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We see what we want to see. We perceive the world around us in our own way and sometimes our perception is far from how others might perceive it. We have got used to rely on our feelings and emotions when we see or judge ...
Walk like a man : a content analysis of anti-sexual violence websites for men
Contributor:Howerton, Leslie D.
This study was the first step in examining the messages of anti-sexual assault websites that target men as perpetrators. The overarching question it set out to answer was whether these sites perpetuate rape myth acceptance. ...
Happily never after : reality, fantasy, and cultural dissonance in rape-revenge horror cinema
This thesis examines the "ultra-low brow" exploitation films of rape-revenge horror in order to locate the cultural discourses inherent in all cultural artifacts. The films follow a two-part, formulaic narrative wherein ...
Searching for a cure? : a feminist rhetorical queering of mainstream breast cancer discourse online
Contributor:Downing, Savannah Greer
This project is a feminist rhetorical analysis of two main sites of breast cancer communication: Komen and the National Breast Cancer Foundation. In order to better understand messages about breast cancer online and how ...
Parenting styles and the intergenerational transmission of gender ideology
The present study investigated the similarity between parents and children in gender ideology, and whether parenting style moderated the intergenerational transmission (i.e. similarity) of gender ideology between parents ...
"It's my soul's responsibility" : understanding activists' gendered experiences in anti-fracking grassroots organizations in Northern Colorado
Contributor:Kizewski, Amber Lynn
Previous research highlights the relationship between gender and activism in various environmental justice (EJ) grassroots oriented contexts, including but not limited to: the coalfields of Central Appalachia, Three Mile ...
Examining rangeland social-ecological system change and resilience through life-history narratives of ranching women in New Mexico and Arizona
Women ranchers are important but under-examined stakeholders in the rangeland systems of the Southwestern United States. This thesis addresses a gap in the social-ecological systems and rangeland science literatures as ...