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  • Factors That Affect The Success Of Women Administrators In Higher Education 

    Farley, Penelope Gillian (University of ExeterCollege of Social Sciences and International StudiesGraduate School of Education, 2014-10-20)
    Since the 1970s women have clearly made great advances toward equality in education and in the resultant employment opportunities afforded by an excellent education. Today women are graduating from universities at a rate ...
  • Faith, Fish, Farm or Family?: The Impact of Kinship Links and Communities on Migration Choices and Residential Persistence in North Devon 1841-1901 

    Few, Janet Mary (University of ExeterHistory, 2009-09-04)
    From Ravenstein onwards, historians considering the causes of migration have stressed the importance of economic factors. Whilst work related issues have been shown to prompt the majority of migrations, the role of extended ...
  • Fantasy Films of the 1980s 

    Ghai, Tara (University of ExeterEnglish, 2011-09-09)
    Fantasy films have been a part of cinema since the very beginnings of the medium. Although fantasy films can be found in every decade of the last century, the genre only became persistently successful from the late 1970s ...
  • Far-infrared & Sub-millimeter Studies of Circumstellar Disks 

    Bulger, Joanna Mary (University of ExeterCollege of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, 2013-11-15)
    Circumstellar disks are critical structures in the star and planet formation processes, as they provide a conduit to channel material onto the central object and supply a reservoir of dust and gas to form planets. This ...
  • Farm Animal Welfare and Sustainability 

    Hodge, Alison (University of ExeterGeography, 2010-12-21)
    This thesis is concerned with acknowledging farm animals and their co-presence in the more-than-human space of the livestock farm, and with accounting for them responsibly in sustainability debates. The enrolment of farm ...
  • Fatigue During High-Intensity Exercise: Relationship to the Critical Power Concept 

    Chidnok, Weerapong (University of ExeterSport and Health Sciences, 2013-04-22)
    The hyperbolic power-duration relationship for high-intensity exercise is defined by two parameters: an asymptote (critical power; CP) reflecting the highest sustainable rate of oxidative metabolism, and a curvature constant ...
  • Fatty Acid Metabolism in Cyanobacteria 

    Taylor, George (University of ExeterBiosciences, 2012-12-10)
    With crude oil demand rising and supplies being depleted, alternative energy, specifically biofuels, are of intense scientific interest. Current plant crop based biofuels suffer from several problems, most importantly the ...
  • Fear Appeals and Localising Climate Change: Neither is a Panacea to Motivate Action on Climate Change A Social Psychological Perspective 

    Brügger, Adrian (University of ExeterCollege of Life and Environmental Sciences, 2013-11-19)
    This thesis was interested in exploring the questions of why individuals typically do not respond strongly to climate change, and how individual motivations to do so might be strengthened. More specifically, this thesis ...
  • Feigned Illness and Bodily Legibility in Eighteenth-Century British Culture 

    Monaghan, Jessica Kate (University of ExeterHistory, 2015-01-23)
    The simulation of sickness intrigued British writers from the very beginning of the eighteenth century, attracting attention within a wide range of social spheres. Drawing upon texts from the fields of literature, medicine, ...
  • Female Sexuality in French Naturalism and Realism, and British New Woman Fiction, 1850 – 1900 

    Rosso, Ana (University of ExeterEnglish, 2012-12-19)
    The Victorian need to compartmentalise and define women’s sexuality in terms of opposing binaries was paralleled by the vague idea that the period’s French and British literatures were at odds with one another. Elucidating ...
  • The Feminization of Pro-Kurdish Party Politics in Turkey: The Role of Women Activists 

    Tasdemir, Salima (University of ExeterKurdish Studies, 2013-08-07)
    This study offers a case study of women’s political participation and representation in pro-Kurdish politics in Turkey since 1990s. Kurdish women have been double oppressed in Turkey due to both their ethnic identity and ...
  • Fighters, Thinkers and Shared Cultivation: Experiencing Transformation Through the Long-Term Practice of Traditionalist Chinese Martial Arts 

    Jennings, George Bradley (University of ExeterSport and Health Sciences, 2010-08-09)
    Traditionalist Chinese martial arts (TCMAs) are popular in Britain, and some advocates have made extensive claims of their body-self transformation through sustained training. Despite extensive physiological research, there ...
  • Fighting Fraternities: The Ku Klux Klan and Freemasonry in 1920s America 

    Hernandez, Miguel (University of ExeterDepartment of History, 2014-09-11)
    Throughout the 1920s, America was marked by a series of fundamental political, social and economic shifts that defined the decade. The rise of the Second Ku Klux Klan was just one of the many results of the underlying tensions ...
  • The Figure of the Child in the Novels of Thomas Hardy 

    Pearce, Jessica Louise (University of ExeterEnglish, 2010-01-06)
    This study looks at the figure of the child in the novels of Thomas Hardy. It argues that Hardy, in his various presentations of the child, draws on mythologies generated by the figure of the child in the nineteenth ...
  • Financial Instability and Foreign Direct Investment 

    Margeirsson, Olafur (University of ExeterBusiness School, 2014-10-03)
    Hyman Minsky’s Financial Instability Hypothesis is used to construct two different indices for financial instability: a long-term index (Long Term Financial Instability) and a short-term index (Short Term Financial ...
  • Financial Market Evaluation of Firms Greenhouse Gas Emissions 

    Hua, Shan (University of ExeterFinance, 2013-02-18)
    ABSTRACT Climate change has been influenced more by human activities now than previously. These influences are largely attributed to industries, whose activities can potentially produce enormous amounts of carbon dioxide ...
  • Finding a Lutheran Theology of Religions: Ecclesial Traditions and Interfaith Dialogue 

    Mary Christine Lohr (University of ExeterTheology, 2009-09-11)
    The question of who is participating in today’s debate around theologies of other religions is important. Religious difference and the many ways of dealing with it are issues in political, social and theological initiatives. ...
  • FINES Bordering Practices and Natural Features in Livy 

    Montesanti, Antonio (University of ExeterClassics and Ancient History, 2014-05-28)
    FINES. Bordering practices and natural features in Livy Antonio Montesanti, University of Exeter PhD in Classics and Ancient History May 2014 The fullest and most comprehensive unpacking of the term finis has yet to ...
  • Fingerprinting at the Bar. Criminal Identification in Liberal and Fascist Italy 

    Pagani, Massimiliano (University of ExeterSociology and Philosophy, 2009-09-22)
    Between the end of the nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth century, criminal anthropology was a very influential theory for criminologists throughout the western world. Proposed by the Italian alienist Cesare ...
  • The First Little Emperors in the Postmodern(East) Mall - China 

    Liu , Wing Sun (University of ExeterBusiness School, 2008-04-14)
    This is an interpretive study that explores the potency of consumption culture in China through a selected group that belongs to the first generation of the one-child policy – the ‘Little Emperors’. This is a population ...