# Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Title

• (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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• (2006)
This thesis is a study of the axiomatics of quantum vertex algebras based on the bicharacter construction suggested by R. Borcherds in [Bor01]. One of the goals is to use the ideas of [Bor01] to incorporate the examples ...

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• (2007)
Clustering and classification have been important tools to address a broad range of problems in fields such as image analysis, genomics, and many other areas. Basically, these clustering problems can be simplified as two ...

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• (2011-01-14)
The bidirectional relations between parenting behaviors and youth mental health were examined in a Mexican American adolescent sample using a transactional model. Data were collected at two time points, approximately one ...

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• (1978)

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• (1992)
This study makes use of archaeological data from settlement survey and test excavations at five site locations in the Big Black River valley of central Mississippi. These data are used to reconstruct the settlement pattern ...

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• (2010-05-14)
This dissertation involves two topics. The first is on the theory of partitions, which is discussed in Chapters 2 − 5. The second is on covering systems, which are considered in Chapters 6 − 8. In 2000, Farkas and Kra ...

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• (1953)

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• (2004)
This study examines medical interpreters' communicative strategies in naturalistic settings, explores the roles medical interpreters assume in health care settings, and provides a theory of bilingual health communication ...

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• (1997)
In these experiments, the French-English and Korean-English bilinguals showed an intermediate nature in their lexical and syntactic processing. The results are interpreted as support for the Mixed Hypothesis and the ...

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• (1955)

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