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Reimagining "Active" Participation in Ontario's History Curriculum

Angelica Radjenovic
2015 International Journal for Cross-Disciplinary Subjects in Education  
groups.  ...  Two guiding research questions include: 1) How active participation as described in the CEF is mandated in Strand E entitled Canada, 1982 To The Present of the grade 10 academic history curriculum and  ...  subject position, every conceivable theoretical perspective-that has destroyed forever the possibility of a single, unifying narrative of national identity" (589).  ... 
doi:10.20533/ijcdse.2042.6364.2015.0346 fatcat:zbjgqlqfvvb4jobxji2z7aqyg4

Muslim Political Activism or Political Activism by Muslims? Secular and Religious Identities Amongst Muslim Arab Activists in the United States and United Kingdom

Caroline R. Nagel, Lynn A. Staeheli
2011 Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power  
American, maybe from one perspective, at least from the perspective of the security apparatus [in the US]; therefore I belong to that identity group.  ...  The aim of the research, in this sense, was not to understand 'Muslim minority politics', per se, but to understand the ways in which a group of individuals, most of whom were from Muslim backgrounds,  ... 
doi:10.1080/1070289x.2011.656068 fatcat:davb7yqwfnhafosgiu47afgdty

Chapter 1 Advocating for linguistic equality [chapter]

2021 Language Activism  
Organized forms of activism which build into social movements have played a significant role in political life in Latin America in particular, and are more likely to bring about social change than individual  ...  In line with a constructivist perspective of language politics, I consider the range of language activism practices in the Isthmus to constitute a repertoire of language activism strategies.  ... 
doi:10.1515/9781501511561-001 fatcat:b5b22rbtwvggfd4szd5pifvb74

Shareholder Activism

Maria Goranova, Lori Verstegen Ryan
2013 Journal of Management  
In addition to equivocal results concerning the impact of shareholder activism on corporate outcomes, the separation of prior research into financial and social activism has left unanswered questions critical  ...  The heterogeneity of factors in shareholder activism, such as the firm, activist, and environmental characteristics that promote or inhibit activism, along with the breadth of activism's issues, methods  ...  shareholders' interests or just those of a small but vocal minority.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0149206313515519 fatcat:loatztw2xrfzndbowlxdyl2exq

Minority-Related Activities in the United Nations System in 2013

2015 European Yearbook of Minority Issues  
In reviewing the activities of relevant UN human rights institutions, bodies and mechanisms this chapter identifies and examines some of the main issues that have emerged regarding minority rights during  ...  It also examines some of the urgent situations that have arisen from conflicts which have targeted minorities across the globe.  ...  In 2013, a study was produced by the Roma Regional Working Group and the UN Development Group with the aim of reviewing all the activities undertaken by UN institutions to support the inclusion of the  ... 
doi:10.1163/9789004306134_012 fatcat:b552k34e3ncpxpnli6zg4xxwpq

Group and intergroup parameters of gang activities: An introduction and research agenda

Jane L. Wood, Howard Giles
2014 Group Processes & Intergroup Relations  
The papers therein raise important theoretical considerations of group process effects, social identity, and communication influences in gangs.  ...  In introducing this Special Issue on gangs, we overview the thrust of its papers, demonstrating how they assist in plugging research gaps from the dearth of psychological attention to gangs.  ...  We would also like to thank Libby Cuthbert for her patience and attention to detail throughout the process of putting the issue together.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1368430214548620 fatcat:auycgaxd5rg5pkmiasmvqsbtk4

Using Activity Analysis to Identify Individual and Group Behavioral Constraints to Organizational Change Management

Mohammed-Aminu Sanda
2011 Journal of Management and Sustainability  
It is argued that in the organizational change process, the inability of change managers to simultaneously identify the development of situational problems, such as conflicts and tensions induced by individual  ...  Individual and group behavioral factors that constrained the implementation and internalization of a best management practice model in an organization were examined.  ...  contradictions in the form of situational problems, conflicts and tensions induced by individual and group behaviours in their organizational activity systems.  ... 
doi:10.5539/jms.v1n1p111 fatcat:2vwqxliernc6dbrmwuowdgetk4

Language-Learning Motivation During Short-Term Study Abroad: An Activity Theory Perspective

Heather Willis Allen
2010 Foreign language annals  
However, activity theory, by unifying various concepts from sociocultural theory and explicitly focusing on the motivational dimension of human activities, is a useful lens for analyzing motivational processes  ...  From an activity theory perspective, delving into the reasons informing students' choices to learn French, earn a French minor or an International Business Certificate, or participate in summer study abroad  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1944-9720.2010.01058.x fatcat:x3ygx5o62jdf5mpna6uq4svcp4

