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When people become corporations: Product placement and gender construction on Bravo TV's “The Real Housewives of New York City”
This dissertation examines Bravo TV's reality show The Real Housewives of New York City
Designing with fire
Through design Architects can be brought into a proactive role of wildfire management, where million of dollars are spent each year. Wildfires have become an increasingly devastating and an unstoppable force in the United ...
"More than forts": A study of High Elevation Enclosures within the Pambamarca Fortress Complex, Ecuador
This work explores the roles of several High Elevation Enclosures (or HEEs) found in the Pambamarca Fortress complex of Northern Ecuador. This region of Northern Ecuador, also known as the Pais Caranqui, is bounded by Quito ...
Reversing the aging process: How theatres can engage young patrons
This dissertation looks into ways theatre marketers can attract college students to meet long-term audience goals. It uses the Galileo System, an approach to looking at social scientific phenomena using the methods of ...
Understanding the relationship of supervisory communication, leader-member exchange, and organizational citizenship behavior: A United States-Taiwan comparison
This cross-cultural study explores the extent to which four types of supervisory communication (specifically, positive relationship communication, job-relevant communication, upward openness communication, and negative ...
Socially acceptable: Searching for acceptance in the age of social media
Social media allows users to interact, network and build their social brand on sites such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Vine. However, the combination of advanced smartphones that capture pictures, videos ...
Captivating a country with her curves: Examining the importance of Carmen Miranda's iconography in creating national identities
Carmen Miranda overcame economic obstacles to become the most notable Latin American entertainer in the Americas during the 1930s through the 1950s. This thesis discusses the importance of mainstream popular culture with ...
Films from the margins: Women, desire and the documentary film in India
Sexuality and culture are inseparable forces. The diversity and complexity of sexuality in South Asian cultures have led to numerous crude caricatures and sexist stereotypes that find a continued existence in a postcolonial ...
Branding contemporary art museums in the United States
This thesis discusses the reasons why contemporary art museums have felt the need to develop institutional brands and the implications that corporate branding strategies may have upon the American cultural landscape. ...
Atlantic world trade and the production of social meaning: Silver, ceramics, and spinning wheels, 1500-1900.
This dissertation argues that between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, silver, ceramics, and spinning wheels were historically significant commodities in Atlantic world trade that have much to tell us about the ...