Sociology

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2019-12-19
14:55
In the 1980s, "A Nation at Risk" kicked off forty years of education policy directed at providing excellent education to all students. Since that time and despite substan [...]
2019-12 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-12-19
14:55
A large body of literature documents the increasing adoption of fee-for-service models, competitive marketing strategies, corporate governance structures, and business rh [...]
2019-12 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-12-19
09:43
This research examines strategies for social change in an authoritarian context that precludes avenues for direct political engagement, such as protests and public conten [...]
2019-12 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-12-19
09:37
My dissertation investigates public opinion and the nature of the public sphere in China by studying online discourse between 2009 and 2017. I ask what consensuses and cl [...]
2019-12 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-09-09
15:59
Despite a highly centralized government, why do conflicts between the state religious and federal civil courts become politicized and even turn violent in some states mor [...]
2019-08 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-09-09
15:53
This dissertation explores the production and maintenance of place reputation using three Chicago neighborhoods with different reputations: Wicker Park and reputational h [...]
2019-08 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-09-09
15:50
First-generation and low-income students in the U.S. are attending four-year colleges and universities at unprecedented rates. This demographic shift comes, in some part, [...]
2019-08 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-06-25
11:54
While qualitative research provides many insights into how gendered interactions operate at the level of interpersonal interactions and institutions, gender regimes, or p [...]
2019-06 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-06-25
11:39
Our chances of living a long and healthy life are influenced by our position in intersecting social hierarchies, but also by our exposure to social policies. My research [...]
2019-06 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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2019-05-08
23:23
My dissertation offers a dynamic, relational explanation of the emergence of mid-19th century rebellions in the Qing Empire of China—the bloodiest insurgent civil war i [...]
2016-08 | Sociology | Dissertation |

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