Browse by Subject "women"
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(2011-08)In the college of engineering at the University of Illinois it is apparent that the majority of the students are male and either Asian or Caucasian. To balance this demographic gap, the university participates in Affirmative ...
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(2013-05-28)This dissertation argues that numerous ex-slave mistresses and the children they produced with white men thoughtfully rebuilt their lives as newly freed people by capitalizing on earlier, sometimes ongoing, ties to white ...
(2010-08-31)Conventional knowledge assumes that production of cash/export crops jeopardizes household food crop production in developing economies, and above all, mars women’s potential for economic autonomy. In Southwest Burkina ...
Invisible Scarlet O'neil and the Whitman authorized editions for girls: homefront representations of the american feminine and the feminine heroic during World War II (2010-05-19)This dissertation analyzes the popular construction of femininity in the United States during World War II and the ways in which a set of mass market series books for girls participated in and reflected the persuasive ...
Leveraging bargaining power under patriarchy: the economic development of post-revolutionary Cuban women (2015-04-30)This socio-historical investigation discusses education as a key contributor to women’s development in Cuba since 1959 all the while operating under a well-entrenched patriarchal backdrop. Economic indicators through labor ...
Raras al mando/queer women command: Alternative Spanish-speaking Caribbean femininities on the global stage (2011-05-25)This project documents current artistic projects led by queer Caribbean women performers who disrupt and reframe traditional Cuban, Dominican and Puerto Rican femininities through performance and media. Through words, ...
(2008)For my research project, I wanted to learn more about the women’s crew team here at the University of Illinois. I attempted to find the history of the sport on campus, the present established program, and future goals that ...
Understanding humanitarian information infrastructure: An ethnographic case study of designing public health surveillance systems monitoring sexual violence and exploitation (2009-02-08)Sexual violence and exploitation (SVE) in conflict settings is an under reported phenomenon that has challenged service delivery and humanitarian intervention. A proposed solution to this problem is to create a global ...
(2009-05-15)The researcher interviewed three women at Beckwith Hall, a dormitory for students with physical disabilities, to find out if living in this dormitory has affected their views regarding their sexuality and pursuing romantic ...
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