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Squeezed In: The Intersecting Paradoxes of Care for Immigrant Informal Caregivers
(University of Waterloo, 2014-09-22)
While the feasibility of maintaining informal care for older adults is a growing concern for many Canadians, support is not the same for everyone. The situation for immigrants is even more precarious because of their ...
Lone Mothers Exiting Social Assistance: Gender, Social Exclusion and Social Capital
(University of Waterloo, 2014-05-14)
After the North American wave of “welfare reform” in the 1990s, much research has measured the success of the work-to-welfare model. Lone mothers as a group have proved a particularly intractable challenge to policies aimed ...
Defining the Ideal Applicant: Examining patrol officer perspectives on police organizational recruitment standards
(University of Waterloo, 2014-10-16)
Previous research has examined the psychological, psychophysical, and physical traits of police officers and police recruits, however little is known about individuals who aspire or intend to become a police officer. By ...
"It's Like All of Campus Life Inside a Little Classroom": How an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program Operates within a University Setting
(University of Waterloo, 2014-09-03)
English for Academic Purposes (EAP) are language programs designed to assist non-native speakers with their academic studies in English. These programs determine entry and exit into various stages of post-secondary ...
Set Up For Failure? Understanding Probation Orders and Breaches of Probation for Youth in Conflict with the Law
(University of Waterloo, 2014-05-21)
This dissertation examines probation for young people in Canada. Ninety percent of all young people sentenced in Canada receive a non-custodial or community sentence, with probation accounting for the majority (91%) of ...