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    • A Complex Systems Approach to the Exploration of Environmental Ideologies 

      Williams, Justin (University of Waterloo, 2017-09-28)
      Understanding that the current socio-ecological challenges create a need for large scale technological, institutional and ideological changes, this research explores environmental ideologies. Starting with a review of ...
    • Mapping the Complexity of Mining & Peacebuilding in Guatemala 

      Silburt, Aviva (University of Waterloo, 2022-10-13)
      This dissertation examines the intersection between foreign owned mining operations and peacebuilding efforts in Guatemala, responding to a number of academic debates and practical issues. Two mines were comparatively ...
    • Modeling climate change impacts at the science-policy boundary 

      Beck, Marisa (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-20)
      Climate change is a daunting policy challenge, where decision-makers must respond to a high-uncertainty and high-risk problem in an environment with a diverse multitude of stakeholders and unresolved ethical questions. For ...
    • Supporting uncertain policy decisions for global catastrophic risks 

      Janzwood, Scott (University of Waterloo, 2021-05-14)
      The three articles in this dissertation explore the contested, multi-dimensional concept of uncertainty and how experts and decision makers collectively grapple with it at governance organizations tasked with addressing ...
    • Violence, Conflict, and World Order: Rethinking War with a Complex Systems Approach 

      Lawrence, Michael, 1984- (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-23)
      This thesis employs a complex systems approach to argue that the nature of violent conflict coevolves with broader features of world order. The first chapter demonstrates that International Relations and Comparative ...


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