# Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Title

• (2012-02-01)
My dissertation explores postbellum texts that put African American womanhood at the heart of their narratives, both as an abstract symbol of race and gender and as embodied through female characters. I focus on realist ...

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• (2019-04-23)
In Web 2.0, the consuming and sharing of user-generated travel videos are becoming increasingly popular among Chinese Millennial travelers. However, research regarding the motivations to create and share personal video ...

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• (2005)
This study casts the young Harry Partch as a composer primed to tap into the nation's fascination with the Dust Bowl and migrant life. After a brief survey of the few works that currently constitute Partch scholarship, ...

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• (2020-04-16)
Faced with an autism diagnosis, parents from ethnolinguistic minorities and the professionals who serve them often experience concerns about the suitability and viability of raising autistic children to be bilingual ...

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• (2017-06-22)
In three studies, I examined the psychological state of being energized by negative expectations of others. Although there is a large body of psychological literature available on the effects of expectancy beliefs that ...

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• (2017-04-18)
The music of the Tudor era in England reflected the period’s political instability. This instability had its roots in, among other things, the religious movement known as the Reformation. Protestant and Catholic factions ...

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• (2008)
A social constructivist qualitative methodology was used to examine 6 Latino college students' sexual health beliefs about the human papillomavirus (HPV). Data were collected through the use of in-depth interviews and ...

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• (2008)
The students' college literacy was insufficient when they began studying at community college, whether that happened right after high school, after they left a university, or after they had been away from formal education, ...

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• (1998)
For the purposes of this dissertation, I began my study by narrowing the focus to the years between and including 1985 to 1994, a seemingly arbitrary decision, though one which, upon reflection, makes sense to me. Few works ...

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• (2011-05-25)
In considering the deontic perspective of justice, research has called for the study of individual difference variables that explain differential reactions to unfair treatment. This is specifically due to the emerging ...

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• (2014-01-16)
Facilitating application development for distributed systems has been the focus of much research. Composing an application from existing components can simplify software development and has been adopted in a number of ...

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• (1959)

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• (1956)

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• (2000)
The widespread action of estrogens in the human body has prompted the development of a large variety of steroidal and non-steroidal ligands, trying to mimick or antagonize estrogenic effects. Partial agonists, with a tissue ...

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• (1957)

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• (1954)

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• (1991)
Covellite, $\rm Cu\sp{I}\sb2(S\sb2)Cu\sp{II}S$ (T$\sb{\rm c}$ = 1.66 K) and $\rm YBa\sb2Cu\sp{II}\sb2Cu\sp{III}O\sb{7-x}\ (T\sb{c}$ = 92 K) are similar in that both are superconductors containing layered structures and ...

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• (1960)

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