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Explaining the pattern of the DPRK’s foreign policy toward major states
This dissertation starts with the question of what factors influence whether North Korea chooses to implement risky or cooperative policies toward major states, as well as what role domestic politics and ideology play in ...
La mujer compleja y completa
This thesis focuses on the poetry of a group of contemporary Mexican women poets (Laura Cárdenas, Kyra Galván, Elva Macías, Patricia Medina, Silvia Tomasa Rivera, and Minerva Margarita Villarreal) who began publishing after ...
Troubling identity and literacy : young adolescents' subjectivities and literacies using popular culture texts
The purpose of this 20-week, cross-continental study was to map how seven, 12- and 13-year-old young adolescents living in Australia and the United States used popular culture in their literacy lives to construct notions ...
Drastic Dykes and accidental activists
Lesbian histories exist somewhere between the academic disciplines of history and gender studies. Southern lesbian histories barely exist at all. Charlotte, North Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia share an important place ...
Interpreting city identity through the medium of the street
This paper examines cross-racial interactions among students in a demographically diverse high school located in a suburb of Atlanta, GA. Because diversity is often conflated with the number of racially different bodies ...
Applying for Cherokee citizenship
This thesis examines the Dawes enrollment period between 1900 and 1906. It is unique in that it recaptures the history from the perspective of the applicants for Cherokee citizenship. In looking at the various ways that ...
The second life of social science research
The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways in which social science data can be collected in virtual environments. In particular, this project focuses on sampling strategies when the population characteristics ...
Parallel pastoralisms : concurrent developments in the evolution of Scottish and southern literature
Scotland and the American South have a great deal in common. Both groups originate from a distinct geographic area characterized by its own economy, culture, and ethos, and both groups have evolved within the shadow of a ...
My dissertation discusses five theatrical plays written by the Cuban playwright Alberto Pedro Torriente (1955-2005) between 1989 and 1997, during the so-called Cuban Special Period. His theater became a site of resistance ...