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Gender and the crowd : differential effectiveness of justifications used by entrepreneurs in their crowdfunding pitches
In this dissertation, I examine gender differences in entrepreneurs’ access to financial capital in crowdfunding settings. Using Boltanski and Thévenot’s (2006) theory of justification, I conceptualize the varied ways ...
One leopard gecko, two warrior cats, and three fiddler crabs : a study of the science identity work of fifth-graders around the science classroom
This research contributes to the understanding of identity by investigating the processes and dynamics of students’ science identity work. Specifically, my analysis is concerned with the identity work that students perform ...
Giving it away : rhetoric and reflexivity in international aid
In this dissertation, I explore the ways global power relations interact with aid work on the ground, in order to better understand the ethics and politics of engaging in international aid work and the implications for ...
Networked silence : political dissent in a digital era
Over the past few decades, partisans have ideologically and emotionally polarized as partisanship has become increasingly aligned with social identity and geographic location. Existing theory suggests that this would make ...