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Fighting for hope: The criminalization of trauma in justice - Involved girls' lives and stories of resilience from a juvenile prison
Girls make up a growing proportion of justice-involved adolescents, yet there is a gap of scholarly qualitative data on girls experiencing incarceration. This study addresses that gap by holistically examining justice-involved ...
Looking forward by looking back: An autoethnography
This dissertation describes the uniqueness of the Caucasian working class woman’s experience. Using autoethnographic methodology, this study examines three “turning points of identity” (as described by Anselm Strauss). ...
Psychotherapists' beliefs and attitudes towards polyamory
The primary purpose of this study was to create a valid and reliable scale to measure psychotherapists’ attitudes towards polyamory. The secondary goal of this research was to explore whether psychotherapists endorse ...
Exchange, identity, and relationships: An integrated theoretical approach to exploring polyamory
The purpose of this dissertation is to use an integrated theoretical framework combining elements of exchange and identity theories to examine the roles of identity conflicts, power, and trust in polyamorous relationships. ...
The familiar and the foreign: Dance on the historically black college campus
The purpose of this dissertation is to illuminate the missing voices of historically black college and university dance programs in the national discussion on the history and development of dance in American higher education. ...
Brain activation following constraint-induced movement therapy using functional near infrared spectroscopy in stroke patients
Based on the learned non-use theory, constraint-induced movement therapy (CIMT) is a rehabilitation technique that is utilized with stroke patients to regain function of an affected extremity. CIMT provides patients the ...