Tag Archives: 2011 Dissertation

Addiction, Coercive Vaccination & Free Will

A review of Vaccines against vice: A constructive technology assessment of immunotherapies for addiction, by Abbi Hobbs. In her intelligent and thoughtful dissertation, Abbi Hobbs…

Consumerism & Freedom in Iran

A review of “Shopping for Freedom“ in der Islamischen Republik. Widerstand und Konformismus im Konsumverhalten der iranischen Mittelschicht, by Ariane Sadjed. The title does not…

Material Culture of Six Dynasties North China

A review of Leaves that Sway: Gold Xianbei Cap Ornaments from Northeast China, by Sarah Laursen. Sarah Laursen’s dissertation is the first work in English…

Thai Theatre as Political Dissent

A review of Kamron Gumatilaka and the Crescent Moon Theatre: Contemporary Thai Theatre as Political Dissent, by Parichat Jungwiwattanaporn. Parichat Jungwiwattanaporn’s dissertation, Kamron Gunatilaka and…

Hot Springs Travel in Early Modern Japan

A review of Kinsei kôki ni okeru onsenchi e no tabi to taizai seikatsu ni kansuru kenkyû 近世後期における温泉地への旅と滞在生活に関する研究 (Travel to and long-term stays at hot…

Spanish Local Elites in Hispaniola 1580-1697

A review of Social and Political Survival at the Edge of Empire: Spanish Local Elites in Hispaniola, 1580–1697, by Juan José Ponce Vázquez. Juan José…

Korean Childhood

Modern Korean Childhood

A review of The Construction of the Child in Korean Children’s Magazines, 1908-1950, by Dafna Zur. By analyzing a variety of texts and illustrations in…