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    • Sinclair Lewis vs. Society: Main Street, Babbitt, Arrowsmith, Elmer Gantry 

      Silver, Matthew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1969)
      I have attempted to deal with Sinclair Lewis' singular achievement, leaving the reader to make his own judgment on the relationship between present-day society and Mr. Lewis' picture of the 1920's.
    • The Situation of Christianity in Japan ~ Why has Christianity failed to catch on in Japan? 

      Yasui, Takashi (2002)
      As one of the developed countries in the world, Japan shares similar cultural aspects with the U.S. For instance, the contemporary Japanese cities are filled with fast food restaurants, and it is very common to see ...
    • The Situation of Christianity in Japan: Why Christianity has failed to catch on in Japan 

      Yasui, Takashi (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
      As one of the developed countries in the world, Japan shares similar cultural aspects with the United Sates of America (U.S.A) and even with some civilized European countries. For instance, almost all of the contemporary ...
    • Slavery, Race Ideologies and the Black Movement: Discovering the Power Behind Brazil's Black Consciousness Movement 

      Crawford, Sharika (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
      Over the past four years, I have developed an intense interest in the African Diaspora in Latin America. It started during my high school Spanish class and continued throughout my college years. As the only African-American ...
    • Small Business Marketing in the Face of Limited Resources 

      Hofer, Inga (2002)
      The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kalamazoo College is part of a nationwide network of centers that provides business consulting, training, research and advocacy to entrepreneurs either in the ...
    • The Small Group in Theory and in Social Work Practice 

      Good, Ginnie Fern (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1966)
      In the study of small groups it has seemed to me we have found an important potential for helping people adjust to changing environments and social situations. My interest in social work and public welfare has led me ...
    • Smartphones : Living in the Presence of Their Progress 

      Demarest, David (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2017)
      This project explores the personal and practical effects of smartphone usage of this era in order to gauge the direction of society and culture under the pervasive influence of technology. Research consists of survey and ...
    • Smartphones and Chilean Social Identity : A Tool to Cope and Manage Oppression 

      Burke, Camille (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2014)
      This study examines the economic, political and social relationships between urban and rural Chile, the extent to which rural Chile is oppressed, and the role the smartphone plays in the rural individual's management of ...
    • Smartphones and Chilean Social Identity: A Tool to Cope with and Manage Rural to Urban Migration 

      Burke, Camille (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2015)
      As our global society is becoming increasingly digitalized, the resulting social transformations are extremely important to investigate, as their implications are vast and incumbent. In my research I have addressed one of ...
    • Smartphones: Living in the Presence of Their Progress 

      Demarest, David (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2017)
      This project explores contemporary interpersonal and practical effects of smartphone usage in order to gauge the rapid evolution of society and culture under the pervasive influence of technology. Academic sources ...
    • The SMELT/Low Birker Archaeological Excavation: A Tenth-Century Iron Production Site 

      Revesz, Lydia (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1999)
      During the summer of 1999 I participated in the SMELT /Low Birker Archaeological Field School. The site, the Low Birker farm, is located in Cumbria, in the northwest of England. For six weeks we excavated what is thought ...
    • The Social and Environmental Factors Which Contribute to an Individual Becoming a Serial Killer 

      Patton, Shaunna (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1992)
      After reading about such well known serial killers as Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer, many people become fearful that anyone could turn into a serial killer and anyone could also be killed by one. Their methods of murder and ...
    • The Social Deconstruction of a Paradox: Using Social Theory to Succeed within a Niche Market 

      Letzmann, Andrea (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2001)
      This exploration into the motivations of consumers through the context of social theory was inspired by Dr. Stauffer's interest in the seemingly restrictive appeal of a healthy, vegetarian fast food restaurant. Without ...
    • The Social Deconstruction of a Paradox: Using Social Theory to Succeed within a Niche Market. 

      Letzmann, Andrea (2002)
      When a new business tries to introduce a combination of ideas that seem conflicting, deconstructing the social meaning of those concepts is necessary to the ultimate goal of creating a more full public understanding. ...
    • The social dynamics of a Grand Rapids Farmer's Market 

      Nixon, Amanda (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2007)
      The following study will examine the social dynamics of a newly-formed farmer's market in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The neighborhood in which the farmer's market is located is characterized by its low-income status and ...
    • The Social Dynamics of a Grand Rapids Farmer’s Market 

      Nixon, Amanda (2008)
      The goal of this research is to provide justification for the support of farmer’s markets in low-income neighborhoods, specifically the Westside Farmer’s Market, by focusing on the existing social dynamics of farmer’s ...
    • Social Empathy and the End of the World 

      Stewart-Oberndorf, Andrew (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2011)
      In 1798, Malthus predicted that, like all natural populations, humanity's numbers would reach a level that it could not sustain, at which point it would contract. The First and Second Industrial Revolutions both provided ...
    • Social Hierarchies Within the Tattoo Community 

      Stuart, Shelby A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 2012)
      In recent years, the popularity of tattooing has increased dramatically across people of all different social categories in the United States. In light of the broadened appeal of tattooing today, this project will explore ...
    • Social Hierarchies Within the Tattoo Community 

      Stuart, Shelby A. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 2013)
      My project is to investigate to what extent and how the stigma that has historically surrounded tattoos has changed and whether it manifests itself in different ways depending on a tattooee’s position in society. I aim ...
    • Social Settlements in East Harlem 

      Cummings, Barbara L. (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College., 1964-06)
      The bulk of the paper is a survey of some of the best settlement programs which exist in East Harlem. These are taken from all three settlement agencies in the community, since anyone of them gives only part of the ...