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The New Halal: Islamic Ethical Consumerism in the UK, Germany, and Egypt. A Social Movement Framing Approach This dissertation examines political consumerism using a social movement theory approach. It investigates the origins of Islamic consumer campaigns aimed at changing Muslim consumer behaviour, and integrating them into ...
THE STRUCTURE OF POLITICAL CONFLICT: KINSHIP NETWORKS AND POLITICAL ALIGNMENTS IN THE CIVIL WARS OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY CHILE (2020-03-31)Based on a novel database of kinship relations among the political elites of Chile in the nineteenth century, this thesis identifies the impact of family networks on the formation of political factions in the period ...
(2020-05-16)Despite significant changes in gender roles and fertility patterns, most women become mothers and this experience shapes their identities and lives in meaningful ways. As important as whether or not women have children, ...