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Climate rhetoric: Constructions of climate science in the age of environmentalism
This doctoral thesis analyzes the scientific and political debate about human-induced climate change, popularly known as "global warming," and describes the shaping influence of larger U.S. social dynamics and political ...
Aphasia: Some neurological, anthropological and postmodern implications of disturbed speech
This work begins by examining the history of aphasia studies, placing them in the context of historically concurrent theories about speech and language. The historical analysis can be read as a deconstructive incision into ...
A rational transition: Economic experts and the construction of post-communist Slovenia
Based on research conducted over a twenty-four month period in Ljubljana, Slovenia, this dissertation provides an ethnographic study of the role of economists in charting Slovenia's transition process. The project argues ...