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sensitive species

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science.

Plant or animal species which are susceptible to changes in habitat or to impacts from human activities.

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Are Grazing Lands ‘Wastelands’?

Rita Brara.

in Shifting Landscapes

January 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Economic Sociology. 12198 words.

This chapter questions the statist and tehno-centric representation of grazing lands as ‘waste-lands,’ since the ephemeral vegetation of such lands is still critical to the subsistence of...

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Forcible Displacement Throughout the Ages: Towards an International Convention for the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Forcible DisplacementArmed Conflict and Displacement

Olga Jurasz.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 1967 words.

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Junk Science? Four Arguments against the Radiological Age Assessment of Unaccompanied Minors Seeking Asylum

Gregor Noll.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 8495 words.

Should radiological age assessment be considered as a means of alleviating the doubts of a decision maker in the asylum procedure? The present article addresses this question through a...

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Critical Spaces in the Canadian Refugee Determination System: 1989–2002

François Crépeau and Delphine Nakache.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

March 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 34577 words.

This paper draws its conclusions from a multidisciplinary study of the refugee determination process in Canada, the aim of which was to examine the strengths and weaknesses of the system...

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Hospitality and Sovereignty: What Can We Learn From the Canadian Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program?

Ekaterina Yahyaoui Krivenko.

in International Journal of Refugee Law

October 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Refugee Studies. 11523 words.

This article addresses the tension between state sovereignty and refugee protection. The application of refugee law is often harshly criticized with such modern tendencies as increased...

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P047 Superoxide production and enhanced NOX2 induction through JAK/STAT signalling mediate IL-6-induced inflammatory responses of colon epithelial cells

P Grung, S Banskota, B -S Jeong, T -g Nam and J -A Kim.

in Journal of Crohn's and Colitis

January 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Gastroenterology; Gastro-intestinal and Colorectal Surgery; Health, Illness, and Medicine. 0 words.

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IL-6 plays an important role in the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which is...

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Social Darwinism

Peter Bowler.

in Sociology

P ublished online May 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 14875 words.

Social Darwinism is a complex and controversial topic, a package of ideologies supposedly inspired by biological evolutionism that is of interest to scholars of both the life and the social...

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