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The Making of a Modern Saint: An Analysis of Grief, Charisma, and Community Identity in Transition (thesis)
In concluding this research, I will briefly recount the analytical progress that has been made. Such concluding remarks reaffirm the theoretical model. Primarily, however, my conclusion will engage with this very idea of ...
Periodicals as Handbooks for Doing Gender and Doing Difference: Racialized Womanhood in Cosmopolitan and Essence Magazines from 1978-2000 (thesis)
. . . This means that, simultaneously, black women in America and white women in America were receiving very different messages from popular and political culture, as both the (black) welfare queen and the (white) feminist ...
A sociolinguistic analysis of 'Immunity' : lessons from reality television (thesis)
Through sociolinguistics, the paper explored how immunity changes throughout the course of a Survivor season. It surveyed the way that contestants treat public forms of immunity -- tribal immunity idol and the individual ...
Alchemizing Capitalism: Occupational Tribalism and the Pursuit of the Authentic Self (thesis)
Alchemist Movement -- a spiritual group in Reno, Nevada -- formed around the idea of combining church and theater. While the Alchemists explicitly focus on helping people on their spiritual paths, they also maintain a ...
Detecting the past : conducting effective archaeological surveys (thesis)
How do archaeologists know where to dig? Archaeologists cannot simply label a tract of land an archaeological site and begin excavation. They must follow a long, complicated, and sometimes dull survey process targeted at ...
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Evaluated as Epigenetically Maintained Historical Trauma (thesis)
The mystery and devastation of losing a child like this has led to SIDS being widely studied, through lenses of both human biology and human behavior. This thesis will contribute to this work through two goals: First, I ...