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Organ Trafficking: The Construction of a Social Problem in Israel
The research aim is to examine whether organ trafficking is a "social problem" (Blumer, 1971; Spector and Kitsuse, 1977, 2001) in Israel, and if so how it became one. Applying construction of social problems theory including ...
Consultants, Urban Leadership, and the Replica City
This dissertation examines the role of external experts in local agenda setting. The study conducts on archival research on three components of Oklahoma City’s Metropolitan Area Projects programs, specifically education, ...
Empire of Ideas: Genre and Geography in James Merrill's The Changing Light at Sandover
Despite its reputation as an insular and apolitical work, James Merrill’s epic The Changing Light at Sandover is actually a sustained engagement with the phenomenon of globalization and the fate of literary art in the ...