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  • McNab, Tracy; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Anthropology, c2009Arts and ScienceDepartment of Anthropology, 2009)
    This thesis examines the collective labour and resources utilized by farm women within the context of the farm women’s neighbourhood club in rural communities in twentieth century Southern Alberta. The ethnographic ...
  • Caines, Jana-Lynn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2008Education, 2008)
    Helping professionals are at elevated risk of stress and burnout due to the nature of their work. This fact creates an ethical imperative for helpers to intentionally attend to their self-care needs. The purpose of this ...
  • Firth, Steven, James; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science. (Lethbridge, Alta : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of PhilosophyArts and ScienceDepartment of Philosophy, 2015)
    This thesis argues that the nature of disability is, currently, fundamentally misunderstood. Current approaches to disability are nounal and seek to determine the locus of disability with the intention of better understanding ...
  • Cooke, Leslie Catherine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1999Education, 1999)
    This writing is about the impacts of widely divergent worlds on the cultural and emotional development of a girl born in a rural, Southern Alberta setting. Its purpose is to identify and sort out the effects imposed by ...
  • Eli, Shelly Kay; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of EnglishArts and ScienceDepartment of English, 2013)
    This thesis is a combination of life writing and literary analysis of select oral stories regarding the leadership role of the woman in Blackfoot culture. I discuss the leadership qualities of The Holy Woman, The Woman ...
  • Barnewall, Emily C; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Department of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    Yellow toadflax, Linaria vulgaris (L.) Mill. (Plantaginaceae), is a non-native invasive plant. Rhinusa pilosa Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) is a proposed biocontrol agent. Gall development by R. pilosa was described ...
  • MacMillan, Trevor; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science. (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological SciencesArts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2014)
    To address the limitations of conventional nuclear transformation I have developed a peptide based gene delivery system to genetically manipulate the genomes of plant cell mitochondria and plastids. Plant organelle targeting ...
  • Cody, Terri; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1994Education, 1994)
    This handbook provides an overview of the importance of play in children's lives and guidelines for a supportive play environment. Play is defined using six criteria to identify play and non-play situations. The developmental ...
  • Reinhart, Christine J.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2005Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2005)
    Play fighting in kindling-prone (FAST) and kindling-resistant (SLOW) rats: Potential genetic controls over the components of play. Even though the behavioral components of play fighting have been well characterized in the ...
  • McDougal, Mary-Ann; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 1987Education, 1987)
    The specific purposes of this study were to determine: 1) the extent to which various categories of play were evident in a learning centers period in a first grade classroom: 2) whether specific activities and levels of ...
  • Bell, Heather C; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2008Arts and ScienceNeuroscience, 2008)
    The prefrontal cortex (PFC) has long been thought to be the seat of social behaviours in mammals. Lesions of the orbitofrontal cortex (OFC), a subregion of the PFC, are known to cause social deficits in humans. Interestingly, ...
  • Foroud, Afra; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 2002Arts and ScienceDepartment of Neuroscience, 2002)
    Playing with Play: Movement and experience in the development of play fighting in rats. Juvenile rats are more gentle in the way they play fight than are adult rats. I used Laban Movement Analysis (LMA), a form of movement ...
  • Tymensen, Wilco; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2006Education, 2006)
    The primary purpose of this study was to examine how leadership strategies and practices contribute to student retention and sustained improvement in student graduation rates. The issue of students' success and graduation ...
  • Robinson, Airdrie Kalyn; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Fine Arts (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of MusicFine ArtsDepartment of Music, 2014)
    In 1782, Italian violinist Giovanni Battista Viotti performed in the Concerts spirituels of Paris, causing a sensation with his new style of playing, deemed “plein de feu, plein d’audace,” “full of fire, full of audacity.” ...
  • Chatur, Noorin (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Political Science, 2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Political Science, 2011)
    Since the emergence of the Internet, scholars have had mixed opinions regarding its role in influencing levels of political participation. Two frameworks, the mobilization and the reinforcement theses, were created from ...
  • Cooper, Patricia; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Education (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Education, 2000Education, 2000)
    Imagine the plight of the multi-grade classroom teacher with minimal language arts material that is meaningful to the young English-as-a-Second-Language first grade students. This is the challenge of teaching Hutterite ...
  • Jackson, LillAnne Elaine; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Faculty of Arts and Science, 1996Arts and ScienceDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science, 1996)
    Reconstruction results attempt to rebuild polygons from visibility information. Reconstruction of a general polygon from its visibility graph is still open and only known to be in PSPACE; thus additional information, such ...
  • Thomas, Brittany L; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Psychology, c2013Arts and ScienceDepartment of Psychology, 2013)
    Vervet monkeys (Chlorocebus pygerythrus) are generally described as a territorial species, though variations in territoriality have been observed. This research examined the impact of high popula ...
  • Graham, Brendan A.; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    This thesis examines the effects that Pleistocene glaciation had on the population structure and contemporary genetic patterns of the hairy woodpecker (Picoides villosus). A combination of molecular markers, revealed ...
  • Pulgarín-Restrepo, Paulo César; University of Lethbridge. Faculty of Arts and Science (Lethbridge, Alta. : University of Lethbridge, Dept. of Biological Sciences, c2011Arts and ScienceDepartment of Biological Sciences, 2011)
    The last Quaternary ice age strongly influenced the distribution of most plants and animals. Here I used genetics, ecological niche modeling and bioacoustics to understand the possible historical patterns behind the ...

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