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Exploring the Role of Morality in Amish Tourism
This thesis examines the implicit value judgments made by tourists and employees in Amish tourism in Lancaster County. This paper explores the implied moral judgments in the labels given to tourists and the popular perception ...
Holy Fear: The Battle for Holiness and Wholeness in John Donne's Holy Sonnets
In this paper, I examine the spiritual posturing of the speaker of John Donne’s Holy Sonnets. Historically, critics have often chosen to interpret these sonnets autobiographically, as expressive of John Donne’s religious ...
The Effect of Age, Conception Status, and Other Health Risk Factors on Pregnancy Outcomes in the Amish Population
This study uses information from the Central Pennsylvania Women’s Health Study (CePAWHS) to analyze health risk factors for adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Amish population of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. A survey was ...
The Library as Visual Workplace
Have you ever worked at the information desk and found yourself answering the same directional question again and again? Or gone to the closet to retrieve a new toner cartridge only to discover the supply exhausted? Have ...
The Grotesque and the Figure: Sculpting Deviant Forms
The grotesque and the abject body has become a popular form of representing or interpreting the human form in contemporary figurative art. I have chosen to join in on this dialogue by engaging the grotesque through a more ...
Revisiting the European Crisis: Whose Crisis and Who Should Pay?
Proponents of austerity have argued that the ‘fiscal profligacy’ of periphery Eurozone economies is responsible for the current crisis. This paper explores the underlying economic and political forces behind the process ...
Pretzels with a Purpose: The Role of Christianity in the Auntie Anne's Brand
Auntie Anne’s began in 1988 as a single stand selling pretzels at a farmers’ market in Downingtown, Pennsylvania. In its early years Anne Beiler, the company’s founder, instilled in the workplace her sense of Christian ...
Assessing allele-specific breakdown of self-incompatibility in Solanum carolinense: An Integrative Approach
Solanum carolinense, a weedy invasive plant commonly known as horsenettle, utilizes self-incompatibility (SI) as a reproductive barrier against self pollination. Species with active SI normally cannot reproduce in the ...
Les Deux France en caricature pendant l'affaire Dreyfus
The Dreyfus Affair, a decisive event taking place from 1894-1906 in France, involves the condemnation of a Jewish French artillery officer, Alfred Dreyfus, for selling military information to Germany. He is later aquitted, ...
The Effect of Increased Minority Presence in Metropolitan Areas on Earnings and Unemployment Inequality
This paper explores whether there is a significant relationship between the minority proportion of a metropolitan area and earnings and unemployment inequality between minorities and whites in that area.