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Women's Career Path Typologies In The Nonprofit Sector, Lindsay K. Eierman 2010 University of Pennsylvania

Women's Career Path Typologies In The Nonprofit Sector, Lindsay K. Eierman

Honors Theses (PPE)

No abstract provided.


Beyond Racial Precedents: Loving V. Virginia As An Appropriate Legal Model And Strategy For Same-Sex Marriage Litigation, Michael J. Csere 2010 University of Connecticut - Storrs

Beyond Racial Precedents: Loving V. Virginia As An Appropriate Legal Model And Strategy For Same-Sex Marriage Litigation, Michael J. Csere

Honors Scholar Theses

This thesis explores how LGBT marriage activists and lawyers have employed a racial interpretation of due process and equal protection in recent same-sex marriage litigation. Special attention is paid to the Supreme Court's opinion in Loving v. Virginia, the landmark case that declared anti-miscegenation laws unconstitutional. By exploring the use of racial precedent in same-sex marriage litigation and its treatment in state court cases, this thesis critiques the racial interpretation of due process and equal protection that became the basis for LGBT marriage briefs and litigation, and attempts to answer the question of whether a racial interpretation of due process …


A Rock Strikes Back: Women's Struggles For Equality In The Development Of The South African Constitution, Thuto Seabe Thipe 2010 Macalester College

A Rock Strikes Back: Women's Struggles For Equality In The Development Of The South African Constitution, Thuto Seabe Thipe

Political Science Honors Projects

In 1991, South African women’s organisations formed the Women's National Coalition (WNC) to identify and advocate for women's primary needs in the post-apartheid Constitution. The outcome of this advocacy was South Africa’s adoption, in 1996, of one of the most comprehensive protections of gender and sexuality rights of any national constitution. I argue that the WNC became a key actor in the development of the Constitution by drawing from a tradition of women’s organising in South Africa that emphasised women’s legitimacy in and value to public politics. The WNC rejected masculinist framings of politics and instead demanded that political structures …


"I'M A Community Clinic Kind Of Gal": Coping With Emotional Labor In Community-Based Organizing, Alexandra M. Zoellner 2010 Macalester College

"I'M A Community Clinic Kind Of Gal": Coping With Emotional Labor In Community-Based Organizing, Alexandra M. Zoellner

Sociology Honors Projects

How does the organization’s social environment affect the emotional labor employees perform? Previous research on emotional labor has focused on the service sector and omitted examples in nonprofit organizations. To address this gap, I conducted interviews with staff members at a community-based, low-cost reproductive health clinic. Its internal work environment values strong co-worker relationships and support in coping with labor. I found three distinct realms of emotional labor: between clients and employees of the organization; amongst the staff of the organization; and between the organization and the surrounding society. Each realm corresponds to distinct challenges that contribute to employees’ experiences …


Using Critical Race Theory To Read Fantasy Football, Stephanie Rene Hill 2010 University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Using Critical Race Theory To Read Fantasy Football, Stephanie Rene Hill

Doctoral Dissertations

Fantasy sports are the latest addition to the sports industry. Fantasy sports (FS) participants compete against one another by using players from the “real” world to create a virtual team. FS simulates the structures of the real sporting world. The most popular FS is football, due to the success of the National Football League (NFL) (World Fantasy Games, 2009). Black males represent a vast majority of the athletes in the NFL and are often bought and sold by white participants who represent a critical mass of FS players. The purpose of this dissertation is to read fantasy football participation and …


Torch (May/June 2010), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project 2010 University of Southern Maine

Torch (May/June 2010), Brandon Baldwin, Civil Rights Team Project

Torch: The Civil Rights Team Project Newsletter

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Characteristics Of Adolescent Females Sexually Exploited Through Prostitution, Alanna Robinson 2010 University of Nevada Las Vegas

Characteristics Of Adolescent Females Sexually Exploited Through Prostitution, Alanna Robinson

