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  1. Radio ways: Society, locality, and FM technology in Koutiala, Mali

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    Description: This study in media anthropology uses participant observation, interviews, questionnaires, and recorded broadcasts to analyze how people use FM radio technology in the Koutiala area of southeast Mali, and particularly how they use FM radio to produce locality by relating audience members to one another, to the dominant national culture,...
    Keyword: technology, politics, Media anthropology, language ideology, cultural representation, and Africa
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Craig Tower
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 09/19/2018
    Date Modified: 09/19/2018
    Date Created: 2008-06-02
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  2. Social support and women's health in El Alto, Bolivia.

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    Description: As in other parts of the global south, economic difficulties in rural areas of Bolivia have forced many of Bolivia's indigenous people to migrate to urban areas such as El Alto, where formal employment and access to services are limited. Women are particularly vulnerable as they must balance economic activities...
    Keyword: Anthropology
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Kathryn Hicks
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 09/14/2018
    Date Modified: 09/14/2018
    Date Created: 2008-08-15
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  3. Kazane Höyük and Urban Life Histories in Third Millennium Upper Mesopotamia

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    Description: This dissertation addresses the problem of the development of cities in Upper Mesopotamia in the third millennium B.C.E. I investigate these cities through their settlement patterns and urban plans. I argue that these cities were not planned or organic, but exhibited degrees of planning. I treat my reconstruction of the...
    Keyword: cities, harran, storage, urban planning, bronze age, and magnetometry
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Andrew Theodore Creekmore III
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 09/10/2018
    Date Modified: 09/10/2018
    Date Created: 2008-05-12
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  4. Exploring the Early Development of Health Inequality: Culture, Stress, and Health among African American Adolescents

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    Description: Racial disparities in cardiovascular health constitute one of the most pressing current public health problems in the United States. This dissertation examines how individual's cultural experiences of stress become embodied and contribute to these racial health inequalities. Anthropologists have traditionally approached culture through narrative ethnographic methods that are difficult to...
    Keyword: Anthropology and Physical
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Elizabeth Sweet
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 09/08/2018
    Date Modified: 09/08/2018
    Date Created: 2008-05-08
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  5. Working at Risk: An ethnography of making markets in Chicago

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    Description: This dissertation examines the role of market makers in making markets for options and futures on Chicago's derivatives exchanges. Recent institutional and technological changes in the ways that financial products are traded have given rise to the possibility of markets without market makers, raising the question of how these developments...
    Keyword: Anthropology
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Gail Eby
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 08/31/2018
    Date Modified: 08/31/2018
    Date Created: 2008-05-06
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  6. Tired Bodies and Traveling Women: Gender and Economy in the Bosnian Refugee Migration to the United States, 1992-2005

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    Description: Bosnian women war refugees are not only trauma survivors, but are actively engaged in economic and social practices that shape their American sites of relocation. These economic activities--wage labor, and unremunerated volunteer and kin labor--are embedded in a moral framework of mutual obligation rooted in the concept veze / connections,...
    Keyword: Chicago, Moral Economy, Migration, Refugees, Gender, and Bosnia
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Christiana Croegaert
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 06/26/2018
    Date Modified: 06/26/2018
    Date Created: 2007-05-14
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  7. "You're more poor": Squatter efforts to shape urban space, housing, and informal work in Windhoek, Namibia

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    Description: This dissertation investigates whether residents of Windhoek's squatter settlements are changing urban space through their efforts to secure housing and to conduct remunerative work from their dwellings. Studies about the informal economy have moved from analysis of it as a distinct sector to the social and political processes that create...
    Keyword: housing, Namibia, informal economy, Windhoek, home-based enterprises, and town planning
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Clinton Nichols III
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 06/05/2018
    Date Modified: 06/05/2018
    Date Created: 2007-05-11
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  8. Fetching Water Around the Globe

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    Description: Our research group is currently working to develop the first cross-culturally validated household water insecurity scale. In order to do this, we have partnered with numerous collaborators to implement the survey in diverse ecological settings. As part of the survey, participants are asked to recall how long it takes to...
    Keyword: crd18
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Joshua Miller
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 06/04/2018
    Date Modified: 06/04/2018
    Date Created: 2018-04-10
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Image
  9. Giving, Taking, and Sharing: Reproducing Economic Moralities and Social Hierarchies in Transnational Senegal

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    Description: This dissertation asks how deepening global inequalities reshape the ways families negotiate “economic moralities,” normative expectations of material obligation and entitlement. It focuses on the families of middle class migrants: French-educated Senegalese urbanites whose diplomas no longer protect them from discrimination in Paris but who, among Africans, are still construed...
    Keyword: France, Senegal, children, migration, transnational families, and food sharing
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Chelsie Jeannette Yount-Andre
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 04/09/2018
    Date Modified: 04/09/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation
  10. Growing Babies, Growing Inequalities: A Biocultural Examination of Influences of Infant Growth in Nuñoa, Peru

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    Description: Changing economic activities bring significant cultural, epidemiological, and nutritional transitions. These transitions have important and lifelong effects on the health of populations experiencing them. Infancy represents a critical period when rapid growth and metabolic programming occur, making infants particularly vulnerable to long-lasting biological changes due to such transitions. The objective...
    Keyword: Nutrition, Infancy, Growth, Inequality, and Economic Transition
    Subject: Anthropology
    Creator: Morgan Hoke
    Owner: Scholarly Digital Publishing
    Date Uploaded: 03/27/2018
    Date Modified: 03/27/2018
    Date Created: 2017-01-01
    Rights: In Copyright
    Resource Type: Dissertation