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Abbott, Rafferty (2014) Echoes of the past: a comparative corpus assisted critical discourse analysis of world leader’s political speeches on the wars in Iraq and Syria. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Akers, Laura (2010) How has the 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act affected American Indian lives, and in what way have non-Indians perceptions changed because of it? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ali Mohamed, Habiba (2015) Gender mainstreaming and women empowerment: a case of women’s political participation and representation in Kenya. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bates, Joseph (2011) Exploring translation memory: a case study. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bell, Jasmine (2016) Femmes de la République : an intersectional analysis of gender, race and an emerging grass-roots resistance to universalism in the French Republic. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Berg, Ester (2011) Is the linguistic competence of multilingual children’s dominant language influenced by knowledge of an additional language(s) that they speak? A comparative case study of the dominant language of two multilingual and two monolingual 8 year old children. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Betts, Yvonne (2016) To what extent have Anglo-German relations had an impact on British life and culture?: have the implications of Anglo-German relations influenced the British perspective of Germany and has it changed in the past 15 years? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Black, Penelope (2010) The development of a proto-type syllabus and exemplar materials for a course in general English for year 2 secondary students at a government school in Thailand. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bradshaw, Rebecca Elizabeth (2016) An investigation into the approaches used for addressing foreignness in subtitles: by translating and subtitling the French film Né Quelque Part as evidence. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Bridger, Kirsty Joy (2015) Gangs in Central America: an analysis of the prevalence of gangs in Central American countries. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Burnham, Alex (2014) The British migration to Spain: an analysis of their history, motives and integration. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cassidy, Thomas (2012) What does an analysis of US foreign policy with regard to the events in Guatemala, Cuba and Chile tell us about the development of US foreign policy during the Cold War up to 1975? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Charlesworth, Zoe (2014) Is the Stasi Records Agency still necessary?: past and current debates and its uncertain future. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Child, Leonora (2008) Language policy in England and the English language tequirements for those seeking naturalization: does one test fit all? Issues of Fairness in ESOL testing and the policies that lie behind the tests. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Clements, Adam (2012) ‘Rupture Impossible’?: how can Sarkozy’s failure to achieve a break in France’s relations with Africa be explained? MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Colombo, Alice (2009) Gulliver's travels as a children's book: a voyage through translation and adaptation. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Costello, Meghan (2014) Translating humour in popular British comedies: Using subtitled versions of 'Bridget Jones’ diary' and 'Four weddings and a funeral' as case studies. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cottrell, Amy (2010) Are Spanish tourism texts being suitably translated for an English audience? A corpus-based register analysis. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Counsell, Ellie (2014) Making old wounds bleed again: Civil War memory, white resistance and southern identity in Dixie. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Crees, Emily (2014) Age and gender ideologies in cosmetic advertising: a multimodal analysis. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cseriová, Tímea (2016) An evaluation of the antipoverty programmes of ‘Pink Tide’ governments: a comparative study of Brazil and Venezuela. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Cufley, Sophie (2016) An investigation into phonological grain sizes and what this suggests about approaches to teaching reading in English. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Currier, Benjamin (2015) To what extent is trilingual education supported by those in the educational community in Mallorca? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Darby, Laura (2010) Translating Spanish tourist websites: a corpus analysis. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dawes, Samantha (2014) The prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation in the city of Portsmouth. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Day, Harry Charles (2015) Anglo-Germanic language contact: Anglicism usage in German print media – to what extent is linguistic borrowing yet to increase in Germany? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Degroote, Josee (2009) An evaluation of the computer-mediated tools at Portsmouth University. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Deller, Naomi (2014) How effective is legislation against FGM in the UK?: and how do the police respond to the issue? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Diffley, Connor Shane (2015) De Gaulle’s pursuit of grandeur: a visionary example of foreign policy or an elaborate evolution of the foreign policy adopted by the Fourth Republic? