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Competing institutional logics, religion, and social movement outcomes: The case of solidarity economy enterprises in BrazilDownload
This research reveals how the work of social movement organizations is affected by multiple—and sometimes competing—institutional logics surrounding a movement. Communities are part of the context that influences the ability of social movements to achieve their goals, and multiple institutional...
Modeling the carbon balance of Amazonian rain forests: resolving ecological controls on net ecosystem productivityDownload
Abstract: There is still much uncertainty about ecological controls on the rate and direction of net CO(2) exchange by tropical rain forests, in spite of their importance to global C cycling. These controls are thought to arise from hydrologic and nutrient constraints to CO(2) fixation caused by...
While technology increases communication and autonomy, it also presents an opportunity for learning. Likewise, social media increases Brazilians’ exposure to the English language. Previous studies have shown the positive outcomes of technology in education, and researchers have argued that the...
The full thesis for this degree consists of three components: a recording of José Siqueira’s Sonata No. 02, José Alberto Kaplan’s Nordestinada, José Orlando Alves’s Sonatina for Violin and Piano and Introspecções, Ticiano Rocha’s Lágrimas de Oort for Violin Solo, and Marcílio Onofre’s Caminho...
This work seeks to expand understandings regarding the impact of occupational illnesses and injuries on development. It identifies a marked lack of attention to the safety of workplaces in international policy, which belies the importance of occupational health concerns in creating sustainable...
The road less traveled and the difference it makes: Approaches to studying abroad in Brazil and their effects on language learning and intercultural contactDownload
Even though student mobility is more frequent than ever before, the predominant direction is mainly from countries considered peripheral to those that have more economic and political representation (Altbach, 2004; OECD, 2015). The present study investigated the reasons why students take part in...
Toward the establishment of a forensic nursing specialty in Brazil: an integrative literature reviewDownload
Background: Over the past two decades, Brazil has made progress in bringing political and community attention to issues related to violence. The recognition of links between violence and health has intensified calls to accelerate the development of a forensic nursing specialty in Brazil. Aim:...
SSHRC Awarded Invited PG (stage 2) 2015: Many communities are dependent upon the resources of freshwater river systems for their livelihood and well-being. Multi-generational subsistence fisheries (including Indigenous communities) have well developed systems of local and traditional knowledge...