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Personal Competance and Environmental Press Characteristics Related to Adaptive Functional Ability Among Older Men and Women
(University of Waterloo, 2016-09-15)
Independence is highly valued in society at any age. Maintaining that independence remains a goal that is carried into old age. Among the community elderly, independence is often measured by the ability to satisfactorily ...
The Role of Practical Reasoning and Typification in Consumer Analytics Work: An Ethnomethodological Study
(University of Waterloo, 2016-07-07)
Traditional scholarship views quantitative people-categorization in the workplace—i.e. the use of big data to group consumers and categorize their cultures—as primarily a problem of technical and statistical optimization. ...
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 ...
Domestic Terrorism in the Canadian News Media: a Framing Analysis of Canadian-Connected Terrorism in 2013 Newspaper Articles
(University of Waterloo, 2016-01-28)
Terrorism is one of the most politically and rhetorically significant issues shaping the world today, and a popular topic in the news media. Canada is no exception. Recently, the problem of domestic (or homegrown) terror ...
An experimental test of deviant modeling
Objectives: Test the effect of deviant peer modeling on theft as conditioned by verbal support for theft and number of deviant models. Methods: Two related randomized experiments in which participants were given a chance ...
IDLE NO MORE INDIGENOUS RESURGENCE AS REVITALIZATION
(University of Waterloo, 2016-01-15)
North American Indigenous people throughout contact have resisted the paternalistic and assimilationist policies of colonization. In recent history, Indigenous peoples resistance has been predominately localized in nature. ...