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  • Devon and the First World War 

    Batten, Richard John (University of ExeterHistory, 2013-09-19)
    This thesis examines the experiences and impact of wartime mobilization in the county of Devon. It argues that a crucial role was played by the county’s elites who became the self-appointed intermediaries of the war ...
  • Diagnosing Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children: Medical and Social Perspectives. 

    Russell, Ginny (University of ExeterCollege of Social Sciences and International Studies, 2010-10-27)
    In this submission, five articles are presented examining one theme: diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children. Three articles provides perspectives on various social and medical factors that influence the ...
  • The Dialectic of the Holy: Paul Tillich's Idea of Judaism within the History of Religion 

    Meditz, Robert (University of ExeterTheology, 2014-02-21)
    Abstract The topic of Tillich and Judaism has received relatively little scholarly treatment. This is despite the importance of Jews and Judaism for Tillich, which is established by numerous biographical details, ...
  • The Diaspora of Cypriot Antiquities and the British Museum, 1860-1900. 

    Nikolaou, Polina (University of ExeterGeography, 2013-12-09)
    This thesis examines the invention of Cyprus’ ancient history through the diaspora of Cypriot antiquities in the latter half of nineteenth century and the role of the modern museum in it (1860-1900). It maps the movement ...
  • Dickens: Faith and His Early Fiction 

    Hooper, Keith William James (University of ExeterEnglish, 2009-01-09)
    This thesis, focusing on Dickens' early work ('Our Parish'to The Old Curiosity Shop), explorers the nature and fictional expression of the author's faith and the historical ecclesiastical elements of his writing. Dickens ...
  • Dietary Nitrate Supplementation as an Ergogenic and Therapeutic Aid 

    Kelly, James (University of ExeterSport & Health Sciences, 2014-11-26)
    Abstract Dietary nitrate (NO3-) supplementation, in the form of NO3- -rich beetroot juice, can elicit a number of biological and physiological effects within the human body, which improve exercise performance and indices ...
  • Differential presence: Deleuze and performance 

    Cull, Laura Katherine (University of ExeterDepartment of Drama, 2009-12-11)
    Abstract This thesis argues that presence in the performing arts can be reconceived, via the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze, as an encounter with difference or ‘differential presence’ which is variously defined as immanence, ...
  • Digital Fluidity - Beyond Remediation in Theory and Practice 

    Sherriff, Benjamin (University of ExeterEnglish, 2013-08-16)
    "What is cinema? The emergent digital era poses this question in a new and interesting way because for the first time in the history of film theory the photographic processes is challenged as the basis of cinematic ...
  • Dino Buzzati and Anglophone Culture: The Re-use of Visual and Narrative Texts in His Fantastic Fiction 

    Polcini, Valentina (University of ExeterModern Languages, 2010-07-12)
    This thesis explores the relationship between Buzzati’s fiction and Anglophone culture, particularly the re-use of narrative and visual sources in his works. The analysis of the intertextual stratification in Buzzati brings ...
  • Dion Fortune and her Inner Plane Contacts: Intermediaries in the Western Esoteric Tradition 

    Selby, John (University of ExeterPhilosophy, 2008-06)
    Whereas occultists of the standing of H. P. Blavatsky, Annie Besant, C. W. Leadbeater, and especially Aleister Crowley have been well served by academic enquiry and by published accounts of their lives and work, Violet ...
  • A Discourse Analysis of Muhammad al-Ghazali's Thought: Between Tradition and Renewal 

    Moussa, Mohammed (University of ExeterPolitics, 2012-09-28)
    Tradition is characterised by the dynamics of simultaneous innovation and continuity. The Islamic tradition is a case-in-point where its internal elements are reconstructed through transmission, reception and interpretation. ...
  • Discourses and Counter-discourses of Iranian National Identity during Khatami’s Presidency (1997-2005) 

    Holliday, Shabnam (2007-11)
    This thesis expands the discussion on Iranian national identity into the period of Khatami’s presidency. Within the theoretical and methodological framework of discourse analysis this thesis contends that the multiple ...
  • Discourses of Heterosexual Female Masochism and Submission from the 1880s to the Present Day. 

    Walters, Caroline Jessica (University of ExeterSexuality and Gender Studies, 2012-03-09)
    This thesis offers a critical analysis of psychopathological discourses (sexology, psychoanalysis and psychiatry) and feminist writings that contribute to the construction of representations of heterosexual female masochism ...
  • Discovering Complexity: Teachers' Collective Responses to Change 

    Scholes Gillings de Gonzàlez, Barbara (University of ExeterGraduate School of Education, 2009-10-08)
    This thesis explores a small number of TEFL teachers’ collective responses to an extended change process in their Mexican university context from 1989-2003. The nature of the emergent knowledge arising from this inquiry ...
  • The Discovery of Prose Fiction by the Working-Class Movement in Germany (1863-1906) 

    Sinjen, Beke (University of ExeterModern Languages, 2013-11-15)
    This study analyses the ‘prose of circumstances’ which implies the ‚discovery of prose fiction by the working-class movement in Germany from 1863 to 1906‘. In its introduction, it points to the prior history in the 1840s. ...
  • Discovery Writing and Genre 

    Heeks, Richard James (University of ExeterGraduate School of Education, 2012-12-14)
    This study approaches ‘discovery writing’ in relation to genre, investigating whether different genres of writing might be associated with different kinds of writing processes. Discovery writing can be thought of as writing ...
  • Discursive Institutionalism and Pension Reform in Greece 1990-2002: Appraising Europeanization from the ‘Bottom-up’ 

    Xiarchogiannopoulou, Eleni (University of ExeterPolitics, 2010-09-29)
    The research puzzle of the thesis is to investigate how policy discourse mediates domestic policy adjustment consequent on commitments entered into at the domestic level by the European Union. Conceptually, it adopts the ...
  • Discussing causality with families in a family management and therapy integrated service, a qualitative study with focus groups. 

    Newman, Andrew (University of ExeterPsychology, 2011-05-06)
    Objective. Family Therapy (FT) and Family Management (FM) approaches to psychosis have been divided by their understanding of causality. FM holds a biological understanding which has been identified as having negative ...
  • Disease and Demography in the Woodchester Park Badger Population 

    McDonald, Jennifer Leslie (University of ExeterBiosciences, 2014-05-09)
    The topic of badgers in the UK is often a contentious one, dividing opinions and sparking political debate. On one hand, badgers represent an important part of the British ecosystem but on the other a wildlife reservoir ...
  • Dispersion by time-varying atmospheric boundary layers 

    Taylor, Alexander Charles (University of ExeterMathematics, 2012-02-02)
    The periods of time-varying turbulence in the atmospheric boundary layer, i.e.\ the morning and evening transitions, are often overlooked or highly idealised by dispersion models. These transitions make up a significant ...