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Vassar Scholarship

Vassar Scholarship, the institutional repository formerly known as Digital Window, reflects the research and scholarly output of the Vassar College community.  It provides access to a variety of collections, including senior theses and projects across a wide range of disciplines.

Playin' tha game: the role identity plays in b-ball players' and gangsta rappers' public stances on black sociopolitical issues

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2016-January-01
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"Playin' Tha Game" explores the connections between black gangsta rappers, black basketball stars, and the degree to which they are vocal about black sociopolitical issues. Specifically the 1992 Dream Team members and L.A. based gangsta rappers were studied. Through analysis...

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Why Did Singapore Take the Gamble? To What Extent Did Legalizing Casino Gambling Lead to Economic Growth in Singapore?

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2015-January-01
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This paper explores the economic and social effects of the casino industry in Singapore and aims to tell whether the casinos had a positive or negative impact on total Singapore welfare. It uses data collected from Singapore Department of Statistics...

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