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This study is about a series of operational acts of identification, such as interpretations, categorizations, representations, classifications, through which past materials have acquired their meaning and therefore identity. Furthermore, this meaning-making will be demonstrated always to be...
Assessing Exclusion Clauses: The Supreme Court of Canada’s Three Issue Framework in Tercon Contractors Ltd v British Columbia(Transportation and Highways)Download
Introduction The Supreme Court of Canada's 2010 decision in Tercon Contractors Ltd v British Columbia (Transportation and Highways ) concerned the enforceability of a broadly drafted exclusion clause in the context of public procurement tendering. It is noteworthy for several reasons. First, the...
Culture and the healthy immigrant effect: a multiethnic study of Canadian immigrants' self-perceived healthDownload
I present a qualitative study investigating the self-perceived health of recently arrived Canadian immigrants. The study develops health promotion’s understanding of culture as a social determinant of health, and conceptually locates it within a broader context of psychosocial factors. The study...
Different approaches to crosslingual focus groups: Lessons from a crosscultural community-based participatory research projectDownload
Focus groups are a useful data-generation strategy in qualitative health research when it is important to understand how social contexts shape participants’ health. However, when cross-lingual focus groups are conducted across cultural groups, and in languages in which the researcher is not...
Early Jewish Exegesis and Theological Controversy: Studies in Scripture in the Shadow of Internal and External ConflictsDownload
This is a collection of seven somewhat disparate essays by Isaac Kalimi, who has worked for many years on Chronicles, but whose research interests cover the spectrum of Jewish folklore, Midrash, of which Chronicles is an early example, and issues of Jewish and Christian interpretation. The essays...
Abstract: An interpretation method has been developed to incorporate nonlinear soil behavior to interpret undrained pressure-meter test results. The method makes use of both the loading and unloading portions of the pressuremeter test. The proposed interpretation method accepts that some level of...
One problem in humanities computing is the automatic interpretation of electronic texts. Can computers interpret texts or do they aide in the interpretation? In this paper we propose variants on the Turing Test to imagine if computer-assisted interpretation is possible. We argue that a way...
The Health of Animals Act and Regulations: an example of how Canada has failed to protect farmed animalsDownload
Abstract Farmed animal welfare is an increasingly pressing issue both in Canada and abroad. This thesis surveys the current laws Canada has in place to protect farmed animal welfare. It looks at the Health of Animals Act and regulations as an example of why laws that should protect farmed animals...
[Review of the book Interpretation: Ways of Thinking about the Sciences and the Arts, by Pachamer, & Golters]Download
Introduction: This wide-ranging collection of essays emerged from what must have been an enjoyably eclectic 2008 meeting of the Pittsburgh-Konstanz Colloquium in the Philosophy of Science, one charged with the double task of honoring Gereon Wolters and of showing off the many arenas where...