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  1. Arrival Stories: Using Participatory, Embodied, Sensory Ethnography to Explore the Making of an English City for Newly Arrived International Students

    Contributor(s):: Stevenson, Andrew

  2. Exploring the Influence of the ROC Integrated High School Program

    Contributor(s):: Scott Caspell

  3. Koira-avusteinen terapia lasten psyykkisten häiriöiden hoidossa

    Contributor(s):: Susanna Tuovinen

    Koira-avusteinen psykoterapia on maailmalla tunnettu hoitomuoto psyykkisten häiriöiden hoidossa. Suomessa se ei kuitenkaan ole vielä saavuttanut samanlaista suosiota. Tämä opinnäytetyö kertoo koira-avusteisesta terapiasta ja sen käytöstä...

  4. Mögliche Effekte der tiergestützten Therapie bei Menschen mit Demenz : Umsetzung dieses Ansatzes in der Ergotherapie

    Contributor(s):: Sarah Hauser, Erika Kuster

    Ziel: In dieser Bachelorarbeit geht es darum, mögliche Effekte von tiergestützter Therapie auf älteren Menschen mit Demenz aufzuzeigen und mögliche Ansätze für die Ergotherapie anhand des Lifestyle Performance Models darzustellen.Hintergrund: Durch den...

  5. Transformative participation in agrobiodiversity governance: making the case for an environmental justice approach

    Contributor(s):: Coolsaet, B.

    This paper makes the case for an environmental justice approach to the practice and study of participation and effectiveness in agrobiodiversity governance. It is argued that, in order to understand the conditions under which participation leads to improved outcomes, the concept has to be...

  6. Are farmers in alternative food networks social entrepreneurs? Evidence from a behavioral approach

    Contributor(s):: Migliore, G., Schifani, G., Romeo, P., Hashem, S., Cembalo, L.

    Social entrepreneurship, individual activities with a social objective, is used in this study as a conceptual tool for empirically examining farmers' participation in alternative food networks (AFNs). This study verifies whether their participation is driven by the social entrepreneurship...

  7. The Effects of Animal-Assisted Therapy at a Long Term Care Facility

    Contributor(s):: Sarah Kendziorski, Carol Treacy

    This thesis is a qualitative study on how resident pets impacted the lives of residents in a nursing home. Through the hermeneutic process, ten participants were interviewed to determine their relationships with the animals. Five common themes emerged from this study; (a) the participants enjoyed...

  8. Human-Animal Interaction as a Context for Positive Youth Development: A Relational Developmental Systems Approach to Constructing Human-Animal Interaction Theory and Research

    Contributor(s):: Mueller, M. K.

  9. Couple involvement in serious leisure: examining participation in dog agility

    Contributor(s):: Hultsman, Wendy Z.

  10. Risk assessment of genetically modified food and neoliberalism: an argument for democratizing the regulatory review protocol of the Food and Drug Administration

    Contributor(s):: Meghani, Z.

    The primary responsibility of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to protect public health by ensuring the safety of the food supply. To that end, it sometimes conducts risk assessments of novel food products, such as genetically modified (GM) food. The FDA describes its regulatory...

  11. The diverse values and motivations of Vermont farm to institution supply chain actors

    Contributor(s):: Conner, D. S., Sevoian, N., Heiss, S. N., Berlin, L.

    Farm to institution (FTI) efforts aim to increase the amount of locally produced foods, typically fruits and vegetables, served by institutions such as schools, colleges, hospitals, senior meal sites, and correctional facilities. Scholars have cited these efforts as contributing to public health...

  12. Sports and recreational activities of the disabled from eastern regions of Poland

    Contributor(s):: Bergier, B., Kubinska, Z., Bergier, J.

    The primary objective of the study was recognition of the forms of sports and recreational activities of the disabled living in the regions of Rzeszow, Lublin and Bialystok, and determination of the benefits drawn by them from participation in these activities. A total number of 750 were...

  13. The role of community participation in climate change assessment and research

    Contributor(s):: Loo, C.

    There is currently a gap between assessment and intervention in the literature concerned with climate change and food. While intervention is local and context dependent, current assessments are usually global and abstract. Available assessments are useful for understanding the scale of the...

  14. The Koko factor: A pet partner team's impact on young children's participation during storytelling time

    Contributor(s):: Akuna, Janelle Celeste Kapuamohalaokalani

  15. The ethics of food for tomorrow: on the viability of agrarianism - how far can it go? Comments on Paul Thompson's Agrarian Vision

    Contributor(s):: Anthony, R.

  16. Risk & reward: The impact of animal rights activism on women

    Contributor(s):: Gaarder, E.

  17. The Influence of Animal Advocacy Groups in State Courts of Last Resort

    Contributor(s):: Tauber, S.

  18. Assessing fisheries - using an ethical matrix in a participatory process. (Special Issue: Two systems - one world.)

    Contributor(s):: Kaiser, M., Forsberg, E. M.

    The Norwegian National Committee for Research Ethics in Science and Technology, collaborating with the Norwegian Fisherman's Association and the Research Council of Norway, started in 1999 a project aiming at an ethical assessment of Norwegian fisheries for the year 2020. The project was to...

  19. Beneath the straw: in defense of participatory adaptive management

    Contributor(s):: Evans, J. M., Wilkie, A. C., Burkhardt, J.

    Our recent paper (Evans et al., Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics (JAEE) (2008) 21(6), 512-539) advocating adaptive management of invasive nonnative (aquatic plant) species (INS) in Kings Bay, Florida received detailed responses from both Daniel Simberloff (JAEE (2009) 22(1),...

  20. Conflict and engagement: an empirical study of a farmer-extension partnership in a sustainable agriculture program

    Contributor(s):: Grudens-Schuck, N.

    Stakeholder engagement is a crucial concept of extension education. Engagement expresses democratic values of the land-grant mission by providing opportunities for stakeholders to influence programme planning, including setting the agenda and negotiating resource allocations. In practice, the...