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1 "Enemies at home": race, citizenship, and the roots of Japanese American internment policyOn February 19, 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, authorizing the mass incarceration of some 110,000 Japanese Americans and aliens from the West Coast, southern Arizona, and Hawaii. About two-thirds of those interned were American citizens; most of the others were lo...Internment; Japanese American; Policy; "Race"; World War II2012-08
2 "I Shall Never Be Cited as a Bad Example": Religious Idealization and Humanity in Crusader Figures in the Chanson de Roland and RolandsliedThis text comparatively examines the tensions at play in the figural representations of Roland and Charlemagne/Karl in the Chanson de Roland and the Rolandslied, moving away from nationalist critiques of both works. It is primarily concerned with the juxtaposition between the idealized representatio...Comparative literature; French literature; German literature2018
3 "I'll always be that awkward one": how mothers and adolescents jointly construct adolescent selves in conversationIdentity issues are a major concern in adolescence. Self-views inform and shape identity. Self views are negotiated through conversation about life events with important others. In this study, I analyze mother-teen conversations about identity confirming and identity challenging events from 92 adole...adolescent development; conversation; Identity; maternal scaffolding; narrative construction2013-05
4 "Living with our toxic legacy": parafictional practice and the national toxic land/labor conservation serviceThe way in which land is used and developed by the United States government has recently, over the past decade, become a topic of interest to individual artists and collectives. The National Toxic Land/Labor Conservation Service (NTLCS) is one such collective that tracks government funded greenwashi...contemporary art; greenwashing; national wildlife refuge; parafiction; performance art; toxicity2017
5 "No one know": Untold narratives of Southeast Asian American Student successThis study explores how Southeast Asian American college students experience success in college despite systemic and institutional barriers. The underrepresentation of Southeast Asian American perspectives in higher education research has created a deficit in understanding this population's experien...2018
6 "Nobody can give from an empty vessel": a qualitative study on self-care for women activists in counseling psychologyWomen psychologists have conducted social justice work since the beginning of psychology, when women were denied access to education. The efforts of first- and second-generation women psychologists paved the way for present day women in counseling psychology. Today's female psychologists and graduat...Activism; Counseling Psychology; Qualitative Research; Self-Care; Social Justice; Women2016
7 "Of mice and men": connective tissue regulation of muscle developmentDevelopment of the limb musculoskeleton requires the coordinated morphogenesis of muscle with connective tissue, tendon, and bone. The close developmental association of muscle with muscle connective tissue suggests that interactions between these tissues may be critical for development. T-box trans...Genetics2017
8 "Raised money by hook and crook, got my paper out": Sunshine and shadow in the life seasons of editor and physician Dr. Elihu S. McIntire (1832-1899)Dr. Elihu S. McIntire (1832â€"1899) grew up on farms in Ohio and Indiana and was a physician who served as an assistant surgeon with the 78th Illinois Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. He practiced briefly in Dallas City, Illinois, and Grantsburg, Crawford County, Indiana, before settling i...Biography; Cultural History; Diary; Framing; Journalism History; Textual Silences2017
9 "Ray system" of underground miningThe main ore body is a disseminated deposit in schist and porphyry formed by secondary enrichment. Its existence was proven by churn drilling, and is at present one of the largest proven copper deposits in the world. The ore body itself covers 205 acres with an average thickness of 121 feet, and o...Ray Consolidated Copper Company; Copper mines and mining1915-02
10 "Sometimes there are differences of opinion as to what the data mean": bureaucracy and facticity in the face of inconclusive scienceBureaucratic rhetorics have been largely overlooked in rhetorical scholarship, in part because of an assumed synonymy between bureaucratic approaches, purposes, and language uses and political ones. This dissertation applies rhetorical analysis to a case study of bureaucratic rhetoric-the 2011 U.S. ...FDA; Medicine; Philosophy of science; Rhetoric; Science; Technical writing2013-08
11 "Superheroes in the Resource Room": A Study Examining Implemention of the Superhero Social Skills Program by a Resource Teacher with Students with Externalizing Behavior ProblemsThe current study evaluated the effectiveness of the Superhero Social Skills program in increasing the social engagement skills and decreasing the aggressive behavior of students with externalizing behavior problems as implemented by a resource teacher. There have been no empirical evaluations of th...Educational psychology; Special education; Clinical psychology2012
12 "Superheroes social skills": an initial study examining an evidence-based program for elementary-aged students with autism spectrum disorders in a school settingThe current study evaluated the effectiveness of a multimedia social skills program in increasing the social engagement skills of 4 elementary-aged students with an autism spectrum disorder. The Superheroes Social Skills for Children with Autism program incorporates several evidence-based practices ...Autism spectrum disorders; Generalization; Peer-mediated; Self-management; Social skills; Video-modeling2012-05
