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A Voice for the Community: Public Participation in Wind Energy Development
Wind energy is expanding globally and locally in Atlantic Canada. It is a promising emission-free energy alternative in a context of increasing climate change concerns. Public surveys have reported high levels of public ...
Managing Current Complexity: Critical Energy Infrastructure Failures in North America
This paper applies the competing theories of High Reliability Organizations (HRO) and Normal Accidents Theory (NAT), two competing views of risk management in highly-complex and tightly-coupled systems, in analyzing the ...
The Breast vs. Bottle Battle: Infant Feeding Mis/Information
That “breast is best” is a truism even infant formula manufacturers do not openly dispute, and the choice to breastfeed has increasingly become part of the measure of a good mother in modern Canadian society. Yet the ...
Sea level rise impacts in coastal zones: Soft measures to cope with it
Sea level rise impacts are projected to cause multiple negative consequences in coastal zones such as coastal erosion, flooding, flood-related health problems, property damage and social-economic impacts. Thus, it is ...
Divorce laws and the structure of the American family
(UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2006-01)
This paper investigates the impact of no-fault divorce laws on marriage and divorce in the United States. I propose a theory that captures the key stylized facts of the rising then declining divorce rates and the apparent ...
The External Effects of Black Male Incarceration on Black Females
(UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2011-01)
This article examines how the increase in the incarceration of black men and the sex ratio imbalance it induces shape the behavior of young black women. Combining data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the Current ...
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Stillborn: Regulated midwifery in Nova Scotia
The purpose of this paper is to investigate why midwifery policy has failed in Nova Scotia while it has succeeded elsewhere. The primary focus will be to analyse the Nova Scotia policy and its implementation through Paul ...
Sad Cows and Empty Pockets: How Reviews, Recommendations, and Word-of-Mouth Can Affect Your Life
For financial endeavours that affect their immediate financial and physical well-being – finding a doctor, hiring a lawyer - people turn to trustworthy sources like family and friends for advice. For more frivolous matters ...
Becoming Public: Library Design And The Creation Of Public Space
This paper examines the impact of architectural and interior design on communicating the role and philosophy of the public library. It further analyzes the use of public built space to understand the ways in which the ...