UNLV Theses, Dissertations, Professional Papers, and Capstones

Adolescent females are becoming the fastest growing population amongst juveniles being held in detention and referred to juvenile courts. Unfortunately such increases are linked to a lack of alternative services available for youths during the adjudication process. Upon being arrested, delinquent girls are suffering from a host of health, emotional and social issues for which there is also a lack of programming and detailed research. However, emerging evidence indicates that female delinquency is characterized by a multitude of overlapping problems that distinguish them from male delinquents. Issues include poor mental health, history of child abuse, substance abuse among parents and …


Female Condom Knowledge, Attributes And Behavior: Barriers To Use And Potential For Acceptance Among Sexually Active Undergraduate Students, Paige Nuzzolillo 6368479 2010 University of Connecticut

Female Condom Knowledge, Attributes And Behavior: Barriers To Use And Potential For Acceptance Among Sexually Active Undergraduate Students, Paige Nuzzolillo 6368479

Honors Scholar Theses

Minimal research has been conducted on the acceptability of the female condom among college populations despite its existence in the world market since 1992. The FC2, an improved version of FC1, has recently been released in the United States, thus prompting the need for further acceptability studies. Due to increasingly high rates of STDs among those aged 15-24, every method of protection against STDs/HIV and pregnancy must be utilized. This study involved a campus-wide survey which examined University of Connecticut (Uconn) main campus (Storrs) undergraduate students’ knowledge of the female condom, perceptions of and attitudes towards the female condom as …


Self-Reported Family Income And Expenditure Patterns For A Cohort Of Tanf-Reliant African American Women: Outcomes From A Longitudinal Study In Miami-Dade County, Florida, Stacia Michelle West 2010 University of Tennessee College of Social Work

Self-Reported Family Income And Expenditure Patterns For A Cohort Of Tanf-Reliant African American Women: Outcomes From A Longitudinal Study In Miami-Dade County, Florida, Stacia Michelle West

Masters Theses

This mixed-method study was designed to analyze the impact of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 on a cohort of welfare-reliant African American women in Miami-Dade County. A snowball sampling technique was utilized to identify and conduct in-person interviews with women who were receiving welfare benefits from January 1997 to March 2000. The study intended to determine the participant characteristics, employment and wage histories, annualized income, and annualized expenditures over the time span. The results indicate that the average age of recipients was 34.5 years old with four children. The average educational attainment for the cohort …


Sexual Minorities In The Workplace: An Examination Of Individual Differences That Affect Responses To Workplace Heterosexism, Phillip Lipka 2010 Clemson University

Sexual Minorities In The Workplace: An Examination Of Individual Differences That Affect Responses To Workplace Heterosexism, Phillip Lipka

All Dissertations

Workplace heterosexism has been linked to numerous negative outcomes for gay, lesbian, and bisexual (GLB) employees. While GLB is the term commonly used in the literature, research examining workplace heterosexism often focuses on gay and lesbian (GL) employees. Thus, GL was the term used in the current study. Negative outcomes of workplace heterosexism include concealing one's sexual identity, the use of identity management strategies to keep one's sexual orientation a secret, increased psychological distress, and greater organizational withdrawal. The current study examined self-monitoring, neuroticism, and locus of control as individual difference variables that can affect the relationship between workplace heterosexism …


Opt Out: Women With Children Leaving Mid-Level Student Affairs Positions, Dana Hebreard 2010 Western Michigan University

Opt Out: Women With Children Leaving Mid-Level Student Affairs Positions, Dana Hebreard

Dissertations

This phenomenological study is about the decision-making process of women with young children at the mid-level student affairs position who decide to opt out of their career for a minimum of one year, and for some, return to higher education. The study is based on interviews with 17 mid-level college administrators and mothers of young children, infant to pre-teen, who chose to opt out of their careers rather than continuing to balance family and career. Though the individuals interviewed were each unique in their socioeconomic status, education, and career path, their issues and concerns were similar. They openly revealed the …