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dowding, Chloe Janina (2015) How similar is pet-directed speech to child-directed speech and, from this, is a purpose of pet-directed speech identifiable? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Dunn, Mia Jane (2016) The translation and commentary of a series of newspaper articles from Chile's 'El Mercurio'. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Edwards, Chad (2012) Chicago Race Riot 1919: what were the causes of such extreme racial violence? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Evans, Jamie (2014) The vital center?: an analysis of leadership and organization in the Civil Rights movement. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Evans, Jennifer (2014) The tendency to stereotype and linguistic proficiency. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Feja, Franziska (2014) Fortress Europe: assessing the EU Common Immigration Policy regarding irregular immigrants. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Flood-Mallinson, George (2014) The fortune at the bottom of the pyramid: is frugal innovation an appropriate means of serving the underserved? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Fong, Wing L. (2008) An investigation of differences in buying behavior between European and Chinese university students. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Foulds, Charley (2016) Margaret Fuller's challenge to gender identity. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Fuchs, Caroline (2015) Is content and language integrated learning (CLIL) a viable option for language learning in the UK and what are the implications for British schools wishing to make provision for CLIL? MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gamble, Victoria (2014) An investigation of gender representation within Lego product packaging. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gameson, Marie L. (2009) The undiscovered country: comparison of funeral culture in China, Taiwan and the UK. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gardner, Helen F. (2008) Subtitling Godard for DVD: a study of three New Wave films. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gatland, Rebecca (2014) An investigation into the impact of native language on the acquisition of the English Article System. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Giorgio, Alessia (2008) Shaping the real: translation implications in documentary subtitling. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Goosey, William M. (2010) Negotiating emergent methodologies: short term case studies in teacher-technology interactions with naïve IWB users in a young learner context. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Gorlero, Laura (2015) The Holocaust as a tool for teaching human rights: the work of Buchenwald Memorial in Germany. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Grantham, Eleanor Kia (2016) An assessment of the motivations of successful foreign language learners at the University of Portsmouth: to what extent do their motivations differ across gender? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Grouiou, Fani (2010) Translating an English joint venture agreement into Greek on the basis of Skopos Theory. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Guerry, Fay (2011) An exploration of the key features of three selected genres of medical writing in French and English: what are the different cultural attitudes that influence medical language usage and how far can specially compiled corpora be of use in the translation and analysis of medical texts? MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hancock, Pollyanna Jane (2015) Translation of an extract from Marc-Uwe Kling’s 'Die Känguru-Chroniken' into English: commentary on translation strategy and literary translation theory. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hayter, Danielle Rose (2015) Royalism in the French Fifth Republic: from margins to mainstream? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Heidtmann, Matt (2012) Remains to be seen: the Tea Party Movement and the continuation of modern US conservatism. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hill, Martin M. (2009) An investigation into the consultation of online concordancing tools by ‘English for Academic Purposes’ language learners. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Holden, George (2014) Can Chinese government policy in regards to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (UAR) be best understood through the context of modern Chinese 'neo-colonial' foreign policy in Africa? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Holliday, Sheila (2008) Domestication versus foreignization: translation of culture-specific items in a work of historical documentation (Leogang 1938-1945: Zeitzeugen berichten). MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hooker, Victoria (2016) An evaluation of the effectiveness of specific intervention methods used to treat speech-sound delays in “s” consonant clusters at school age. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hostein, Amandine (2015) The echo which set off the avalanche: shaping the landscape. the role of INGOs in diffusing norms to shape world politics: Amnesty International and the death penalty Campaign. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hughes, Mary P. (2011) Whose side were they on? An examination of the stereotyping of Irish identity in the nineteenth century through an analysis of three significant events. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Hyatt, Rebekah (2015) Translation between cultures: An investigation into potential translation challenges presented when translating Haruki Murakami’s novel ‘Norwegian wood’ from Japanese into German and English. