Now showing items 1-3 of 3
Theorizing American girl
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Pleasant T. Rowland designed The American Girls Collection with the goal of providing a line of toys and books to "enrich the lives of American girls by fostering pride in traditions of growing up female in America and ...
Killing them with kindness: a meso-dialectical study of the conceptual formation of humane and inhumane in the no-kill animal shelter movement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT AUTHOR'S REQUEST.] This research begins with one question: What is humane about humane? In the context of the no-kill animal shelter movement this study examines the social processes through which...
Outlets matter : an ethnographic study of an organized clandestine Chinese immigrant social network in the United States
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Recent government statistics shows an astonishing figure of illegal Chinese workers coming into the US every year. Reportedly, it represents only a portion of the Chinese illegally residing in the United States. There exist multiple layers...