• Containment in the City: Boundaries, Bodies, and the Politics of Urban Space 

    Clark, Andrea (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2011-01-20)
    The organization of urban space accommodating the rapid movement of the automobile facilitates a kind of forgetting, through the act of driving, and creates a sense of containment, through the built environment itself. ...
  • Dance as a Community of Practice: Exploring Dance Groups in the Kansas City Area through the Lifespan 

    English, D. Nicole (2015-08-04)
    This dissertation examines the embodied cultural practice of dance among several groups in the Kansas City area. The dance groups were studied as Communities of Practice (CoP), as outlined in the Lave-Wenger model of ...
  • Neo-paganism: ritual forged by the Burning Times 

    Spencer, Linda (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2012-01-10)
    The Burning Times has been of interest to both scholars and practitioners alike over the past few decades. The interest typically focuses on those that died and the discrepancy of the number of those who perished. While ...
  • Restrictive Covenants & Our Segregated Kansas City 

    Baehner, Caroline (University of Missouri--Kansas City, 2006-12-11)
    Two winters ago, I took a writing course with Professor George Williams, where we read an excerpt from Kevin Fox Gotham's book, Race. Real Estate, and Uneven Development: The Kansas City Experience, 1900-2000. Hearing ...