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  • Ambivalence and Acquiescence: Gender and the Cosmopolitan Class in Cairo 

    NAGI, MARIAM HESHAM (Trinity College Dublin. School of Social Sciences & Philosophy. Discipline of Sociology, 2019)
    Socioeconomic and demographic transformations have led to the decreased occurrence of marriage, chipped at the link between sexuality and marriage, and increased the liminal period of ‘waithood’ in Egypt. However, there ...
  • Building counter culture : the radical praxis of social movement milieux 

    Cox, Laurence (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Sociology, 2000)
    This thesis falls into two parts. The first (chapters one to three) states the problematic of the research, develops a critique of the dominant "social movements" literature as unhelpful for understanding the counter culture ...
  • The international dimension of democratisation : the case of Algeria 

    Cavatorta, Francesco (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Political Science, 2004)
    Between October 1988 and January 1992, one of the most interesting attempts to move away from authoritarian rule towards democratic governance occurred in Algeria. While the attention of the world was focused on events ...
  • The small island scarcely heard : Ireland's multiple integrations and identities 

    Boucher, Gerard W. (Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). Department of Sociology, 2001)
    This dissertation develops a theory of loose multiple integrations that is applied to the Republic of Ireland. The theory focuses on the importance of analysing simultaneous loose integration processes on national and ...
  • Time Travel and Counterfactual Asymmetry 

    Fernandes, Alison (Springer, 2020)
    We standardly evaluate counterfactuals and abilities in temporally asymmetric terms—by keeping the past fixed and holding the future open. Only future events depend counterfactually on what happens now. Past events do ...

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