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Mobilité Humaine Et Changement Environnemental: Une Analyse Historique Et Textuelle De La Politique Des Nations Unies, Karen Elizabeth Mcnamara, Christopher R. Gibson Jan 2012

Mobilité Humaine Et Changement Environnemental: Une Analyse Historique Et Textuelle De La Politique Des Nations Unies, Karen Elizabeth Mcnamara, Christopher R. Gibson

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

The United Nations plays a leadership role in protecting the environment as well as people dislocated from their homes; however such roles remain mutually exclusive. At present, there is no United Nations framework for human mobility because of environmental change, even if among other factors. This article conducts a historical analysis of policy documents produced by the United Nations and subsidiary agencies. Specifically, this article unpacks different textual descriptions of people displaced by environmental change in selected United Nations documents over the last 40 years. Based on an assessment of these documents, subject categories of people displaced by environmental change ...


Un Hombre De San Juan: Aproximación Facial En Antropología, Susan Hayes Jan 2011

Un Hombre De San Juan: Aproximación Facial En Antropología, Susan Hayes

Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health - Papers: part A

Within both anthropology and forensic identification, a facial approximation (also known as "facial reconstruction") is often presented as an accomplished fact, with minimal, or no evidence of the research and methods used to achieve the result. This paper presents a detailed overview of the research and methods used for a 2D computer graphic facial approximation of a prehistoric man unearthed in the Jachal Valley, San Juan Province, Argentina. Understood to be a member of the extinct Huarpe, this individual's skull displays many of the morphological features that are consistent with what is known about this group of early Amerindian ...