14 record(s) found with the tag "international analogy" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Health Systems Performance in Circumpolar Regions: Can Regional Comparisons Support Policy and Stimulate Improvement?
Principal Investigator: Chatwood, Susan
Licenced Year(s): 2013
Summary: This thesis aims to explore the mechanisms that influence health system performance through a stewardship lens that provides insight as to how ministries, affiliated health sectors and regions not only carry out performance measures, but also hold accountability and make improvements. Understandings around the performance of health systems in circumpolar regions will be addressed through a case...


Negotiating with Mining Companies - Lessons from the Lutsel K'e Experience
Principal Investigator: Weitzner, Viviane Anita
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The main objective of this project is to gather information from the experience of Lutsel K'e in negotiating with the government, BHP, and other mining companies to share with other indigenous communities facing large-scale mining activities on their anc...


Landscapes of Power: Native Peoples and National Parks in Alaska and Northern Canada, 1940-1990
Principal Investigator: Martin, Brad
Licenced Year(s): 2007 2004
Summary: This is a doctoral dissertation project in the field of history. The central objective of the project is to assess how the relationship between indigenous peoples and national park administrators in Alaska and northern Canada has changed during the secon...


Learning from the Swedes: Community Perspectives on Literacy
Principal Investigator: Ward, Angela
Licenced Year(s): 2004
Summary: The purpose of this study is to determine the policy and practice factors that account for the differences in adult literacy levels between Canada and Sweden. Literacy advocates are anxious to understand why Swedish adults have demonstrated literacy leve...


Local Communities and Environmental Groups in Finland, Canada and the United States: Reducing Land Use Conflict in Arctic Wilderness Areas
Principal Investigator: Gladden, James N.
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: The main objective of the study is to look at institutional arrangements for involving nearby communities in land use planning for Ivvavik National Park. The researcher will compare these mechanisms for co-managing the wilderness park with case studies...


Collaborative Approaches to Ecosystem Management in Indonesia: Learning from Experience in Canada's North
Principal Investigator: Armitage, Derek
Licenced Year(s): 2003
Summary: In Indonesia, indigenous groups are articulating a demand for rights to lands and resources and a greater role in processes of development and change. There is also an increasing emphasis on negotiating partnerships and collaborative management arrangeme...


Women and Empowerment in Northern Canada and India: A Community Based Strategy for Building an Ecological Sustainable Way of Knowing
Principal Investigator: Brown, Rai
Licenced Year(s): 2000
Summary: This project will study the impact of education of women's status in Northern Canada and hopefully develop an ethic that re-engages culture and ecology by challenging the western notion of progress. The researcher will conduct unstructured interviews with innovative educational institutions, sustainable development organizations, and women involved in community-building projects, social justice i...


Local Caribou Ethologies in the Circumpolar Arctic
Principal Investigator: Anderson, David G
Licenced Year(s): 1998
Summary: The method of data collection will be participant observation of hunting and processing activities at camps established within the Gwich'in Settlement Area. The camps will be established by the Gwich'in Renewable Resource Committee and will involve several generations of Gwich'in hunters: elders, adults and youth. One research assistant will participate in setting up the camp and in the day-to-day...


Aboriginal Educational Development in the NWT
Principal Investigator: Shimpo, Mitsura
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Due to limited time resources, the researcher plans to limit his study to doing consultative interviews with staff members of the GNWT Department of Education, Culture and Employment and possibly with staff members of Aurora College in Yellowknife. No research will be done outside of Yellowknife. This survey is part of a larger international 3 year research project sponsored by Japan's Nation...


Aboriginal Self Government in the Canadian and Russian North: Problems and Prospects
Principal Investigator: Borisov, Andrian
Licenced Year(s): 1996
Summary: Studies in the Northwest Territories are a part of a comparative study of Canadian and Russian Norths to understand the problems and prospects for greater aboriginal self-determination. Areas examined included the level of aboriginal organization, at local, district and regional levels; the resources available to aboriginal peoples and their leadership to pursue collective interests; the types of...


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