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    • The Death of the "The Dream": The Experience of the Loss of a Central Identity Among Professional 

      Anderson, Maria (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-12)
      Using Norman Goodman's (2001) outline for a research program on the effect of a failure in a central identity for a person's sense of self, and Daniel Levinson's (1978) focus on the concept of 'The Dream' as an important ...
    • Homo Politicus: On Politics and Passion 

      Mahler, Matthew (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-Aug-11)
      Based on over two year's worth of ethnographic research, this dissertation seeks to identify the specific sensibilities and forms of skillful coping that politicos develop through their immersion in the universe of politics, ...
    • Transgenic Crops, Environmental Contamination, and Peasant (De)Mobilization in Argentina 

      Lapegna, Pablo (The Graduate School, Stony Brook University: Stony Brook, NY., 1-May-11)
      Based on archival research and ethnographic fieldwork in northeast Argentine province of Formosa, this dissertation examines the dynamics of popular mobilization and demobilization in cases of environmental contamination. ...