Browsing Theses & Dissertations by Title

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  • Bliss, Kathryn (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2013)
    Existing research on public opinion of restorative justice has shown public support for restorative principles. However, there has been little to no qualitative research exploring what aspects of restorative justice are ...

  • MacIntyre, Wayne (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 1994)
    French immersion is widely considered the most successful second language learning program ever used in a school setting. This view is tempered, however, by a number of criticisms: it does not produce native-like speakers, ...

  • Trainor-McKinnon, Joseph Daniel (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2018)
    In The Resurrection of the Author, Daniel Trainor-McKinnon supports a form of intentionalism by arguing that intentions and meaning are metaphysically separate from artworks. This form of intentionalism is what he calls ...

  • Foster, Jason (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2015)
    Over the past 20 years, the Alberta-based United Food and Commercial Workers Local 401 have revitalized their union through organizing diverse groups of workers in hard-to-organize occupations, increasing involvement in ...

  • Zhang, Lulu (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2014)
    This paper mainly illustrates a risk and return framework to compares the relative performance of S&P500 index options strategies. I use net raw returns to obtain the average daily return and standard deviation for each ...

  • Stuebing, Dennis L.(Dennis Lawrence), 1970- (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2005)
    Beginning with a child-rights framework guided by recommendations in the Machel report and programmatic 'best-practices' in rehabilitation "Return to Childhood" analyses the reintegration of child soldiers in three case ...

  • Boudreau Morris, Katie (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2013)
    The long history of Palestinian women working for social change, including women’s rights, peaked during the first Palestinian popular uprising (Intifada, 1987-1993) and continued through the second, or Al-Aqsa, Intifada. ...

  • Brennan, Sarah (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2000)
    This thesis explores political resistance of the Mi'kmaq Nation from 1900 until 1969. In an analysis of the interplay between Federal government policy and Mi'kmaq moves to retain a measure of control over political ...

  • Smith McCrossin, Elizabeth A. (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2013)
    The decline of the downtown community is occurring throughout North America. The downtown is the heart of a town or city. It is the center, the core, from which all else flows. Many towns and cities alike have taken on ...

  • Li, Qiushi (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2008)
    This thesis presents a framework that queries a music database with rhythmic motion signals. Rather than the existing method to extract the motion signal's underlying rhythm by marking salient frames, this thesis proposes ...

  • Krysa, Isabella (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2011)
    This thesis examines the rise of Islamism in Turkey over the last three decades. It explores the increasing role of Islamism in Turkey in society and politics in detail in the context of the religion and development. ...

  • Liao, Hongbo (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2013)
    This paper tests the risk premium on crude oil future prices in the US market. The history data on five crude oil spot prices and one crude oil future are collected through the period 2011 to 2013. To examine the risk ...

  • Lin, Chuan (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2015)
    This article introduces Shanghai gold futures and describes an in-depth analysis of the risk characteristics of the Shanghai gold futures market. By investigating the Shanghai gold futures price risk, this paper introduces ...

  • Alzerreca, Carolina (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2017)
    The following honours thesis analyzes a database of reported car accidents with a total of 381,409 observations. The database compiled by the insurance company “La Boliviana Ciacruz S.A” has a timeline of 10 years from ...

  • Owusu-Ansah, Matilda (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2012., 2012)
    The oil and gas Industry has become engine to jumpstart the economic growth process in a number of developing countries. Therefore, the importance of the oil and petroleum industry to Ghana's social and economic development ...

  • Freeman Marr, Laura (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2018)
    This thesis explores the unique archaeological feature of Newgrange known as the roof-box, which was rediscovered after the excavations carried out at the site in the 1960s by Michael J. O’Kelly. This rediscovery led to ...

  • ElAlfy, Amr (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2015)
    Arab countries attempts at regional integration started in the 1950s, but the goal of integration has produced very little substantive political or economic results. This lack of progress has blocked Arab countries from ...

  • Perry, Lauren Colleen (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary’s University, 2018)
    The Cambridge Platonist Anne Conway, in her only treatise, The Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy, articulates a complex metaphysical system, partly formed as an alternative to the mechanistic philosophy ...

  • Cochrane, Donald Brian (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 1990)
    This thesis was undertaken to investigate the underrepresentation of women in educational administration. Specifically, the purpose of this study was to determine if the personal commitments of female teachers affect their ...

  • Baldwin, Allison J. (Halifax, N.S. : Saint Mary's University, 2013)
    Brazil is a massive country in both size and population, and is considered an economic and political leader in Latin America. However, it suffers from many development issues faced by other developing countries around the ...