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Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Aboriginal Child at School     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
About Performance     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 6)
Access     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 24)
ACCESS: Critical Perspectives on Communication, Cultural & Policy Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Acta Academica     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Acta Universitaria     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Adeptus     Open Access  
Advocate: Newsletter of the National Tertiary Education Union     Full-text available via subscription  
African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
African Historical Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
AFRREV IJAH : An International Journal of Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Agriculture and Human Values     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Altre Modernità     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Amaltea. Revista de mitocrítica     Open Access  
American Imago     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 2)
American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences     Open Access   (Followers: 7)
American Review of Canadian Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Anabases     Open Access  
Angelaki: Journal of Theoretical Humanities     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 14)
Anglo-Saxon England     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 59)
Antik Tanulmányok     Full-text available via subscription  
Antipode     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 30)
Arbutus Review     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Argumentation et analyse du discours     Open Access   (Followers: 5)
Arion : A Journal of Humanities and the Classics     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 8)
Arts and Humanities in Higher Education     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 31)
Asia Europe Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Asian Perspectives in the Arts and Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Australasian Journal of Popular Culture, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Behaviour & Information Technology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 73)
Behemoth     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Bereavement Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Cahiers de civilisation espagnole contemporaine     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
Cahiers de praxématique     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Carl Beck Papers in Russian and East European Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Child Care     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 3)
Choreographic Practices     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Claroscuro     Open Access  
Co-herencia     Open Access  
Coaching: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 6)
Cogent Arts & Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Colloquia Humanistica     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Comprehensive Therapy     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Congenital Anomalies     Hybrid Journal  
Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage     Open Access   (Followers: 12)
Cornish Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 1)
Creative Industries Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Critical Arts : South-North Cultural and Media Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Crossing the Border : International Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Cuadernos de historia de España     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Cuadernos de la Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales. Universidad Nacional de Jujuy     Open Access  
Cultural History     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 26)
Culture, Theory and Critique     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Daedalus     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Dandelion : Postgraduate Arts Journal & Research Network     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Death Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Debatte: Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 4)
Digital Humanities Quarterly     Open Access   (Followers: 44)
Diogenes     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Doct-Us Journal     Open Access  
e-Hum : Revista das Áreas de Humanidade do Centro Universitário de Belo Horizonte     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Early Modern Culture Online     Open Access   (Followers: 28)
Égypte - Monde arabe     Open Access   (Followers: 3)
Eighteenth-Century Fiction     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Éire-Ireland     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
En-Claves del pensamiento     Open Access  
Enfoques     Open Access  
Ethiopian Journal of the Social Sciences and Humanities     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 4)
Études arméniennes contemporaines     Open Access  
Études de lettres     Open Access   (Followers: 2)
European Journal of Cultural Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
European Journal of Social Theory     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Expositions     Full-text available via subscription  
Fronteras : Revista de Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Fudan Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences     Hybrid Journal  
GAIA - Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 5)
German Research     Hybrid Journal  
German Studies Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 17)
Germanic Review, The     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Globalizations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Gothic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 9)
Gruppendynamik und Organisationsberatung     Hybrid Journal  
Habitat International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Hacettepe Üniversitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Dergisi     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Harvard Journal of Asiatic Studies     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 12)
Heritage & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
Hopscotch: A Cultural Review     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 1)
Human Affairs     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Human Nature     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Human Performance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Human Resources for Health     Open Access   (Followers: 6)
Human Studies     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
humanidades     Open Access  
Humanitaire     Open Access   (Followers: 1)
Humanities     Open Access   (Followers: 9)

