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  • Lire la tragédie protestante française à la Renaissance: trois approches des oeuvres 

    Ramakrishnan, Vivek (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-12)
    Notre thèse, composée d’une introduction, d’un état de la recherche et de deux modules autonomes, porte sur certaines fonctions de la tragédie biblique d’inspiration calviniste à la Renaissance. Bien que le drame protestant ...
  • Without Apology: Writings on Abortion in Canada 

    Stettner, Shannon; Ahmad, Aalya; Anderson, Tracey L.; Cawthorne, Jane; Cooke, Peggy; Dea, Shannon; Egan, Carolyn; Gardner, Linda; Gillespie, Laura; Haynes, Sterling; Hornbeck, E.K.; Hurley, Clarrisa; James, Dr.; Kang, H. Bindy K.; Unknown, Kristen; Lochwin, Natalie; Unknown, Mackenzie; MacQuarrie, Colleen; Miller, Ruth; Mintz, Judith; Mullan, Erin; Rinaldi, Jen; Roberts, Sadie; Solomon, Martha; Stote, Karen; Van der Graaf, Nick; Wagner, Bernadette; Wersheler, Laura; West, Shannon; Wiebe, Ellen; Woolford, Jess (Athabasca University Press, 2016)
    Until the late 1960s, the authorities on abortion were for the most part men—politicians, clergy, lawyers, physicians, all of whom had an interest in regulating women’s bodies. Even today, when we hear women speak publicly ...
  • Practice Molds Place: Communities of Pottery Production and Situated Identities at Location 3 (AgHk-54) 

    Suko, Amanda (University of Waterloo, 2017-01-06)
    The archaeological study of Late Woodland communities in southern Ontario has identified two spatially and culturally distinct manifestations known as the Western Basin and Ontario Iroquoian Traditions. Recently, the ...
  • Can Elicitation Methods Increase the Precision of Fair Value Estimates? 

    Timoshenko, Lev (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-21)
    This dissertation is motivated by recent changes in financial reporting regulation effected by the adoption of IFRS in Europe, Australia, and Canada, and SFAS 142 (FASB 2001) and SFAS 157 (FASB 2007 and 2011) in the U.S., ...
  • Disablement, Diversity, Deviation: Disability in an Age of Environmental Risk 

    Gibbons, Sarah (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-21)
    This dissertation brings disability studies and postcolonial studies into dialogue with discourse surrounding risk in the environmental humanities. The central question that it investigates is how critics can reframe and ...
  • India and the Neglected Development Dimensions of Bretton Woods 

    Helleiner, Eric (2015-07-18)
    This paper helps correct two common misconceptions about the origins of the Bretton Woods institutions. The first is that the negotiations were primarily an Anglo-American affair in which developing countries had little ...
  • Globalising the classical foundations of IPE thought* 

    Helleiner, Eric (Contexto Internacional, 2015-06-09)
    Current efforts to teach and research the historical foundations of IPE thought in classical political economy in the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries centre largely on European and American thinkers. If a more extensive ...
  • The Limits of Incrementalism: The G20, the FSB, and the International Regulatory Agenda 

    Helleiner, Eric (De Gruyter, 2012-01)
    At their very first summit in Washington in November 2008, the G20 leaders placed the reform of international financial regulation at the core of their agenda. The issue has retained a central place in discussions and ...
  • “That’s Gold, Jerry, Gold!”: The Sophisticated Contradiction at the Heart of Stand-Up Comedy 

    Henry, George Joshua (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-15)
    This dissertation examines the word “sophisticated” by re-situating it within the Greek tradition and explicating how such a move informs a study of humor and amusement. In regard to “techniques and theories,” the OED ...
  • The Depiction of Unwritten Law 

    Nelson, Benjamin (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-14)
    Even though tacit legal norms are deeply important to our past, present, and future, the very idea of unwritten law has been difficult to pin down, and problematic in a range of ways. Existing discussions of the phenomenon ...
  • Progress or the Status Quo? Systems-thinking and Targeted Practice in Development 

    Khan, Reshem (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-14)
    The policy space in which development happens spans the globe and innumerable contexts depending on the geographical, cultural, or normative scope of the intervention. Taking the complexity of the policy space, the agents ...
  • It’s About Time (for the Next Task): Time Available and Next Task Valence Interact to Explain Velocity’s Influence on Affect 

    Phan, Vincent (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-14)
    Over the course of a typical day, employees often face a seemingly never-ending sequence of goals. Given the omnipresence and importance of goals in the workplace, a keen understanding of the goal pursuit process is ...
  • Temporal Dynamics in the Interpersonal Behaviour and Perceptions of Romantic Partners 

    Lizdek, Ivana (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-14)
    The current study investigates romantic partners’ perceptions of their own and their partner’s interpersonal behaviour as they unfold continuously over the course of an interaction. In particular, we examine the types of ...
  • Towards an Understanding of How People Build Mental Representations 

    Valadao, Derick (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-13)
    Navigating the environment and making everyday decisions is a process plagued by noise, uncertainty, and non-stationary contingencies. Efficient and effective action is predicated upon a stable internal representation of ...
  • Skill mismatch in the labour market 

    Chen, Yu (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-02)
    This thesis contains three chapters on skill mismatch in the labour market. Chapter 1 provides a theory of ex ante skill mismatch, which we define as a situation where firms create jobs that workers search for and ...
  • Mineral Sequestration for Permanent CO2 Storage 

    Sanam, Atashin (University of Waterloo, 2016-12-01)
    Mineral carbonation is one of the most appealing CO2 emission mitigation techniques capable of storing CO2, in the thermodynamically stable states. However, the technical mineralization process faces serious challenges, ...
  • Experiments in governance and citizenship in Kenya’s resource frontier 

    Enns, Charis (University of Waterloo, 2016-11-29)
    Over the past four years, natural resource exploration and development have rapidly expanded across northern Kenya and, as a result, the region is in the midst of a frontier-making project that may have seemed unimaginable ...
  • Alikomiak and Tatamigana: Justice and Injustice in the Canadian Arctic 

    Beiler, Lisa (University of Waterloo, 2016-11-15)
    In 1922, two Inuit men—Alikomiak and Tatamigana—were arrested on the Coronation Gulf near Tree River in connection with the killing of six other Inuit. While in Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) custody, Alikomiak killed ...
  • Children's Competence with Listener Dependent Prosodic Modifications 

    Varghese, Anisha (University of Waterloo, 2016-11-04)
    A key component of communicative development is learning that different listeners are spoken to in different ways. Mature communicators not only adjust what they say when addressing children versus adults, for example, but ...
  • Authenticity and Enhancement 

    Gee, Catherine (University of Waterloo, 2016-10-31)
    Wanting to change ourselves is nothing new; the means with which we are able to do so are. With our ever-advancing technology, the physical and mental aspects of ourselves that we can target and change are continually ...

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