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    • Wahhabism 

      Nelson, Maura Lynne (uga, 2005-05)
      Wahhabism: From Najd to New York addresses the life and teachings of Muhammad Ibn ÔAbdal-Wahhab, a religious reformer and theologian whose ideas have impacted the ideologies ofmany modern Muslims. This paper begins with ...
    • Walhalla 

      Ferst, Calvin (uga, 2016-05)
      Walhalla, South Carolina, was founded in 1850 by a group of prominent German immigrants in Charleston calling themselves the German Colonization Society. The members of this group aspired to establish a prosperous community ...
    • Walk this way 

      Mouilso, Emily Renee (uga, 2014-08)
      Sexual aggression is a serious problem in our society generally and on our college campuses specifically. This dissertation examined perceived vulnerability as a risk factor for sexual victimization in college women and ...
    • Walking against the grain 

      Lawless, Sherri K. Griffin (uga, 2011-12)
      The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the relationship between Catholic women adult educators’ understanding of social justice and their engagement in anti-poverty activist practice with Hurricane Katrina ...
    • Walking outside the box 

      Hofacre, Christa Shoup (uga, 2006-12)
      The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact an international multicultural immersion program rendered on beliefs and practices of K-12 educational personnel participants. This study examined the impact to ...
    • Walking the talk 

      Ritchie, James Scott (uga, 2010-08)
      This qualitative in-depth interview study's purpose was to explore what influenced eight experienced P-12 critical educators across the United States to teach for social justice and how these influences might inform teacher ...
    • Walking the tightrope in the 21st century: 

      Stein, Jeffrey Philip (uga, 2017-12)
      College and university presidents face immense challenges from globalization, funding shortfalls, massification, technology, and scrutiny from numerous constituencies—all while supporting higher education as a gateway ...
    • Wang-Landau simulations of thermodynamic behavior in homopolymer systems 

      Seaton, Daniel Thomas (uga, 2010-12)
      This work focuses on the thermodynamic behavior of both flexible and semi-flexible homopolymer systems through the application of the Wang-Landau algorithm. Coarse-grained homopolymer systems are simple models used to ...
    • War and the dissolution of women in Seneca’s Troades 

      Woodruff, Kathryn Elizabeth (uga, 2016-05)
      This thesis examines the titular heroines of Seneca’s Troades with attention to the grotesque nature of their existence and the effects of this on their perceptions of identity and the self. While Hecuba and Andromache ...
    • Warrior and pastoral duels in Homer, Theocritus, and Vergil 

      Vaananen, Katrina (uga, 2010-08)
      This thesis seeks to demonstrate a relationship between the Homeric warrior-duels and the works of Theocritus and Vergil. Theocritus, the so-called father of pastoral poetry, transferred duels into a pastoral setting to ...
    • Wars and rumors of wars 

      West, Thomas Alan (uga, 2013-12)
      The use of prerecorded materials has become an important feature in modern art music. Within this compositional niche, prerecorded spoken text is often used. Spoken text may be used as a device to create a sense of ...
    • Washback effects of the Cambridge Preliminary English Test at an Argentinean bilingual school 

      Latimer, David G. (uga, 2009-08)
      Internationally, commercial standardized English tests have greater influence than ever before on EFL programs as measures of student learning, school accountability, and proficiency. One of the most prominent is the ...
    • Wasted 

      Bak, Emilia Noelle (uga, 2009-08)
      This paper examines the interaction between media images of excessive alcohol use and peer influence on an individual alcoholic’s ideas about alcohol and alcoholism. Informed by previous research on the relationship between ...
    • “Watchdogs are supposed to bark” 

      Winter, Linda (uga, 2004-05)
      In the late 1990s, a group of prominent citizens in Charleston, South Carolina, became increasingly concerned about the deteriorating performance of their public schools and the seeming unwillingness or inability of the ...
    • Watching terror abroad 

      Creech, Brian (uga, 2010-08)
      With the November 2008 attacks on Mumbai, we see a new trend in the way in which terror operates within urban spaces, with cities becoming battlefields and the state and military discourses moving to re-territorialize more ...
    • Watching the World Cup, American style 

      Buffington, Daniel Taylor (uga, 2008-12)
      This project explores the role of international sport and mass media in the processes of identity formation and the creation of symbolic boundaries between groups. Using qualitative content analysis I document the patterned ...
    • Water basin conservation in northwestern Ecuador : a baseline study of four rivers in the pilot area of the Choco-Andes Conservation Corridor 

      Udvardy, Shana Lyn (uga, 2003-12)
      The goal of this study was to address applied conservation ecology needs on the water basin scale within the Choco-Andes Conservation Corridor pilot area in northwestern Ecuador. The immediate conservation priority in this ...
    • Water distribution network optimization 

      Qi, Xuewei (uga, 2013-08)
      An urban water distribution network (WDN) is a network of components (e.g. pipes, pumps, valves, tanks, etc.) that transport water from a source to the consumers. Due to the substantial cost associated with the material ...
    • Water of discord, water of unity 

      Basnet, Govinda Bahadur (uga, 2007-12)
      Although water rights and property relations have become issues of strategic importance in recent water policy debates, legislation, and rural development initiatives, there is still a gap of understanding about what water ...
    • Water quality and acoustic investigation of shortnose sturgeon habitat in the Savannah River 

      Knight, Laura Lynn (uga, 2009-05)
      The Savannah River Estuary (SRE) has historically been challenged to meet water resource demands for multiple, sometimes opposing user groups, such as the global economic engine of the Savannah Port, environmental advocates ...