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Life after work : identity, communication, and retirement
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Retirement is an important phase of life that may be viewed using two processes: identity and socialization. The purpose of this study is to explore the evolution of identity in communication about retirement. Eighty-four ...
A neo-Gramscian communication analysis of structure and agency in the hegemonic struggle for meaning: organic retailer and organic activist group
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
[ACCESS RESTRICTED TO THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT REQUEST OF AUTHOR.] This dissertation extends environmental communication theorizing by drawing upon socio-political cultural and critical theory. The exigency of this ...
Spiritual labor and spiritual dissonance in the total institution of the parochial boarding school
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
This qualitative project introduces the concept of "spiritual labor" as the organizational commodification, codification, and regulation of members' spirituality. The study illustrates how the spirituality of teachers/staff ...
Co-constructing work-life concerns : an examination of couples' discourse
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
in over 900 pages of text that was then analyzed. Through this framework, three central themes emerged that illustrated the ways that the couples' communication was constructed, the ways in which the couples communicatively constructed their relationships...
An affective (dis)ordering of difference: a practice approach to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access in veterinary medicine
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
[EMBARGOED UNTIL 8/1/2023] Recent organizational theorizing contends that ontological assumptions around diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) must be reconsidered. I argue that an underlying assumption of separation ...