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    • Hannah More and Cheap Repository Tracts; Lessons in "Religious and Useful Knowledge" 

      Paprocki, Laura Kelly (University of Waterloo, 2010-09-02)
      My thesis will discuss British Romantic period author and philanthropist Hannah More. I aim to portray her from a perspective that demonstrates her compelling and varying nature, that includes religion and rhetoric as ...
    • Harm Reduction for Corporations 

      Correia, Vanessa (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-04)
      When corporations set out to do good for the environment and society, they usually do so under the banner of corporate social responsibility. This approach has become commonplace among the public, in business schools, and ...
    • Harm Reduction is a Social Movement 

      Solanki, Jay (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-17)
      Harm reduction is a label given to a suite of health and social service practices that seek to mitigate the harm associated with illicit drug use without demanding or expecting drug users to abstain. It is also a label ...
    • Healing Through Presence: The Embodiment of Absence in the Plays of Daniel David Moses 

      Stone, Timothy (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-19)
      ABSTRACT In this thesis, it is argued that the performance of three plays written by Daniel David Moses: Brébeuf's Ghost, The Indian Medicine Shows and Almighty Voice and his Wife function as healing ceremonies. This ...
    • Health Care as a Human Right: A Rawlsian Approach 

      Thurley, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-22)
      This thesis looks at fundamental disagreements about the role of society in the delivery of health care services. In particular, it develops an argument for viewing health care as a human right, and in doing so, argues ...
    • Healthy Competition: Federalism and Environmental Impact Assessment in Canada - 1985-1995 

      Greenwood, David (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      The effect of federalism on the development of public policy is a widely debated topic. In terms of environmental policy, this issue assumes greater importance because of the lack of clarity in the constitutional division ...
    • Helping in a Random World: Evidence that Prosocial Intentions and Behavior can Satiate Compensatory Control Needs 

      Banfield, Jillian (University of Waterloo, 2011-07-07)
      The present research examines a unique motivator of prosocial intentions and behavior: the need to believe that the world is an orderly, predictable place. Previous social psychological research has explained helping ...
    • The Heritage Inquisition: A Comparative Analysis of Archaeological Heritage Legislation from Around the World 

      Tildesley, Martha (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-16)
      Around the world, archaeological sites and their excavation are governed by laws. These laws regulate things such as what must occur when land that may contain archaeological sites is going to be disturbed, as well as who ...
    • Heritage Languages: The Case of German in Kitchener-Waterloo 

      Heffner, Lori (University of Waterloo, 2002)
      This thesis investigates the assimilation and/or integration of German families in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario into Anglo-Canadian culture. By administering questionnaires to and interviewing members in three three-generational ...
    • Heroism "at a Pinch:" The Story of the Structures of Middle-earth 

      Reid, Kenneth G. (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-15)
      Discussions of the heroic element in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings generally focus on Frodo and/or Aragorn. But Sam Gamgee is in some ways the best representative of the sort of heroism that Tolkien most admired, ...
    • Heroism, Gaming, and the Rhetoric of Immortality 

      Hawreliak, Jason (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-08)
      This dissertation examines rhetorics of heroism and immortality as they are negotiated through a variety of (new) media contexts. The dissertation demonstrates that media technologies in general, and videogames in particular, ...
    • Heuristic Evaluation for Gameful Design 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Kappen, Dennis; Mekler, Elisa; Ganaba, Marim; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-10-16)
      Despite the emergence of many gameful design methods in the literature, there is a lack of evaluation methods specific to gameful design. To address this gap, we present a new set of guidelines for heuristic evaluation of ...
    • The Hidden Cost of Hiding Feelings: Emotion Suppression and Inauthenticity in Social Anxiety 

      Gehring Reimer, Susanna (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-26)
      Social anxiety is associated with an unusually high level of negative affect, yet little is known about the strategies used by socially anxious individuals to manage and regulate their emotions. The present research examined ...
    • The High German of Russian Mennonites in Ontario 

      Penner, Nikolai (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-20)
      The main focus of this study is the High German language spoken by Russian Mennonites, one of the many groups of German-speaking immigrants in Canada. Although the primary language of most Russian Mennonites is a Low German ...
    • Hoax, Parody, and Conservatism in Harry Potter 

      Dudink, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2002)
      This essay examines the ideology or value system implicit in Joanne Rowling's Harry Potter series. Many of the images in the series, despite being fantastic or empirically unprecedented, are minor transformations of ...
    • Hobbes' foundation for peace and property 

      Cust, Michael Shaun Christopher (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-26)
      I defend Hobbes’ foundation for peace and property. His foundation for peace and property is his major argument for why society’s moral order (i.e. collection of rules of interaction) should be based on the principles of ...
    • "Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour": William Blake's Visions of Time and Space in the Light of Eastern Traditions 

      Pasovic, Maja (University of Waterloo, 2013-07-23)
      This thesis examines William Blake’s conceptions of time and space in the light of the philosophies of Hinduism and Islam. In order to perform this analysis, source material, often from rare and neglected texts, is utilized ...
    • Horticultural Landscapes in Middle English Romance 

      DeRushie, Nicole (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-23)
      Gardens played a significant role in the lives of European peoples living in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. By producing texts in which gardens and other cultivated landscapes are used as symbol and setting, ...
    • Hostility in the context of depression: Testing the relevance of perceived social ranking 

      Law, Ada Kwan-Wing (University of Waterloo, 2007-01-29)
      Theoretical positions (Sloman & Gilbert, 2000), current research (Robbins & Tanck, 1997) and clinical observations (APA, 1994) have generally concluded that depressed populations tend to demonstrate an elevated level of ...
    • The housing market impacts of wastewater injection induced seismicity risk 

      Ferreira, Susana; Liu, Haiyan; Brewer, Brady (Elsevier, 2018-11-01)
      Using data from a county severely affected by the increased seismicity associated with injection wells since 2009 in Oklahoma, we recover hedonic estimates of property value impacts from nearby shale oil and gas development ...

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