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    • Handle with Care: Agreeableness and Responses to Hurt Feelings 

      Kwok, Shiu Man (University of Waterloo, 2021-05-21)
      What factors predict people’s reactions to hurt feelings in romantic relationships? I propose that people higher in agreeableness (Agreeables) show more cognitive and behavioral responses to hurt feelings that reflect ...
    • Hannah More and Cheap Repository Tracts; Lessons in "Religious and Useful Knowledge" 

      Paprocki, Laura Kelly (University of Waterloo, 2010-09-02)
      My thesis will discuss British Romantic period author and philanthropist Hannah More. I aim to portray her from a perspective that demonstrates her compelling and varying nature, that includes religion and rhetoric as ...
    • Harm Reduction for Corporations 

      Correia, Vanessa (University of Waterloo, 2020-09-04)
      When corporations set out to do good for the environment and society, they usually do so under the banner of corporate social responsibility. This approach has become commonplace among the public, in business schools, and ...
    • Harm Reduction is a Social Movement 

      Solanki, Jay (University of Waterloo, 2019-09-17)
      Harm reduction is a label given to a suite of health and social service practices that seek to mitigate the harm associated with illicit drug use without demanding or expecting drug users to abstain. It is also a label ...
    • Healing Through Presence: The Embodiment of Absence in the Plays of Daniel David Moses 

      Stone, Timothy (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-19)
      ABSTRACT In this thesis, it is argued that the performance of three plays written by Daniel David Moses: Brébeuf's Ghost, The Indian Medicine Shows and Almighty Voice and his Wife function as healing ceremonies. This ...
    • Health and Disease in Byzantine Greece: A Dental Analysis of the Temple of Ismenion Apollo, Thebes 

      Wood, Robyn (University of Waterloo, 2024-04-05)
      Through a dental analysis, this study aimed to develop an understanding of the demography and health of the population at the archaeological site of Ismenion Hill, Thebes, Greece, dating to the early years of the Byzantine ...
    • Health Care as a Human Right: A Rawlsian Approach 

      Thurley, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2008-05-22)
      This thesis looks at fundamental disagreements about the role of society in the delivery of health care services. In particular, it develops an argument for viewing health care as a human right, and in doing so, argues ...
    • Healthy Competition: Federalism and Environmental Impact Assessment in Canada - 1985-1995 

      Greenwood, David (University of Waterloo, 2004)
      The effect of federalism on the development of public policy is a widely debated topic. In terms of environmental policy, this issue assumes greater importance because of the lack of clarity in the constitutional division ...
    • Heavy as a Cloud 

      Williams, Amber Lee (University of Waterloo, 2022-08-18)
      Heavy as a Cloud is a collection of phenomena that alludes to the fragility and transience of life; clouds drifting away, waves rolling in, flowers fading in the sun, a lingering fragrance, and crumbling sandcastles. Using ...
    • Helping in a Random World: Evidence that Prosocial Intentions and Behavior can Satiate Compensatory Control Needs 

      Banfield, Jillian (University of Waterloo, 2011-07-07)
      The present research examines a unique motivator of prosocial intentions and behavior: the need to believe that the world is an orderly, predictable place. Previous social psychological research has explained helping ...
    • The Heritage Inquisition: A Comparative Analysis of Archaeological Heritage Legislation from Around the World 

      Tildesley, Martha (University of Waterloo, 2020-01-16)
      Around the world, archaeological sites and their excavation are governed by laws. These laws regulate things such as what must occur when land that may contain archaeological sites is going to be disturbed, as well as who ...
    • Heritage Languages: The Case of German in Kitchener-Waterloo 

      Heffner, Lori (University of Waterloo, 2002)
      This thesis investigates the assimilation and/or integration of German families in Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario into Anglo-Canadian culture. By administering questionnaires to and interviewing members in three three-generational ...
    • Heroism "at a Pinch:" The Story of the Structures of Middle-earth 

      Reid, Kenneth G. (University of Waterloo, 2016-09-15)
      Discussions of the heroic element in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings generally focus on Frodo and/or Aragorn. But Sam Gamgee is in some ways the best representative of the sort of heroism that Tolkien most admired, ...
    • Heroism, Gaming, and the Rhetoric of Immortality 

      Hawreliak, Jason (University of Waterloo, 2013-08-08)
      This dissertation examines rhetorics of heroism and immortality as they are negotiated through a variety of (new) media contexts. The dissertation demonstrates that media technologies in general, and videogames in particular, ...
    • Hesitant Belonging: Understanding Generational Traumas of Forced Migration in Black and Palestinian Diaspora Contemporary Transnational Fiction 

      El Mekaui, Lara (University of Waterloo, 2024-05-17)
      This dissertation explores the concept of "hesitant belonging" within the context of Black and Palestinian Diaspora Contemporary Transnational Fiction. The study investigates how forced migration, identity formation, and ...
    • Heuristic Evaluation for Gameful Design 

      Fortes Tondello, Gustavo; Kappen, Dennis; Mekler, Elisa; Ganaba, Marim; Nacke, Lennart (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-10-16)
      Despite the emergence of many gameful design methods in the literature, there is a lack of evaluation methods specific to gameful design. To address this gap, we present a new set of guidelines for heuristic evaluation of ...
    • The Hidden Cost of Hiding Feelings: Emotion Suppression and Inauthenticity in Social Anxiety 

      Gehring Reimer, Susanna (University of Waterloo, 2008-09-26)
      Social anxiety is associated with an unusually high level of negative affect, yet little is known about the strategies used by socially anxious individuals to manage and regulate their emotions. The present research examined ...
    • The High German of Russian Mennonites in Ontario 

      Penner, Nikolai (University of Waterloo, 2010-01-20)
      The main focus of this study is the High German language spoken by Russian Mennonites, one of the many groups of German-speaking immigrants in Canada. Although the primary language of most Russian Mennonites is a Low German ...
    • A History Cast in Stone: Geochemical Chert Sourcing Using Portable X-Ray Fluorescence (PXRF) in Southern Ontario 

      Cullison, Jennifer (University of Waterloo, 2022-01-14)
      To test the validity of portable X-Ray Fluorescence (PXRF) for chert sourcing, 32 chert artifacts from the Waterloo Region Museum in southern Ontario were compared to 56 chert source samples. The use of PXRF in archaeology, ...
    • Hoax, Parody, and Conservatism in Harry Potter 

      Dudink, Peter (University of Waterloo, 2002)
      This essay examines the ideology or value system implicit in Joanne Rowling's Harry Potter series. Many of the images in the series, despite being fantastic or empirically unprecedented, are minor transformations of ...


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