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The present research examined social motivation in dementia within the theoretical framework of socioemotional selectivity theory (SST; Carstensen, 2006). SST is a lifespan theory of social motivation that argues goal selection and pursuit are inextricably related to perceived time remaining in...
Connected citizenry: An exploration of local government social media adoption for community engagementDownload
As social media becomes an increasing part of daily life, we may wonder why this virtual environment has not been used widely for community engagement activities by municipal government institutions. Information and communication technologies (ICT’s) offer the opportunity to expand interactions...
South Asians in Canada are increasingly using the Family Class immigration category to sponsor spouses from their home countries. This qualitative study examined the steps family-sponsored spouses and their sponsors or family members have taken to facilitate their linguistic, economic, social,...
Economic Disadvantage, Caregiver Mental Health, Family Functioning, and Children’s Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Well-Being in Low-Income FamiliesDownload
Economic disadvantage continues to be of significant concern to many Canadian families and is at the forefront of many municipal, provincial, and federal government initiatives. The health consequences of living in low-income have been well-documented; however, the relationships between economic...
This thesis consists of three essays linking institutional quality and finance. The first essay shows that the positive relationship between corporate social responsibility (CSR) and firm value is stronger for firms located in countries with higher levels of individualism. I posit that firm-level...
Recommender systems are a growing area of research that find practical applications in a variety of domains. Integrated library systems and location-based social networks can apply recommendation algorithms to assist their users in finding an item or location that suits their needs. With an...
Linguistic and Social Experience During an Online Mentoring Program for Young Adults Who Use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) DevicesDownload
Individuals who use speech generating communication devices (SGCDs) are described in the literature as having limited expressive linguistic competence due to limited functional practice, and limited skills in social competence due to limited social experience. Many individuals who use SGCDs in...