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Joanne Taylor

Postgraduate Research Student
Department of Sociology
 Joanne Taylor

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  • Teaching technical college (junior college) in the United States

Biography

I have 21 years of experience teaching college students in the United States at all levels of education, from illiterate to high school equivalency and undergraduate level students. I have also taught citizenship and English as a Foreign Language, and many lower socio-economic groups on the East Coast and the American Southwest.

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Thesis

Land Acquisition from underrepresented people in the Gadsden Purchase area of the United States

In United States' history many underrepresented people have had their land taken from them by unscrupulous practices from the establishment, whether it be the Spanish, the Mexicans, or lawyers and governments of the United States. This research will analyze three case studies that illustrate this practice in the Gadsden Purchase area of southern Arizona, in the United States. These case studies involve three indigenous tribes; the Tohono O'odham Nation, the Chiricahua Apache Tribe, and the Pas

Supervisor: Colin Samson

Contact

jt17062@essex.ac.uk

Location:

Colchester Campus