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The Significance of Property Rights in Biotic Sequestration of Carbon

Alastair Lucas

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0021
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter explores the role of property rights in the design of appropriate legal structures for biotic carbon sequestration. The objective is a regime that permits creation of biotic ... More


The Creation of the Dominion of Canada, 1860–1901

Phillip Buckner

in Canada and the British Empire

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199563746
eISBN:
9780191701900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563746.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the historical background related to the creation of the Dominion of Canada during the period from 1860 to 1901. During this period the scattered British North American colonies ... More


Reverses

Michael J. Lansing

in Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226283500
eISBN:
9780226283647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283647.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

NPL leaders admitted to a tight hold on the organization. They suggested that their objective—“to obtain democracy”—nonetheless made the League democratic. The strength of their opponents cemented ... More


Canada's Voluntary, Market-Based Approach to Energy Security

Alastair R. Lucas

in Energy Security: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Legal and Regulatory Environment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199271610
eISBN:
9780191709289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199271610.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter discusses that no explicit Canadian policy addresses either the physical security or supply adequacy and reliability aspects of energy security. It notes that the primary objective of ... More


Day of DH: Defining the Digital Humanities

Matthew K. Gold

in Debates in the Digital Humanities

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677948
eISBN:
9781452948379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677948.003.0009
Subject:
Education, Philosophy and Theory of Education

A Day in the Life of the Digital Humanities (Day of DH) is a community publication project sponsored by the University of Alberta under the direction of Geoffrey Rockwell. Each year, it brings ... More


Featuring Robeson: 1928–1940

Todd Decker

in Show Boat: Performing Race in an American Musical

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199759378
eISBN:
9780199979554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199759378.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

Paul Robeson played Joe for just over a decade, appearing in the first London production in 1928, the 1932 Broadway revival, the 1936 Universal Pictures film, and a 1940 Los Angeles production. All ... More


The Age of the “Organic-Industrial Complex”

Anne Meis Knupfer

in Food Co-ops in America: Communities, Consumption, and Economic Democracy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451140
eISBN:
9780801467714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451140.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter looks at food cooperatives that have been established in the last ten or so years. Among them are the Alberta Food Co-op, located in the renovated northeast neighborhood in ... More


Emissaries of a Dying Epoch

Joel Berger

in The Better to Eat You With: Fear in the Animal World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226043630
eISBN:
9780226043647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226043647.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes the author's efforts to study bison interactions with wolves, focusing on three geographical areas—those with wolves, those without, and those where bison were once ... More


Filipino youth professionals in Alberta, Canada: shaping gender and education landscapes?

Maria Veronica G. Caparas

Glenda Tibe Bonifacio (ed.)

in Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447340195
eISBN:
9781447340232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340195.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter adopts Critical Theory in introducing and examining the narratives of Filipino youth professionals in Alberta, Canada as reflective of the interplay of age, gender, and migration that ... More


Life in a Cold Lake: childhood, mobility, and social structures

Gabriel Asselin

Glenda Tibe Bonifacio (ed.)

in Global Youth Migration and Gendered Modalities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781447340195
eISBN:
9781447340232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447340195.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

The students of École Voyageur come from two distinct groups: those from military families and those whose parents work in the oil industry, two institutional social networks which have very ... More


The Petroleum Archive

Stephanie LeMenager

in Living Oil: Petroleum Culture in the American Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199899425
eISBN:
9780199347186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899425.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Chapter 4 moves beyond the end of the world to visit three potential archives of the future, oil museums in Los Angeles, Alberta, and Texas that commemorate distinct genealogies of energy and diverse ... More


How Context Shapes the Experience of Staff and Residents in Residential Long-Term Care Settings

Carole A. Estabrooks and Stephanie A. Chamberlain

in Context in Action and How to Study It: Illustrations from Health Care

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198805304
eISBN:
9780191843419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805304.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter describes 10 years of research into organizational context in residential long-term care (LTC) settings. It focuses on this book’s first and third questions: What constitutes context for ... More


“Stealing Steps” and Signature Moves: Alternative Systems of Copyright

Anthea Kraut

in Choreographing Copyright: Race, Gender, and Intellectual Property Rights in American Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199360369
eISBN:
9780199360390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199360369.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter asks how notions of property infused the practices of African American vernacular dancers in the 1930s and 1940s. While a number of scholars have argued that Western ideas of singular ... More


Moving Along, Back and Forth

Monica Heller, Lindsay A. Bell, Michelle Daveluy, Mireille McLaughlin, and Hubert Noël

in Sustaining the Nation: The Making and Moving of Language and Nation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199947195
eISBN:
9780190267391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199947195.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 4 focuses on the western and northern places of mooring. We describe how the state interest in making francophone communities, and the francophone elites’ investment in it, comes up against ... More


French in Alberta: A speaker from Rivière-la-Paix

Douglas C. Walker and Réjean Canac-Marquis

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0023
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Peace River region in northwest Alberta is home to the largest concentration of francophones in a province where the nineteenth-century francophone majority has now been reduced to less than 2 ... More


Variation in Canada: Effects of language contact in rural francophone Alberta

Réjean Canac-Marquis and Douglas C. Walker

in Varieties of Spoken French

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780199573714
eISBN:
9780191818011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573714.003.0037
Subject:
Linguistics, Phonetics / Phonology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines representatives of three generations of bilingual speakers in a rural community of western Canada, exploring the effects of long-term exposure to English on the French language, ... More


Oil: A Volatile Past, an Uncertain Future

Michael B. McElroy

in Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190490331
eISBN:
9780197559642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190490331.003.0011
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Sustainability

For thousands of years, wood was the most important source of energy for human societies. There were many applications for this resource. Arguably, the most important was its role as a source of ... More


Kairos and Void

Robert H. Abzug

in Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.003.0020
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

This chapter recounts the intertwined dramas of May’s personal and professional life in the early 1960s, one that sees him participating in the founding of the Association for Humanistic Psychology ... More


Alberta

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz

in Prairie Directory of North America: The United States, Canada, and Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195366945
eISBN:
9780190267759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195366945.003.0037
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a historical background of Alberta's prairies followed by a list of prairies in alphabetical order. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a ... More


Manitoba

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz

in Prairie Directory of North America: The United States, Canada, and Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195366945
eISBN:
9780190267759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195366945.003.0038
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a historical background of Manitoba's prairies followed by a list of prairies in alphabetical order. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a ... More


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