13 "That's my experience": negotiating what it means to be "Indian" in a school counseling programSchooling for American Indians developed differently than it did for other groups in the United States. This difference is largely the result of the unique relationship between American Indians and the U.S. government and the ways in which government policies and practices were carried out. Thus, ...American Indian; education; school counseling2016
14 "This is what I've seen": climate change communication and the articulation of local and scientific knowledge in Yosemite National ParkClimate change is predicted to have profound effects on ecosystems around the globe. Yet meaningful policy to address climate change has yet to be enacted, and American publics are perceived as disinterested and unconcerned about the issue. Public lands have the potential to act as valuable sites of...climate change; environment; national parks; rhetoric2017
15 "Wolves guarding sheep": how women police in London and Cape Town brokered a deal to protect and control women, 1914-1918At the outbreak of World War I, women in Britain and South Africa formed groups of volunteer police women who patrolled the streets for indecent behavior, found homes for runaway children, and encouraged moral behavior of young women and girls. Despite their success at penetrating one of the most ma...Police; Women Police; Policewomen; Women's movement; Suffrage; Britain; Social purists2016
16 "Wow, that bitch is crazy!": exploring gendered performances in leisure spaces surrounding reality televisionIn Reality Bites Back, Jennifer L. Pozner states, "Women are bitches. Women are stupid. Women are incompetent at work and failures at home. Women are gold diggers. How do we know? Because reality TV tells us so." Not only does reality TV shape what we think about the "way things are," it also shapes...Cultural studies; Duoethnography; Gender; Performance studies; Poststructuralism; The Bachelor2014-12
17 "You have no life other than that, so you better like what you're doing": a feminist phenomenology of women in undergraduate engineering majorsThe purpose of this study was to describe the perceptions and experiences of female undergraduate engineering students who either switched their majors or stayed in engineering to graduate. Historically women are underrepresented in undergraduate engineering majors despite deliberate recruitment an...engineering; undergraduate; women2016
18 "You have to be your own doctor": neoliberal reconfigurations of expertise on thebump.comExpertise is increasingly relied upon in the making of decisions, particularly decisions pertaining to health and pregnancy. And yet, recent interactions between scientists and the American public have highlighted the fact that scientific expertise has become a contested, if not rejected, form of kn...authenticity; expertise; neoliberalism; online communities; pregnancy; rhetoric2013
19 #Cabronacomomonicarobles: When memes reproduce more than imagesThis dissertation is a qualitative textual analysis of online memes inspired by a narco-novela fictional character called Mónica Robles, from the teleseries "El Señor de los Cielos" (2013). This is an analysis of memes inspired by this character, not of the character itself within the series, even...2018
20 'This is not a marriage': husbandly virtue on trial in Qing dynasty lawThis master's thesis examines two visions of male failure during the Qing dynasty (1644 to 1912): husband suicide and husband killing. The adjudication of these cases created a gap between narrative rhetoric and judicial logic that complicated the clear-cut ideology of the Qing Code. I examine this ...CHASTITY; CHINA; GENDER; MARRIAGE; MASCULINITY; SUICIDE2016
21 The (em)placed vernacular: rhetorics of transgression and control in new york cityTraversing the vectors and tensions of everyday places is to experience a profoundly powerful rhetorical force. Through the particularities of place, identity is forged, communities are created, and ideological wars are waged through images, aesthetics, and materiality. The (Em)placed Vernacular: Rh...(em)placed vernacular; New York City; Rhetoric; Spatial Studies; Transgression; Visual Rhetoric2015-08
22 129Xe relaxation and Rabi oscillationsSeveral studies in magnetic resonance experiment and theory are presented. The longitudinal relaxation of solid <super>129</super>Xe is shown to have an unexpected structural dependence through experiments that provide previously unattainable reproducibility; also, groundwork is laid for theories t...Atomic Physics; Electrically and Optically detected Magnetic Resonance; Hyperpolarized Gases; Magnetic Resonance; Rabi Oscillations2014
23 The 1847 Mormon MigrationEach July the citizens of the State of Utah celebrate the "Days of 47," recognizing the Mormon Pioneers who traveled to the State in `1847. The culmination of this celebration takes place each year on July 24th, the day Brigham Young and others entered the Salt Lake Valley. It is Appropriate that th...1977
24 3-ost-7 regulates cardiac function and development in zebrafishHeparan sulfate proteoglycans (HSPGs) are biologically relevant molecules composed of core proteins and glycosaminoglycan (GAG) chains. The location of HSPGs, on the cell surface or in the extracellular matrix, and their structural heterogeneity place them at a unique advantage to influence signalin...Molecular biology; Zoology2011
25 4500 South (300 West to State Street) closure: the evaluation of users' impactsUtah Department of Transportation (UDOT) identified the part of 4500 South (from 300 West to State Street) in Murray City, Utah as a bottleneck. UDOT decided to add an additional lane in each direction (on previously a two-lane section). Three possible alternatives on how this work should be done we...Street maintenance and repair; Motor vehicle driving; Safety measures2008-05
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