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  • Acknowledgments

    • Authors: Laurie Waye
      Abstract: In addition to the hard work of the authors, we would like to thank the following people.The supporting instructorsDr. Caroline Fox, Department of Geography
      Dr. Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier, Department of Anthropology
      Prof. Colin J. Bennett, Department of Political Science
      Dr. Brian Thom, Department of Anthropology
      Dr. Chris Auld, Economics
      Dr. Gord Miller, School of Child and Youth Care
      Dr. Marie Vautier, Department of French
      Dr. Allan Antliff, Department of Art History and Visual Studies
      Dr. Charlotte Reading, School of Public Health and Social Policy
      Emily Avray (PhD cand.), Department of EnglishThe peer reviewersBehn Skovgaard Andersen
      Brian Coleman
      Bryan Eric Benner
      Caroline Winter
      Carrie Hill
      Chelsea Wilson
      Christina Suzanne
      Christine Twerdoclib
      Constance Sobsey
      Cori Thompson
      Emma Hughes
      Fanie Collardeau
      Felipe de Lucia Lobo
      Glenn Beauvais
      Holly Hoffmann
      Jeff Rapoch
      Jodi Rempel
      Judy Walsh
      Katie Bullen
      Katherine Burnett
      Keith Cherry
      Kimberlee Graham-Knight
      Leslie Bragg
      Natalia Yang
      Natasha Foster
      Omolara Isiolaotan
      Pamela Savage
      Ramsay Malange
      Robyn Joyce
      Sarah Hutchison
      Susan Karim
      Teboho Makalima
      Timothy Palmer
      Victoria DomonkosThe Arbutus Review team
      Laurie Waye, Managing Editor of the journal and the Associate Director (Student Academic Success), Learning and Teaching Centre
      Dan Lett, Guest Editor, Designer, and Typesetterwith support from
      Teresa Dawson, Director of the Learning and Teaching Centre
      Inba Kehoe, Scholarly Communications and Copyright Officer of the Library
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • The Stz’uminus Storied Places Project: A Community-Based Digital
           Mapping Project to Mobilize Indigenous Place Names and Place-based Stories

    • Authors: Amy Becker
      First page: 1
      Abstract: Many layers of knowledge are embedded within Indigenous-language place names, including, but not limited to, the physical appearance of the environment, resource procurement, cultural identity, history and place-based stories. In the face of the increasingly prevalent reality that Elders are passing away and taking with them a wealth of knowledge, it is crucial that Indigenous place names and the stories associated with them are documented and passed to younger generations. The Stz’uminus Storied Places Project aims to mobilize place-based knowledge about Stz’uminus traditional territory through a community-based research process, where youth meet with Elders and film their place-based stories, as well as a video-embedded digital map. The interactive digital map, with its ability to embed layers of multi-media, attempts to document and communicate an integrated representation Indigenous perspectives of named places.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Black Bears (Ursus Americanus) as Possible Vectors of Bi-directional
           Nutrient Transfer in Marine and Terrestrial Systems Inferred from their
           Late Summer Diets

    • Authors: Sara Wickham, Beatrice Proudfoot
      First page: 22
      Abstract: American black bears (Ursus americanus) are highly opportunistic omnivores and tend to forage selectively depending on the seasonal abundance of food items. We collected and analyzed 22 scats from various beaches and forests near Bamfield B.C. and determined that in late summer, bears in the area rely heavily on Gaultheria shallon berries. Hemigrapsus spp., Talitrid amphipods and seaweeds were also fed on by black bears in the area in late August. Marine-derived organisms were found in scats collected in the forest, and terrestrial-derived organisms were found in scats collected on beaches, suggesting that there is a bi-directional transfer of marine and terrestrial nutrients and biomass.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Watching the Crew: Commercial Aircraft Operations and the Surveillance of
           Pilots before and after MH370

    • Authors: Joel C. Holdaway
      First page: 41
      Abstract: The disappearance of flight MH370 drew attention to some of the deficiencies of current surveillance technologies used to track aircraft. This article links these deficiencies to systemic controversies surrounding several aspects of aircraft surveillance that also includes the monitoring of pilots’ drug and alcohol use and the gathering of flight data from the cockpit. I argue that the debate around aircraft surveillance began over a decade earlier, after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Prior to 9/11, regulators, management, and pilots worked together in a model where thorough investigations would take place after every incident. Measured changes in policy that were satisfactory to all three parties would subsequently be recommended and implemented. I conclude that pilot discontent over regulatory decisions has translated into a host of undesirable outcomes, including less trust in the procedures and lower morale. Only through transparent negotiation can the trust between pilots, management, and regulators be restored.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Communities of Song: Collective Musical Participation and Group Singing
           Experiences In Victoria, BC

