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    • Ethics of Activity: South Asian Shia Working Life in Dubai 

      Tilley, Brian Robbins; 0000-0003-1068-9887 (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2016-10-28)
      This dissertation explains how environmental conditions foster ethics of behavior common to various spheres of life-activity: leisure, work, and religious practice, for instance. The research conceives present-day Dubai—the ...
    • REPRESENTATIONS OF “LE TRAVAIL” UNDER THE JULY MONARCHY (1830-1848) 

      Powers, Rebecca Terese (Johns Hopkins UniversityUSA, 2015-07-09)
      This project traces the definition of a social reality of labor under the July Monarchy. More specifically, it investigates how the ubiquitous but elusive term travail – understood as manual, non-agricultural work – ...
    • The Trajectory of Democracy: The Social Roots of Regime Change in Turkey 

      Eren, Baris Cetin (2014-09-15)
      This dissertation is an analysis of the long-term trajectory of democracy in the Ottoman Empire and the Turkish Republic with a focus on class relations, revolutionary struggles and coup d’etats over the last century. I ...