Library Dissertation Showcase

The dissertation showcase is managed and maintained by the University of Lincoln Library. Please see the About page for more information.

Subject: newspaper

What do the newspaper articles, and trial of Robert Coombes tell us about the representations of criminally insane children in the late nineteenth-century?

  • Author:
  • Niamh Carney
  • Subjects:
  • childhood
  • class
  • Crime
  • criminal insanity
  • criminal law
  • gender
  • historical writing
  • history
  • homicide
  • juvenile criminality
  • matricide
  • mental health
  • moral panic
  • newspaper
  • Nineteenth Century
  • psychology
  • punishment
  • sensationalism
  • testimonies
  • trial
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History

What can the Mayorship of Bernie Sanders in Burlington, Vermont, tell us about the Nature of Politics in President Ronald Reagan’s America, 1980-1989?

  • Author:
  • Ryan Dean Thompson
  • Subjects:
  • 1980s
  • America
  • Bernie Sanders
  • economic policy
  • foreign policy
  • journalism
  • Mayorship
  • newspaper
  • policy makers
  • political movements
  • politics
  • Reagan administration
  • Socialist Party
  • United States
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) English and History

To What Extent Did Advertising in the British Post-War Media Influence the Dominant Female Identity Being That of a Housewife?

  • Author:
  • Mollie Birtles
  • Subjects:
  • advertisements
  • advertising
  • consumer behaviour
  • consumerism
  • convenience foods
  • domesticity
  • female expression
  • feminism
  • gender
  • gender presentation
  • housewife
  • identity
  • journalism
  • newspaper
  • post-war
  • sexism
  • social class
  • societal role
  • socio-politics
  • tabloid press
  • television
  • women
  • Year of Publication:
  • 2021
  • Award:
  • BA (Hons) History