African Americans--Politics and government; Local elections; Metropolitan government; Voting research
Literature on religious involvement in public affairs typically examines the
national scene, particularly public opinion and political behavior in presidential elections.
Few scholars examine religious actors in urban politics and policymaking....
Paramount Ballroom (Shanghai, China); Architecture--China--Shanghai; Buildings--China--Shanghai; Shanghai (China)--History--20th century; Shanghai (China)--Social life and customs--20th century
The Paramount Ballroom was an innovative urban space that challenged traditional
Chinese values. In doing so it played an important role in Shanghai's modernization.
Traditional Confucian morality set very strict regulations on the social...
Spirituality; Spirituality in art; Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900
This thesis explores the history of human spirituality and its present ambiguous place in our modern secular world. Accompanying the written thesis is documentation of my creative work by the same title. First I will describe spirituality as a...