Browse by Subject "consumption"
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(2012-05-22)A stigma “refers to an attribute that is deeply discrediting” (Goffman 1963, 3). The stigmatized characteristic or trait labels the possessor as different from what is considered “normal” in some way. More specifically, ...
(2014-01-16)Using a quasi-experimental impact evaluation, this thesis explores the impact of Juntos, a conditional cash transfer program from Peru, on consumption and utilization of basic health services for children and women in ...
(2011-01-14)This dissertation examines the meaning of diamonds in imperial Britain in the nineteenth century and how Britain's involvement in diamond commodity chains across the century informed metropolitan consumers' conception of ...
Indiana Jones and the temple of media: exploring the interconnection of commercial entertainment media, identity and faith in the American spiritual marketplace (2010-05-14)This dissertation is an assessment of the relationship between commercial entertainment media, religion and identity in the American spiritual marketplace. Using ethnographic observations of evangelical prayer groups and ...
Orienting fandom: the discursive production of sports and speculative media fandom in the Internet era (2015-04-23)This project inquires into the constitution and consequences of the changing relationship between media industry and audiences after the Internet. Because fans have traditionally been associated with an especially participatory ...
(2008)We began this project by asking how female Korean students' fashion at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) reflects both macro and everyday discourses of individual self-development, which have intensified ...
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Textbook expenditure model-predictor per semester for students at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign (2008)
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