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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 ...
Renegotiating Family-School Relationships Among Indigenous Peoples in Southern Ontario
(University of Waterloo, 2015-10-07)
Academic success in public schools is facilitated by strong bonds between families and schools, including a shared sense of purpose and mutual trust and understanding (Lareau, 1987, 2000, 2002, 2011; Lareau and Weininger, ...
Examining the Application of the Principles of Therapeutic Jurisprudence in a Mental Health Court
(University of Waterloo, 2015-12-17)
Therapeutic jurisprudence is commonly cited as the theoretical foundation for a range of specialized problem solving courts, including Mental Health Courts (MHCs). However, studies to date have failed to explicitly examine ...
Warriors and Prophets: The Role of Charismatic Authority in the Radicalization Towards Violence and Strategic Operation of Terrorist Groups
(University of Waterloo, 2015-09-08)
In the past four decades, there has been increased multi-disciplinary scholarly interest in the study of charismatic authority and charismatic leadership. However, there is little systematic theoretical and empirical ...
Chasing Leisure: A Hermeneutic of Late Modernity
(University of Waterloo, 2015-06-29)
This dissertation addresses shortcomings in the sociological study of leisure through providing a new conceptual approach for understanding human action and meaning making. It reformulates leisure as the leisure imaginary, ...