    • Authors: Sharonne K. Specker
      First page: 62
      Abstract: This research investigates the social processes and effects of participation in two community-oriented choirs in Victoria, BC, and seeks to identify the way in which social cohesion is experienced during group singing practices. Interviews with ten choristers and two conductors reveal the feelings of community that can arise among participants and provide data for exploring how this phenomenon occurs. Results indicate that social bonding in the choral setting manifests itself in various ways. The key factors of a common goal, shared values, a safe environment, community interaction, and social infrastructure facilitate feelings of collective participation, lead to increased levels of trust, equality, connection, and mutual caring. Participant exceptions also emerge, evidence of the group’s heterogeneous approach to sociality. Analysis of both the processes and outcomes indicates that this example of social interconnection is consistent with Victor Turner’s anthropological definition of communitas, or intense communal bonding.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Parental Views on School Lunches: Insights into Childhood Obesity

    • Authors: Zoey Verdun
      First page: 91
      Abstract: The obesity epidemic constitutes a large and growing share of public health spending. This paper investigates parental views on providing healthy food choices in school lunches in an attempt to contribute to a better understanding of the parents’ role in addressing childhood overweight. I created a survey that was circulated at an elementary school in Victoria, B.C. The results are discussed using a standard microeconomic framework in which parental choices of their children’s lunches depend on their views (“utility”) as well as the restrictions they face. My results suggest that parents perceive price not to be a major factor in the decision to include fruits or vegetables in their child(ren)’s school lunch. The reason provided most frequently by parents for not including fruits or vegetables every day is the expectation that their child(ren) would refuse to eat them, or have too little time at school to eat them. Some parents also mention preparation time as a reason for not including fruits and vegetables.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • The Evolution and Prevalence of Knee Injuries: Repair at What Cost'

    • Authors: Rachel Spanier
      First page: 120
      Abstract: Knee injuries are a common nuisance in the lives of many active individuals. They can stem from tissue damage, ligament damage or bone and/or cartilage damage. Through the exploration of major knee injuries, prevention and more efficient rehabilitation can be attained. The most common knee injuries are analyzed and each of their main cause is examined in this paper. Orthopaedic surgery techniques are discussed, such as, ACL reconstruction, meniscal resection/meniscectomy and high tibial osteotomy. These surgical techniques have evolved immensely in response to the high occurrence of serious knee injuries in active individuals. Many of these injuries originate from too much torque and/or torsion on the knee joint occurring during sports. The faulty anatomy of the knee joint and the glacial pace of evolution play a much larger role than just prevalence of injuries. The economic cost of major knee injury repairs is far too high in private health care systems, which in turn results in a poorer quality of psychosocial health in those injured and unable to receive the corrective surgeries.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Restructuring First Nations Health Governance: A Multilevel Solution to a
           Multifaceted Problem

    • Authors: Alexandra J.M. Kent
      First page: 131
      Abstract: This paper investigates current health governance structures as a contributing factor to the disproportionate burden of ill-health and inequitable health service delivery experienced by First Nations communities. A review of the contemporary and historical context sets the stage for the analysis, outlining health status, social determinants of health and the policy framework within which health inequities are situated. The paper proceeds with a critical analysis of power imbalances perpetuated within Canada’s health care system in the form of barriers such as inadequate health services, fragmented governance, jurisdictional gaps and lack of government accountability. The discussion explores selfdetermination as a means of empowering First Nations communities to take control of the design, delivery and evaluation of health care services and ultimately, reclaim control of their health and wellbeing. Four models of self-government are evaluated to highlight several key features of a sustainable framework, including: recognition of autonomy, a voluntary process, an opt-in/opt-out provision, protection by legislation and the support of a fiduciary relationship with the State. Finally, a multilevel mosaic model of self-government is proposed as a pragmatic framework that is adaptable to the varying needs and capacities of First Nations communities.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Enhancing Ministry Service Provision: Adoptive Families’ Capacity to
           Care for Children and Youth with Special Needs

