2 record(s) found with the tag "devolution" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Devolution of Power and Aboriginal Education in Canada: The Impact of Structure and Jurisdiction
Principal Investigator: Estok, Erin
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: Aims of this research are to make an academic contribution to the existing literature and ongoing consultation processes that will inform the First Nations Education Act, slated to be tabled in Parliament in Sept. 2014. Methodology: The project will compare educational outcomes in three Aboriginal communities at varying points on the self-governance continuum. This project will examine both...

Decentralization and Self-government as the Premises and Cause of Activating the Social Life of the Community.
Principal Investigator: Boyko, S. Vladimir I.
Licenced Year(s): 1992
Summary: The researcher and his team will define the tendencies in the process of decentralization of traditional power structures and appearance of the new forms in the NWT to compare with similar trends in the North of Russia. They will investigate the driving forces of these changes, determine if the process is evolutionary and evaluate the role of cultural attitudes and formation of specific political...