Dept. of Sociology
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Salient professionals, a silent profession: the rise, prominence, and marginalization of lawyers in Korea under Japan’s rule 1906-1945 (2015-07-14)This dissertation examines how lawyers emerged as powerful professionals during the period of Japanese colonialism in Korea (1906-1945) even as the legal profession, as a whole, remained relatively disempowered. After the ...
Flawed consumers: understanding the impact of intersectional political consumerism during the Chicago Welfare Rights Era (2015-07-10)This study explores African American political consumerism during the Chicago Welfare Rights Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Much of the research on consumption fails to adequately engage race. This dissertation incorporates ...
(1998)Building on feminist studies that have linked pronatalism with nationalism, I examine right wing nationalisms and more inclusive, citizen-based nationalisms, which are more accepting of "the other," but may still be concerned ...
(2000)This dissertation provides an historically contextualized analysis of the encounter between U.S. Presbyterian missionaries and Koreans. I focus my approach in terms of the specificity of, and the variation within, this ...
(1999)Visits to physicians represent the most common method of obtaining health care in the United States. Blacks visit doctors less often than Whites although by most standard measures of health status, Blacks have poorer health ...