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"The Call of God": Korean American Women's Activism in the Pacific Northwest
This study examines the multidimensional history of Korean American Christian women's activism in the Pacific Northwest between 1940 and 2012. Few scholars have explored Korean American women's experience in American religious history especially the relationship between activism and religion among Korean American women. ...
'Punishment's Twin': Theorizing Prisoner Reentry for a Politics of Abolition
"Punishment's Twin": Theorizing Prisoner Reentry for a Politics of Abolition investigates prisoner reentry as a discursive formation which shores up the naturalization of the contemporary prison as a means of managing populations deemed disposable through the vicissitudes of neoliberal globalization. Using a combination of ...
Making it Better for Queer Youth: Troubling (Neo)liberal Rhetorics of Visibility and Empowerment
This dissertation explores the discourse of queer youth as it has emerged as a distinct identity category in the U.S. from the late 1980's onwards. During this time, queer young people have come to be treated as a unique population and, particularly, as an "at-risk" population demanding study and intervention across the Social ...