Inquiries Journal - Online Academic Student Journal
Morgan S. Burke - The current study focuses on the effect of gender-specific (he, she) and gender-neutral (they) pronouns on male and female recognition ability. Crawford and English (1984) showed male pronouns (he) better aid male recall and gender-neutral pronouns (they, he or she... Keep Reading »
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Do Black and White Americans Hold Different Views on Marijuana Legalization? Analyzing the Impact of "The War on Drugs" on Racialized Perceptions of Legalizing Marijuana
Benjamin S. Kaminoff - This study examines whether black and white Americans develop their views regarding the legalization of marijuana based on different life experiences and, specifically, their involvement with the criminal justice system and drug laws. It aims to investigate if black... Keep Reading »
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Benjamin J. Mackey - This paper analyzes the ongoing drug war being waged between Mexican drug trafficking organizations (DTOs), their rivals, and the U.S./Mexican governments. This analysis is conducted through the lens of drug control; namely, through an examination of the distinct strategies... Keep Reading »
The Birth of the Creative Consciousness: Childhood Spaces, Memory, and Psychoanalytic Play in the Memoirs of Vladimir Nabokov and Virginia Woolf
Salman R. Patwary - Both Vladimir Nabokov and Virginia Woolf detail memories of having intense shocks into consciousness during their early childhoods, where they are suddenly aware that they are beings alive, in a reality governed by temporality and humanistic revelations. It appears... Keep Reading »
Victorian Racism: An Explication of Scientific Knowledge, its Social Character, and its Relation to Victorian Popular Culture
Peter H. Conlin - The British Empire of the nineteenth century displayed and embodied racism in its composite. In embodying this idea of racial inequality, the Empire created grounds on which it could justify the imperialist actions that it executed throughout the world during this... Keep Reading »
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