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Programs and Theories of Behavior.
Islands and empire: A rhetorical analysis of the Governor Eyre Controversy, 1865-1867.
British Colonial Governor Edward John Eyre's brutal suppression of a negro uprising in Jamaica in 1865 fostered a public debate in the Victorian periodical press over British imposition of martial law. This dissertation ...
L'humour Noir Selon and re Breton: "Apres Avoir Assassine Mon Pauvre Pere...". (French Text).
Zarathoustra announced the death of God, Freud, the end of man, and post-modern critics, the end of the fictional character; the reader of Breton's Anthology of Black Humor is easily convinced that they all died a violent, ...
The Standard Language: Theory, Dogma, and Sociocultural Reality.
Standard languages' constitute a viable category of linguistic inquiry because all such systems--whatever their structural dissimilarities--have been re-shaped by a common 'standardization' process. Ch. 1 considers deep-rooted ...
Confirmation Bias: Staged Storytelling in Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings.
Many scholars have looked at the dramatic elements of trials. But no scholar has looked at the dramatic elements of Supreme Court Confirmation hearings, even though many hearings in recent years--most notably the hearings ...
The Syntax of the Verb 'To Be' in Malory's Prose.
Instrumentalism vs. Realism and Social Construction
An important debate in the philosophy of science, whether an instrumentalist or realist view of science correctly characterizes science, is examined in this paper through the lens of a related debate, namely whether ...
Supporting the child during the wake-up time
(Kluwer Academic Publishers; Behavioral Publications, Inc. ; Springer Science+Business Media, 1973-12)
Inventing the American Mosque: Early Muslims and Their Institutions in Detroit, 1910-1980.
This dissertation explores the unwritten history of mosque development and Muslim identity formation in Detroit from 1910-1980. Drawing on untapped archival sources, interviews with Muslims who are connected to the city’s ...
Phonetic Classification: the Acoustic Structure of Strident Fricatives.
This is a study of the linguistic phonetics of fricatives. It has two major goals: first, to develop a system by which the acoustic aspects of these sounds in conjunction with multivariate statistical analysis can be used ...