    • Authors: Christina Yee
      First page: 155
      Abstract: This literature review was conducted to explore what elements contribute to the success and disruption of children with special needs who are adopted into prospective families. Five prevailing themes emerged as important considerations when placing children and youth who are waiting to be adopted. These themes include: the characteristics of the child, the characteristics of the adoptive family, sibling placements, agency practices, and most importantly access to pre- and post-adoption supports and services. A general consensus among the voices of professionals and adoptive families in this area of practice concerns the significance of supporting families before, during, and after the placement of children and youth with special needs to ensure permanency of placements. Identifying service needs and gaps in service delivery are therefore essential to ensuring safe, healthy, and successful adoptive experiences for children and youth with special needs. The findings of this report pose important implications for the adoption sector the Ministry of Children and Family Development in the service provision of special needs adoptions.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Mental Wellness through Culture: An Examination of Youth Suicide Rates in
           Canada’s Aboriginal Communities and Recommendations for Public

    • Authors: Marla Turner
      First page: 177
      Abstract: This paper recognizes the high rate of Aboriginal youth suicide in Canada and the need for an intervention strategy. According to statistics, the high rate of suicide cannot be applied to all Aboriginal communities. There are areas where youth suicide is nonexistent, thus a blanket assumption, such as all Aboriginal youth are at an elevated risk, only perpetuates stigmatization. The biomedical focus of mainstream health care and colonial perspective of other services often fail to acknowledge the determinants behind youth suicide within Aboriginal communities. The literature reveals that healthy communities, with low rates of youth suicide, share a common identity, practice cultural continuity and are self-determining. In order to facilitate healthy environments for Aboriginal youth, Canadians must go beyond thinking of health in terms of treating symptoms. We must instead examine and address the historical and contemporary constructions of racism and cultural genocide and work toward developing public policy promoting culturally safe processes.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Transidentitaire : Sexe, Genre et Sexualité dans Volkswagen
           Blues de Jacques Poulin et Le Goût des Jeunes
           Filles de Dany Laferrière

    • Authors: Rachel Baker
      First page: 191
      Abstract: À l’heure où les rôles de genre traditionnels sont invariablement réexaminés, déconstruits et réécrits, les conceptions de la masculinité et de la féminité prennent une importance majeure. Cet article examine la multiplicité des identités de genre dans la littérature québécoise contemporaine: Volkswagen Blues de Jacques Poulin et Le Goût des jeunes filles de Dany Laferrière. À partir d’un modèle transidentitaire basé sur des travaux théoriques d’Isabelle Boisclair et de Lori Saint-Martin, deux critiques littéraires québécoises, on examine la manière dont ces écrivains évoquent la masculinité et la féminité. Poulin et Laferrière abordent les questions du sexe et de l’orientation sexuelle, et celles du genre, de son identité et de son expression, créant des espaces où les corps oscillent souvent entre masculin et féminin et ont des qualités masculines et féminines qui apparaissent simultanément ou en alternance, ainsi rejetant un modèle binaire traditionnel du genre. À travers les devises narratives, les textes présentent des personnages qui occupent le continuum du genre et effectuent leurs identités en fonctions des contextes dans lesquels ils se trouvent. Enfin, ces oeuvres encouragent le lecteur de s’interroger sur leur conception du genre, ce que veut dire être homme et ce que veut dire être femme.
      PubDate: 2014-10-31
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
  • Constructing New Horizons: the art of Winnipeg modernist Tony Tascona

    • Authors: Justin Barski
      First page: 216
      Abstract: There is a popular perception that Canadian art is largely reactionary and without real innovation, however the Winnipeg-based artist Tony Tascona is a demonstrable example of a Canadian artist as primary innovator. Because of his technical training in the aerospace industry, Tascona was able to introduce a whole body of knowledge unfamiliar to the fine art world. Artistic experimentation with non-traditional industrial materials had been explored for several decades prior to the appearance of his mature work, however Tascona possessed an intimate knowledge and sensitivity to his materials that lead to a style uniquely appropriate to his content; his content being the materials themselves and the forms of the mechanised world. Through archival research at the University of Manitoba and an interview with the artist’s nephew, this paper explores Tascona’s artistic genealogy, working milieu and unique situation within modern art history. Its ultimate purpose is to make a case for why his work deserves critical attention and why he should be remembered as a great artist with a contribution unique not just to Canada, but to the world.
      PubDate: 2014-10-30
      Issue No: Vol. 5, No. 1 (2014)
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