# Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Title

• (2000)
Prior to the twelfth century, churching was apparently available to all women, regardless of the circumstances surrounding the conception of their children. Between the thirteenth and fifteenth centuries, however, episcopal ...

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• (2012-09-18)
This dissertation critically examines the failure of the Chicago Federation of Labor (CFL) to organize interracial unions during the World War I era. Specifically, it argues that progressive unionism was structurally limited ...

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• (2005)
This dissertation examines the Greek community in Bulgaria and its transformation from a prominent minority into a marginalized refugee population after resettlement in Greece. Its history illustrates the tension between ...

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• (2015-02-12)
This dissertation investigates the ways that migration and the ongoing legacies of imperialism shaped the United States’ engagement with the world in the early twentieth century. It focuses on interaction between Americans ...

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• (1990)
The archaeological record from the Shelbyville locality, located in east central Illinois, is examined through two alternative explanatory models of culture change. A traditional Migration model is examined to explain ...

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• (2005)
This dissertation investigates literary depictions of the relationship between humans and non-human nature in the context of the dramatic changes to physical and ideological landscapes that characterized the Victorian ...

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• (2014-05-30)
There are approximately 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the United States every year (Satterwhite et al., 2008).. Although the entire society is encumbered by the economic impact of STDs, ...

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• (2009)
This dissertation is situated in the current scholarly reflection on the problems of Chinese modernity, especially its "initial phase," the Chinese Enlightenment (1910s-1920s). It examines the thought of the highly ...

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• (1999)
A new conceptualization of the role of affect in information processing is proposed. In contrast to existing formulations, this conceptualization maintains that mood does not influence the extent to which individuals process ...

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• (2011-05-25)
When writing teachers enter the classroom, they often bring with them a deep faith in the power of literacy to rectify social inequalities and improve their students’ social and economic standing. It is this faith—this ...

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• (1985)
This study re-evaluates standard critical interpretations of Faulkner's portrayal of female characters, using attitudes toward myth and legend suggested in A Fable to establish a scheme whereby female characters are either ...

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• (2005)
Although the nature versus nurture debate has existed in psychological research for decades, there has not been much attention given to how individuals' ideas about this issue influence their beliefs. In the present research, ...

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• (2005)
This dissertation interrogates the role of three international Non-governmental organizations (INGOs)---the Rockefeller Foundation, CARE International and Oxfam in Kenya's development process between 1924 and 2000. Based ...

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• (2010-08-20)
Research on the perception of emotion in humans has a long and rich literature base. Ekman’s (Ekman, 1972; Ekman & Friesen, 1971) research on the universal recognition of emotions represents some of the earliest work in ...

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• (2002)
This study offers a constructive critique of the treatment we accord some of the most vulnerable members of society: children who have become "wards" of the governmental apparatus. I explore some of the routine material ...

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• (2007)
Though resurgent interest in social context has reinvigorated literary studies during the past generation, my dissertation argues that we have not adequately considered how subjectivity defines the threshold of the social. ...

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• (1968)

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• (1974)

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• (1987)
The HCO$\sb3\sp-$ anion regulates photosynthetic electron transport from H$\sb2$O to a Hill oxidant. HCO$\sb3\sp-$ depletion in the presence of inhibitory anions depresses the electron transport rates by as much as ten-fold. ...

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