Browse College of Liberal Arts and Sciences by Subject "Race"
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(2011-05-25)This dissertation examines the decline of public transportation and rise of automobile use in the United States from the perspectives of social and environmental history. Through a case study of Detroit, the dissertation ...
(2013-05-24)Residing at the intersection of writing studies research that address public rhetoric, and Black Freedom Movement (ca. 1940-1970) scholarship that foregrounds local people and social movements, this dissertation narrates ...
(2014-09-16)This dissertation is an investigation of the relationship between sanitation, power, and poverty in the United States. It draws from two broad theoretical lenses, political economies of race and political economies of the ...
(2011-08-26)This dissertation focuses upon the rapid changes that the southeastern American Indian groups sometimes referred to as “The Five Civilized Tribes” experienced in the nineteenth century, especially the middle third of that ...
The temporal dynamics of neoliberal redevelopment governance and the restructuring of urban space: Chicago's Bronzeville (1989 - present) (2012-05-22)The objective of this study is to nuance our understanding of the temporal trajectory and dynamics of neoliberal redevelopment governance in large American cities. Recent studies have revealed a rupture in the manifestation ...
(2014-09-16)Based on approximately 16 months of field research in Andean Ecuador, this dissertation is an ethnography of the reproduction of hacendado elite distinction in an environment of neoliberal volatility and unease. Evoking ...