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jackson, Bradley (2012) How has modern sound technology developed in the broadcasting of English football? BSc dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Janvier, C. E. (2010) Translating cycling: the importance of the reader and the translator. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Johnsen, Lene Walther (2015) Narrative point of view, represented speech and thought, and ambiguous characters in fantasy literature: a linguistic analysis and comparison of Severus Snape (JK Rowling’s Harry Potter) and Mrs Coulter (Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jones, Gwenydd G. (2011) Taking a TAP approach to increasing translation competence. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Jones, Liam (2015) Mitterrand, Kohl and the quest for EMU: an awkward inheritance or a visionary endeavour?: an analysis of the motives behind increased Franco-German economic integration in Europe from 1982-1995 and its consequences. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Keller, Nina M. (2008) Starting a career in translation: has it become more difficult in the last 20 years? MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Keskinidou, Georgia (2014) Signs of prejudice and discrimination in the British media: how was Greece portrayed during the initial years of the economic crisis (2009-2013). BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kirby, David (2016) Using Halliday’s transitivity framework to analyse Harold Shipman’s jury trial transcripts: establishing new markers of verbal deception. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Kittelsen, Eva (2012) The representation of women in fairy tales through the ages and its effect of a woman's role in society. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Konkolewska, Maja (2011) Jiggy, The Dorks and the Poltergoose: children‘s literature in translation. Application of the available methods and strategies in translation of an excerpt from The Poltergoose by Michael Laurence. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Leach, Jessica (2014) To what extent did president Franklin D. Roosevelt's new deal have an impact on the politics of North Carolina? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Leslie, Carolyn E. (2009) The spread of English in Portugal: a contribution to an understanding of the phenomenon. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Li, Liangliang (2008) A study of the increasing profitability of PepsiCo and its raise above Coca-Cola in different aspects over the last 3 years. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lianou, Christiana (2009) Supplementing the Greek primary ELT coursebook. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Liu, Rong (2009) A corpus-analysis study of news translation: based on a comparison of Chinese and English Web newspaper texts. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Lu, Na (2010) How to eliminate the misunderstandings in intercultural communication: a case study of American-Chinese higher education negotiation. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ly, Sally (2015) Reincarnation: a catalyst for conflict in ‘Book one: donkey miseries’ of Mo Yan’s ‘Life and death are wearing me out’. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Macdonald, Christopher Peter (2015) The Most Important Events And Experiences In Shaping The Personality and political views of Benito Mussolini: which life events did Mussolini exaggerate or diminish in importance in his 1928 autobiography and what were his reasons for doing so? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Marshall, Mark (2013) To what extent did the media, the counterculture, and the elite consensus influence public ppinion during the Vietnam conflict? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Martin, Elizabeth (2015) To what extent would it be accurate to describe Franco’s treatment of the Catalans in the years 1939 – 1975 as an attempted cultural genocide? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mavrommatis, Harriet (2014) A “crisis” of masculinity?: changing gender roles in the 1950s American family. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McClory, Sue (2012) The politics of twentieth century Mexican mural art. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

McKeown, Sarah (2014) The new face of French feminism: an analysis of the origins, aims and successes of the immigrant feminist movement in France. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mcmullin, Tanya Alaine (2012) Misrepresentation for purpose: an examination of euroscepticism in Britain since the 2005 ECtHR ruling onthe "prisoner's right to vote". BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mendes, Ashley (2011) Can storytelling genre instruction make a difference: a study in a Chinese tertiary oral class. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Michels, Luca (2015) To what extent does EU immigration pose a threat to Switzerland and which factors contribute towards Swiss popular and institutionalised xenophobia? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Miller, Sally (2010) The role of text design in charity appeal response optimisation. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Moore, William (2011) To what extent does the reaction to Hurricane Katrina dispel the theory of a post-racial American society? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Morgan, Kimberley (2015) Articulating the nation in a post-colonial world: language in Algeria, Nigeria, and Senegal. