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Altering the political landscape: The impact of electronic media on Armenia's transition to democracy
The free flow of information is a major factor that may contribute to the spread of democracy throughout the world. Knowledge that could be broadcast in the form of cell phone videos online forced the repressive Burmese ...
The changing face of youth: mass media culture and the life of the American teen
This project's goal is to examine the modern adolescent experience as it relates to the mass media. The scope of this project is primarily cultural and calls upon the related disciplines of sociology, cultural studies, ...
Globalization, New Media, and Dissent: A Functionalist Analysis of the Dislocation of Interests
As a proxy for the logic of global capitalism, globalization has engendered much dissent. Contemporaneously, globalization has provided a host of new technologies enabling a broad diversity of innovative approaches to the ...
Speak Softly or Carry a Big Stick?: Comparing the Approaches of The Humane Society of the United States and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
My thesis explores the varying methods that animal protection groups use to achieve their goal of increased protection for animals. In particular, I compare, contrast, and critique the approaches of The Humane Society of ...
REFINING IDEAS: NORM INSTITUTIONALIZATION AND THE JUBILEE 2000 CAMPAIGN
Under what conditions do states change their behaviors to conform to international norms? While states often agree with international norms in principle and rhetoric, whether or not the state changes its behaviors to conform ...