Villaverde, Lelia

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The phenomenon of transformation from help seeking to help giving: the role of family-run organizations 2013 1222 The purpose of this study was to understand the lived experience of parents who staffed family-run organizations funded under System of Care (SOC) grants between1994 and 2011 in a single U.S state. For this study, I used a qualitative, interpretive p...
'You don't even know me:' exploring news media, educational policies and practices affecting Latino/a students: a qualitative study 2014 1597 In this qualitative research study, the researcher utilizes an interpretivist and critical paradigm epistemology to explore the ways in which immigration and Latino/a people are discussed within news media stations CNN, FOX News, and MSNBC and how th...
Disrupting the best of intentions. towards becoming an anti-oppressive educator: locating and interrogating whiteness in teacher education programs 2014 1683 A purpose of this dissertation is to understand how pre-service teachers locate and problematize their whiteness within teacher education programs. This dissertation studied and attempted to locate these curricular "interventions" by analyzing select...
Mycological provisions: an a/r/tographic portraiture of four contemporary teaching artists 2014 1520 This is a critical and qualitative research study exploring the work of four contemporary artists using social art practice as a form of public pedagogy. The study examines a collection of projects authored by each artist to understand the political ...
"Becoming a mother is nothing like you see on TV!": a reflexive autoethnography exploring dominant cultural ideologies of motherhood 2014 1251 Mothers in contemporary American society are bombarded with images and stereotypes about motherhood. Dominant cultural discourses of motherhood draw from essentialist and socially constructed ideologies that are oppressive to women. This study uses a...
Deconstructing liberated subjects 2014 392 This dissertation offers a critique of liberatory practices and projects that locate "voice" as the means to and sign of liberation. This work contributes to queer and trans* scholarship on emancipatory practices and offers insights for critical peda...
The country mouse in the city school house: making the case for a critical rurban pedagogy 2014 965 With the adoption of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) by North Carolina, local school districts are encouraged to develop CCSS-aligned curricula that that are culturally relevant for an area's students. However, defining the culture of a commun...
(De)Constructing the student body: a post-structural analysis of dress codes in secondary schools 2014 2594 This thesis conducts a post-structural analysis of the bodily management demanded by the wording and enforcement of dress codes in the secondary school setting as well as potential sites for resistance. Specifically, in chapter one, this project uses...