Portrayals Of Power: A Content Analysis Of Gender Dominance In Magazine Advertisements, John Nicholas Holladay 2010 Western Kentucky University

Portrayals Of Power: A Content Analysis Of Gender Dominance In Magazine Advertisements, John Nicholas Holladay

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Advertisers use sexual imagery to attract attention to their messages and to demonstrate the "outcomes" of buying and using the brand. In addition to receiving information about a product, we subconsciously process the entire advertisement. Vicarious learning emphasizes that individuals not only learn from their own experiences but also from observing others. However, vicarious learning also influences the judgment and values of an individual. This study focuses on the portrayal of gender dominance in such advertisements. The magazines chosen for the study are three predominantly female magazines and three predominantly male magazines. Six issues from each magazine were sampled and …


Dismantling The Cult Of Manliness, Peter Capalbo 2010 Rhode Island College

Dismantling The Cult Of Manliness, Peter Capalbo

Master's Theses, Dissertations, Graduate Research and Major Papers Overview

Explores the argument that several of Virginia Woolf's male characters, including Septimus Smith, Mr. Ramsay, and Bernard (in The Waves), challenge traditional male gender expectations in Britain after World War I. Examines Woolf's use of the concept of manliness in structuring her novels and her presentation of a series of men who do not conform to the British ideal of masculinity and who, thereby, allow her to expose the multiple fallacies of that ideal and a culture supported by such a concept. Posits that Woolf's work suggests that a new, more inclusive, understanding of gender is an important first step …


The Role Of Lawyers In Trans Liberation: Building A Transformative Movement For Social Change, Gabriel Arkles, Pooja Gehi, Elana Redfield 2010 Northeastern University

The Role Of Lawyers In Trans Liberation: Building A Transformative Movement For Social Change, Gabriel Arkles, Pooja Gehi, Elana Redfield

Gabriel Arkles

No abstract provided.


Watching Justice Come Alive, Daniel Weiss, Donna M. Hughes Dr. 2010 University of Rhode Island

Watching Justice Come Alive, Daniel Weiss, Donna M. Hughes Dr.

Donna M. Hughes

With the nation watching, a college student, a professor and a legislator team up to top indoor prostitution in Rhode Island


Intersections And Implications Of Feminist And Marxist Critical Theory In Jane Austen: Persuasion, Pride And Prejudice, And Mansfield Park, Sarah Sheber 2010 Grand Valley State University

Intersections And Implications Of Feminist And Marxist Critical Theory In Jane Austen: Persuasion, Pride And Prejudice, And Mansfield Park, Sarah Sheber

Honors Projects

No abstract provided.


Impacts Of Medical Error On Members Of The Family. Podium/Regional, Linda Treiber 2010 Kennesaw State University

Impacts Of Medical Error On Members Of The Family. Podium/Regional, Linda Treiber

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


Wounds That Don’T Heal: An Analysis Of Registered Nurses’ Medication Error Accounts, Linda Treiber, Jackie Jones 2010 Kennesaw State University

Wounds That Don’T Heal: An Analysis Of Registered Nurses’ Medication Error Accounts, Linda Treiber, Jackie Jones

Linda A. Treiber

No abstract provided.


The Psychology Of Female Suicide Terrorism: Context And A Partial, Annotated Bibliography, IBPP Editor 2010 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Psychology Of Female Suicide Terrorism: Context And A Partial, Annotated Bibliography, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The author examines the phenomena of female suicide in the context of terrorism, and the reasons women suicide, examining selected sources on the topic.


Beyond The Binary: Constructing Notions Of Legality In A Time Of ‘Illegal’ Migration And Economic Recession In The Bay Area Day Labor Market, Hector Gutierrez 2010 University of California - Berkeley

Beyond The Binary: Constructing Notions Of Legality In A Time Of ‘Illegal’ Migration And Economic Recession In The Bay Area Day Labor Market, Hector Gutierrez

NACCS Annual Conference Proceedings

No abstract provided.


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