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In, out or what? How globalization affects high or low corruption: A qualitative-comparative analysis of 90 developing countries
In this dissertation, I analyze the combinations of globalization and social structural internal conditions linked to corruption at the national level. Using Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis, I address two general ...
Grassi, historicity, and rhetorical presence in John Ford's "Perkin Warbeck"
This research acknowledges history and drama as dynamic, not static. The reading or viewing audience takes an active role in rewriting or re-viewing what is read on print or seen and heard on stage. Every audience member ...
Rhetorical motives of identity, consubstantiality, and hierarchy: An analysis of community college program documents
The dissertation focuses on three academic programs at Tarrant County College, Northeast Campus, specifically the documents used to create and sustain these programs. The purpose of this study includes the following: first, ...
A rhetoric of peace and protest: Discourse analysis, semiotics and the murals in Northern Ireland
This dissertation offers an examination of applied protest rhetoric through a unique form of public discourse that promotes a problematic accessibility for individual, regional, and global audiences. The nontraditional ...
Does weight affect the perception of men's violence against women?
Weight-based discrimination and men's violence against women are critical social issues, phenomena affecting the lives of countless women, men, and children. Rates of weight-based discrimination have been compared to those ...