Kroll-Smith, Steven

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A lifetime underground: coal mining and occupational dispossession in eastern Kentucky 2016 413 This thesis is focused on a workers' perspective of occupational health and safety (OHS) in eastern Kentucky. Since the late 19th century, labor unions and coal mining companies have competed for the labor and resources offered by Appalachia. To get ...
Becoming impossible: asexual narratives of identity, experience, and importance 2016 720 Our current society assumes that sexual attraction or desire is natural and experienced by all human beings; however, asexuality is beginning to challenge this assumption. The purpose of this Master’s thesis is to gain a better understanding of asexu...
The iconic ghetto, color-blind racism and white masculinities: a content and discourse analysis of Black Twitter on www.Imgur.com 2017 3335 In this research, I investigate Black Twitter on www.Imgur.com. I identify the general contours of Black Twitter images on Imgur as well as the reception and response to this content by the individuals who use this website. I first categorize the ima...
A sociology of bariatric surgery (male symbol) men, bodies, and meanings 2018 93 The swift rise of obesity has resulted in the sensationalism of radical medical procedures to induce weight-loss. Although the prevalence of obesity is similar for both men and women (about 35 percent in men and 40 percent in women), more women than ...