Browse by Subject "Gender"

  • Quinones-Rivera, Maritza (2011-05-25)
    In my dissertation I discuss how blackness, femaleness and Puerto Ricanness (national identity) is presented in commercial media in Puerto Rico. National identity, no matter how differently defined, is often constructed ...

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  • Nickerson, Abby (2006-05-15)
    The purpose of this research is to provide an overview of women’s lives during World War I and to examine why university women continue to be underrepresented in historical records. The study focuses specifically on the ...

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  • Dresang, Eliza T.; Gross, Melissa; Holt, Leslie (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    In the Project CATE (Children’s Access to and Use of Technology Evaluation), based on grades 4–8 children’s responses from surveys, focus group participations, and observations in the Saint Louis Public Library, girls’ ...

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  • Merced, Christina (2006-12-15)
    This project aims to answer the following questions: What activities are included in the everyday lives of Latina graduate students? How do Latina graduate students perceive themselves on campus? Do Latina graduate students ...

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  • Sprague, Jenessa (2013-08-22)
    Although research supports the existence of primary and secondary psychopathy variants in men, little work has examined psychopathy variants in women. Research on gender differences is important, as evidence suggests that ...

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  • Cassell, Kay Ann; Weibel, Kathleen (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    Updating research done in 1980, the authors survey the current status of programming for women in public libraries, concentrating on the largest U.S. public libraries. The designation of National Women’s History Month ...

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  • Praylow, Perzavia (2012-09-18)
    This dissertation analyzes the relationship between student self-determination, the existence of competing ideologies of respectable race leadership and the transformation of coeducation at Fisk University between the 1924 ...

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  • Anonymous (2012-01)
    I researched the reluctance of many Muslim parents to send their daughters to colleges away from home. I interviewed female students who live at home along with female students who live on campus during their college ...

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  • Kim, Chung-kang (2010-05-19)
    This dissertation, “South Korean Golden-Age Comedy Film: Industry, Genre, and Popular Culture (1953 -1970),” examines the socio-cultural and political aspects of comedy films made in South Korea in the 1950s and 1960s, the ...

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  • Moy, Lauren (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the history and progression of the Women’s golf team at the university. The author seeks to answer how opportunities became available for these athletes, and how the women’s team has progressed since ...

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  • Nitzsche Green, Rebecca (2008)
    Control of space, particularly at the University of Illinois, influences the movement of the human body and the resources the University provides for the student body. The current Office of Women’s Programs provides a large ...

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  • West, Linda (2007-05-15)
    This project explores Women’s Tennis at the University of Illinois prior to 1975. The author is interested in media coverage of Women’s Collegiate tennis and focuses on an inquiry into finding information on the 1975 U.S. ...

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  • Reiner, Brigette (2007-05-15)
    This project examines student experiences of playing for the Women’s wheelchair basketball team (Ms. Kids) on campus. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What are student’s experiences playing on Ms. Kids? ...

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  • Allison, Melody M. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    It may take up to two decades before research findings become routinely used in clinical practice (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2001). Librarians are uniquely positioned to maximize the accessibility ...

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  • Ingold, Cindy (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2007)
    In the last decade, online databases in the field of women and gender studies have matured. There are now a variety of bibliographic and full text databases available, both free on the Internet and through fee-based ...

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