Lifestyle and Living Physical Activity as a Part of an Active Way of Life in the Czech Republic

Aleš Sekot
2011 Physical Culture and Sport: Studies and Research  
The indispensable role of physical activity in the course of human life is permanently and scientifically confirmed in the context of the prevention of obesity.  ...  Physical activity of people plays an increasingly more important role in scientific interest regarding the way of life of contemporary society, and it is a very important factor in the process of officiating  ...  and role of sport activities in different societal and demographic parts of society, too (Kovář 2002) .  ... 
doi:10.2478/v10141-011-0022-8 fatcat:wbysckpcsbd3nns7ay6wkjzuwa

An Interpretive Investigation into Motivations for Outgroup Activism

Catherine Borshuk
2015 The Qualitative Report  
A qualitative study was conducted to explore the motivations of individuals, who advocate politically for members of social outgroups.  ...  The respondents emphasized the importance of a fundamental, shared human connection between themselves and members of outgroups, suggesting that universalism may be importantly implicated in forging bonds  ...  The central question of this article is why, despite evidence of bias and conflict between groups, do some individuals cross intergroup boundaries to engage in social justice efforts for members of lower  ... 
doi:10.46743/2160-3715/2004.1930 fatcat:byzsa7sdurafnmzehbeuu4joke

Building Localities without a Heimat: A Biographical Analysis of Migration and Activism in Germany [chapter]

Victoria Taboada Gómez
2020 Göttinger Beiträge zur soziologischen Biographieforschung  
Being identified as a minority in the country of origin or migrating for political reasons are also common factors among migrants who engage in political activism, while they develop multiple memberships  ...  Stella Dreier (2000) argues that these groups always had the goal of going back to their countries of origin, which prevented them from paying attention to their role in Germany.  ... 
doi:10.17875/gup2020-1322 fatcat:7sczvsr4urfz7nopop3fjw7nke

Functional Synchronization: The Emergence of Coordinated Activity in Human Systems

Andrzej Nowak, Robin R. Vallacher, Michal Zochowski, Agnieszka Rychwalska
2017 Frontiers in Psychology  
This perspective is rooted in principles of complexity science and non-linear dynamical systems and is supported by recent discoveries in neuroscience and recent models in cognitive and social psychology  ...  Our aim in this article is to identify a basic set of principles that underlie otherwise diverse aspects of human experience at all levels of psychological reality, from neural processes to group dynamics  ...  If, however, the group is not synchronized, the signals arriving from different individuals are conflicting.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00945 pmid:28659842 pmcid:PMC5468424 fatcat:6uoqk5ggxbcbtiyaaxw3t7l2d4

The Main Activities of the China Lobby in the United States
Прокитайское лобби в США. Основные направления деятельности

Alena Tochenaya
2019 США ܀ Канада Экономика политика культура  
The East-West Center Washington would like to acknowledge the following, who have offered reviews of manuscripts for Policy Studies.  ...  of individual ethnic groups.  ...  By affecting the political and territorial integrity of the state as well as the physical, cultural, economic, and political security of individuals and groups, these conflicts have great potential to  ... 
doi:10.31857/s032120680003768-8 fatcat:gnhfq2j63bbuzap2zfzgd745vi

Diving Into Complexity: Developing Probabilistic Decentralized Thinking Through Role-Playing Activities

Mitchel Resnick, Uri Wilensky
1998 The Journal of the Learning Sciences  
In social-studies activities, a major goal is to help students adopt the perspective of another person.  ...  In this paper, we argue that role-playing activities can play a powerful role in mathematics and science education-particularly in the study of the new "sciences of complexity."  ...  We'd also like to thank members of the Epistemology & Learning group of the MIT Media Lab for helpful feedback on this research.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327809jls0702_1 fatcat:5sdoidgpxvfctlwufmmddqton4

The active patient. A necessary development

J F Martin
1978 WHO chronicle  
In view of the trends in our society, in its health subsystem, and in its morbidity pattern, it is the role of every individual citizen, as a current or potential patient, to become actively involved in  ...  A special dimension of activity by the patient is the “ self-care ” movement, in which individuals or groups endeavour to attend to their own health needs with no assistance or only minimal assistance  ... 
pmid:625959 fatcat:dqroxbcweregrd4cvfe7ba7wge
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