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Responses to Youth Crime in Canada: An Examination of the Micro and Macro Processes Associated with the Tough-on-Crime Legislation
(University of Waterloo, 2015-04-22)
The enactment of tough-on-crime legislation in Canada is questionable given the abundance of research rejecting its underlying premises and goals. While there appears to be ongoing concern in Canada about the tough-on-crime ...
Attitudes Toward Homosexuality: American and Canadian Patterns, 1981-2000
(University of Waterloo, 2007-05-23)
Previous research has determined that Canadians often exhibit more tolerant attitudes toward homosexuality than Americans, yet few studies have attempted to uncover why this pattern persists. Using World Values Surveys ...
Police Officers’ Attitudes Toward Civilian Oversight Mechanisms in Ontario, Canada
(University of Waterloo, 2016-10-27)
Police services in Canada were historically self-regulating institutions that managed internally their administrative affairs and allegations of professional misconduct. In recent decades, however, there has been an ...
The Effects of Personal Religiosity and Spirituality on Informal Caregiving Activities
With data from the 2012 Canadian General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving, this study measures how religion and spirituality impact a respondent’s informal caregiving activities. Building on existing psychology ...