourism case studies are based on forest-dependent communities (c.f., Zeppel, 2006) and in this context, ecotourism provides an opportunity to prevent intensive agricultural or forest  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0362924 fatcat:f3eisdnzwnahbkh7nuwz7r26ui

Transnational Environmental Crime in Greater China: A Case Study from the Perspective of Network Theories [article]

Yunbo Jiao, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
2017
in wildlife, forest products, and ozone depleting substances (ODS)).  ...  Second, it applies the concept of networked threats to the study of China's global trade in illegal wildlife, forest products, and ODS.  ...  First, the network society concept specifies the advent of a new social structure built on networks or social networks supported by information and communication networks.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d6908a5cc359 fatcat:d2vhfswbojffxns6bv6tubxwte

The role of social networks in knowledge transfer: a study of the small and medium scale agriculture sector in Zambia

Natasha Katuta Mwila
2017
This thesis is a study of social networks in the Zambian small and medium scale farmer sector.  ...  What has emerged from the findings of this study is that individual actor attributes play an influential role in social networks.  ...  from ties to 'holes' in social network structure.  ... 
doi:10.4225/03/58b76b9c01ab6 fatcat:mzufafhklfh2rby3w2527xz3h4

Using speculation to meet evidence: Reply to alba and messner

Gary Kleck
1995 Journal of quantitative criminology  
In comparison with other gun owners, owners of automatics or semiautomatics were more likely to be male, live in the South, own a gun for protection, and have a gun for work.  ...  Owners of automatic or semiautomatic firearms differ from other gun owners in several respects, including frequency of binge drinking.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was supported in part by the Harvard Injury Control Center, which is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf02630572 fatcat:sn33jw3xgvay5bbsgbyzkiyoqm

A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of repeated nebulisation of non-viral cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene therapy in patients with cystic fibrosis

Eric WFW Alton, David K Armstrong, Deborah Ashby, Katie J Bayfield, Diana Bilton, Emily V Bloomfield, A Christopher Boyd, June Brand, Ruaridh Buchan, Roberto Calcedo, Paula Carvelli, Mario Chan (+68 others)
2016 Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation  
A number of secondary clinical outcomes were assessed alongside safety measures: other spirometric values; lung clearance index (LCI) assessed by multibreath washout; structural disease on computed tomography  ...  detectable improvement in patients' quality of life.Future workFuture work will focus on attempts to increase efficacy by increasing dose or frequency, the coadministration of a CFTR potentiator, or the  ...  Being so involved with the patient groups enabled us to take advantage of social media and local networks across the UK ensuring that when we opened the patient identification centres patients were already  ... 
doi:10.3310/eme03050 fatcat:juuxji522jb57fvqkez2ueozpi

The Central Role of Collaborative Planning in Shaping the Future of the Metropolis: An Evaluation of Collective Decision Making in the Calgary Metropolitan Region [article]

Anas Almujhairy, University Of Calgary, University Of Calgary, Cormack Gates
2014
In this research I evaluated the role of collaboration in regional planning in the Calgary Metropolitan Region (CMR), one of largest and fastest growing metropolitan regions in North America.  ...  The evaluation factors were organized and collected from three important sources: the literature on collaborative planning and metropolitan governance, the practices of regional planning in Calgary, and  ...  find common themes (Forester, 2009; .  ... 
doi:10.11575/prism/28024 fatcat:glbewmq5pjbebh65slsw2sj6qy

Echoes, transgressions, and transformations : identity reorientation and the discourse of disaster recovery

Robin Susan Cox
2006
A critical, multi-sited ethnographic approach was applied to study the recovery process in two rural communities in British Columbia, Canada, where the McLure Fire forest fire destroyed homes and businesses  ...  A social-psychological process described as disorientation and reorientation was identified in which residents navigated and negotiated shifts in their material and social frames of reference associated  ...  Cox and Espinoza (2005) have also proposed a theoretical model for working from a more creative and community-capacity building approach with communities engaged in large-scale, traumatic transitions.  ... 
doi:10.14288/1.0053713 fatcat:4q2zlsbguneatpbit5g55wphaa

Learning to mobilise knowledge collaboratively: (per)forming community, translating knowledge, and reconciling identities

Adamina Ivcovici
2021
This thesis seeks to understand how knowledge and expertise mobilise—across disciplinary and organisational boundaries—in collaborative networks.  ...  This thesis offers a processual model to help policymakers, managers, and participants of collaborative networks learn to mobilise knowledge more effectively.  ...  Brokers who succeed in bridging, in social network theory parlance 'structural holes', may experience tangible manifestations of social capital.  ... 
doi:10.26180/14374814.v1 fatcat:74hnd6aahngjvnn554blnqzzvu

Estimating the Position of the Harvester Head-a Key Step towards the Precision Forestry of the Future?

Ola Lindroos, Ola Ringdahl, Pedro Hera, Peter Hohnloser, Thomas Hellström
2015 Original scientific paper Croat. j. for. eng   unpublished
In keeping with our findings, two companies have recently introduced sensor equipped crane solutions.  ...  Such information management systems have been available since the 1990s in Sweden and Finland, and are constantly being upgraded.  ...  Acknowledgements This paper has been written based on the results of a research entitled »Assessing the effects of various systems of wood extraction from forests on soil physical, chemical and micromorphological  ... 
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