Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "U.S. history"
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Countering privilege: Toward a critical pedagogy of compassion in the teaching of United States history (2011-01-14)It is the thesis of this paper that privileged students can develop compassion for their peers who are given minority status in our society by having United States history teachers teach history in such a way that the ...
Mental health and ideals of citizenship: Patient care at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., 1903-1962 (2011-01-21)In this thesis, I argue that U.S. psychiatry’s cultural project in the first half of the twentieth century was the reconstitution of mentally-distressed men and women for proper citizenship. This enterprise is visible on ...