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Comparative Program on Health and Society Lupina Foundation Working Papers Series 2006-2007

November 6, 2007

On November 9, 2001, the Centre for Disease Control (CDC) produced a video for the Internet called “Coping with Bioterrorism — The Role of the Laboratorian.”

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Economic Recovery in the Commonwealth of Independent States: Oil, Reforms, Rebound – or All of the Above?

October 31, 2007

Transition countries in the European and Eurasian region all experienced a significant decline in output throughout the 1990s. While the extent of the decline is sometimes disputed because GDP measures used during the Soviet era cannot be compared with those of the market regime that followed, there is no doubt that all countries in
this region underwent a “transitional recession.”

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Intersubjectivity in Literary Narrative

October 6, 2007

The study you are holding in your hands right now strives to formulate a concept of intersubjectivity that issues from viewing the narrative as a communication situation. Its basis is the theory of dialogical capacity by Mikhail Bakhtin and Julia Kristeva, the concept of context and the foundation of the subject in Prague structuralism, and cognitive semantics.

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Water Diversion, Export, and Canada-U.S. Relations: A Brief History

August 25, 2007

The main conference paper, On the Table: Water, Energy and North American Integration, explores recent events relating to water export, including increasing water supply problems in the U.S. and Mexico, recent activities in Canada and the U.S. that promote the export of water from Canada, the myths of water abundance in Canada, the Security and Prosperity Partnership, and the water-energy nexus in a continental context.

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Revisiting Plessy and Brown: Why “Separate but Equal” Cannot Be Equal

June 19, 2007

The American legal system is one of the constitutional legal systems of the Western world. The American Constitution (the Constitution) includes a Bill of Rights, which protects certain fundamental human rights.

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Munk Centre Monitor Spring 2007

May 13, 2007

M O N I T O R H I G H L I G H T S Climate Change: No Excuses for Delay, page 1/ Calming the Jitters Over Japan, page 3/ 2007 Gelber Prize Winner, page 4/ Europe Hits Middle...

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Trade Advocacy Groups and Multilateral Trade Policy-Making of African States

April 6, 2007

African states were an important constituency of the group of developing countries that were instrumental in the collapse of recent trade talks such as the Cancun Ministerial Conference.

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The Private Regulation of Global Corporate Conduct

February 14, 2007

This paper places civil regulation in a historical and legal context, explains its relationship to economic globalization, and describes the role played in it by governments, NGOs, firms, and international organizations.

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Economic Recovery in the Commonwealth of Independent States: Oil, Reforms, Rebound – or All of the Above?

January 1, 2007

All transition countries experienced a sharp decline in output in the early 1990s. Central Europe and the Baltics began to recover around 1993–95, while GDP decline continued elsewhere.

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Munk Centre Monitor Winter 2006

December 13, 2006

THE MUNK CENTRE MONITOR VIEW FROM THE DIRECTOR 1 COVER STORY India’s Ascent: An Opportunity for Canada BY KASI RAO 1 CENTRE EVENTS Centre for Ethics Launch 3 Will the Real Europe Please Stand Up? 4 Roundtable on the Iraqi...

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