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Education & cultural identity: Hip Hop culture's aim toward the re-Africanization of the acculturated subject
This study examines and explores the transformative potential of Hip Hop cultural text in Re-Africanizing post-Civil Rights African Americans who attended schools controlled and maintained by the dominant cultural orientation. ...
College place: Retiring to alma mater
As the baby boomer generation ages, the number of older adults is growing rapidly. The U.S. Census Bureau, which defines "older adults" as being age 55 or greater, reported over 59 million people in this category in 2002. ...
Cancer stories: Media influence within cancer experiences
The project component of the MFA thesis is a personal documentary film called Picture of Health ---the culmination of three years of taping in and around Buffalo, New York---investigates representation through the frame ...
The Internet as a new forum for popular culture discourse in Israel: An examination of the impact of online popular culture messages on Jewish values
The primary intent of this study is to explore the manner in which Israeli elementary school computer coordinators from the Modern-Orthodox and secular sectors manage student access to Internet-generated popular culture ...
Inscribing medieval pedagogy: Musica ficta in its texts
This dissertation focuses on the medieval and Renaissance understandings of musica ficta with respect to considering its repertorial and theoretical contexts, from the ninth to the sixteenth century. Contrary to common ...
Social sustainability and collegiate campuses: Measuring environments' functionality
Sustainable development is thought of as the balance between three considerations which are environmental, economic and social. Balancing these three considerations requires compromise betwixt and between. For the environmental ...