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Ethnicization Of Politics In Afghanistan
This thesis project examines the relationship between ethnic identity and politics and to explore how ethnicity has influenced the post-Taliban state building, the electoral system, and ethnic manipulations in presidential ...
An Explanation For The Non-integration Of Gay Men Into Retirment Communities
This qualitative research paper explores the reasons why gay men are not integrating into retirement communities. Through extensive interviews, three major themes emerged- "not out but hiding", "the need to pass at work", ...
The Rugged Action Hero And His Sexy Love Interest: Gender In Popular Movie Posters
As a social institution, the media exert a profound influence on people's lives and shape the way people conceive gender. Although a great deal of research exists analyzing gender in the media, the area of gendered ...
Facebook Or Face-to-face? Connection And Community In A Wired World
We live in a state of constant connection. Literally speaking, businesses provide free Wi-Fi connections to patrons, and smartphones allow people to connect to the Internet anywhere and everywhere. Social networking ...
Burger Cultures: McDonaldization And De-McDonaldization In Croatia And The U.S.
The primary goal of this thesis is to contribute to critical/ social theory through food theory by examining the interactions between local (i.e., internal food trends) and delocalization/ globalization, which are external ...
Negotiating the Unknown: The Role of Uncertainty in Social Exchange
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2012)
This article documents the role of uncertainty in social exchange. Specifically, it reviews how social exchange theorists incorporate uncertainty when explaining psychological processes and social behaviors. After identifying ...