Browse by Subject "Politics"
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(2013-02-03)Research on the confirmation bias (Nickerson, 1998) demonstrates that people selectively seek evidence that confirms their prior beliefs and expectations. This selective search for information allows people to analyze new ...
(2011-08-26)This dissertation explores the roles specialty foods in the political capital of Edo (modern-day Tokyo) in the Tokugawa period (1603-1868). The development of infrastructures as well as the proliferation of the publishing ...
Increased Crime and Legalizing Gambling Operations: The Impacts on the Socio-Economics of Business and Government (Warren Gorham & Lamont, 1994-11)Legalized gambling activities in various forms are being rapidly adopted by many states, but no state has a comprehensive developmental plan that includes the overall socio-economic costs of legalizing gambling. In this ...
(2011-05-25)This dissertation traces the roots of an experimental art school for social change called the School for Designing a Society. It focuses on the history of a group of intellectuals, and their ideas, during the latter half ...
(2010)A study of the Drupal open source project shows the rather problematic status of usability designers with respect to the larger developer community. Issues of power, trust, and identity arise and affect the way that usability ...
Writing insurrection: U.S. literature and the politics of Latin American intervention, 1898 to 2010 (2012-02-01)Stories of defiant rebels, leering dictators, and wretched refugees have defined Latin America for U.S. audiences during the twentieth century. Most scholars assume that these narratives reinforce the conventional rhetoric ...