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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...