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Transience and social cohesion in an Arctic community
Principal Investigator: Southcott, Chris
Licensed Year(s): 2010
Summary: The proposed project will examine the impact of transience on the social cohesion of Arctic communities. Using Inuvik, Northwest Territories as a case study the researchers, in partnership with community groups, will investigate: 1) the extent of mobility in the community, 2) determine what the major negative impacts of this mobility are on community organizations, and 3) discuss what can be...

Inuit employment mobility study, Kitikmeot Region, NWT
Principal Investigator: Goehring, Brian
Licensed Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: The researcher will continue his study on the different types of economy present in Kitikmeot communities: the traditional econony derived from hunting, fishing and trapping, and the wage economy. This study examines the sources of cash income, particularly those derived from seasonal, part-time and rotational employment. The study's results may identify trends in wage-labour employment and a st...