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Moszynska, Magdalena (2014) Translation of an extract from Sibylle Krause-Burger's 'Herr Wolle lässt noch einmal grüßen' with a commentary on translation strategy and methodology. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mubaiwa, Ottis (2014) How effectively does the state/police work with the Somali Community in Birmingham to combat Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Mullan, Abigail (2014) English as a lingua franca in education. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Müller, Dorothee K. (2009) Text design as a communicative means to represent corporate identity on company websites: a comparison of two companies from the health and beauty sector. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Naish, Elizabeth (2009) An analysis of the benefit of two teaching approaches for English as an Additional Language pupils in mainstream schools. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Narayanswami, Kasthur (2014) What is the state of heritage language attrition amongst 2nd and 3rd generation South Asian immigrants?: a qualitative multi-case study. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Nixon, Georgia (2012) To what extent do sex differences in terms of neurocognition and language recall affect the performance of each sex in terms of episodic memory tasks. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Obertelli, Alex (2012) What sort of empire is America? A discussion of the American Empire in the 20th century. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Page, James (2014) To what extent did the French internment camps of Noé and Le Récébédou contribute to the Holocaust?: and how has their memory remained controversial? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Parkin, Douglas (2013) Art, sex and violence: video games in American culture. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Parsons, Charlotte (2014) How are social actors represented within the ‘Jimmy Savile scandal’? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Patakas, Ioannis (2011) Translation and commentary on a medical educational genre: textbook writing. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Paterson, Harriet (2012) 'With all deliberate speed': the problems of implementing school desegregation after Brown v. Board of Education, 1954-1958. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Patterson, Jeremy (2010) Double Interpretation? An analysis of the role of interpretation in translation in a Francophone context of postcolonialism and cultural studies. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Penco, Cristina T. (2010) How do the different translations of Dashiell Hammett's The Maltese Falcoln (1930) in Spain show the workings of the censorship system under Franco's regime? MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Pidgeon, Cerianne (2015) (Re)writing resistance: African American narratives in speech, song and story from slavery to civil rights. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Plumb, Andrew (2009) Understanding willingness to communicate in a second language: a Taiwanese perspective. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Poole, Zoe (2015) To what extent do Chinese ELT methods and academic culture impact on university-level mainland Chinese learners’ confidence when using spoken English to communicate and participating in seminars in British Universities? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Redhead, Chris (2010) Flawed leadership, ideological weakness and the failure of the Black Panther Party 1966-1974. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Reyes Sepulveda, Aira Patricia (2014) Religious pluralism in Italy. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Richards, Lewis David (2013) An investigation into the observation of in-service EFL teachers by teacher educators: towards a developmental and non-judgemental model of observation. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rodger, Helen (2008) A proposed process for medical translation. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ronconi, Marzia (2015) How did the Argentine State emerge from the Dirty War? internal and external influences in the transition to democracy. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Routledge, Thomas (2016) The evolution of US foreign policy and the breakdown of democracy in Chile, 1958-1973. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Rowe, Frederick (2014) The invisible-hand of structural violence in El-Salvador. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Schmitz, Philip (2010) Perpetuation of poverty through neoliberal reforms?: a study of EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Scott, Juliette R. (2011) DIY Corpora: a pearl in the legal translator's sea of tools. Initial testing of a methodology to enhance the correspondence of legal translations with receiver expectations. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Seares, Blake Alexander (2014) The making of modern Japan: US-Japanese relations since the Meiji Restoration. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Shen, Xiao (2008) Whether new technology can improve customer satisfaction: the use of self check-out systems in supermarkets. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Shengsheng, Yang (2008) Improving employee satisfaction in the workplace as a means to improve employee productivity: the application of motivational approaches. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Skey, Hayley (2016) US memorial culture: a critical analysis of American history and memory as represented in US monuments. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Solé-Pike, Catherine (2016) The role of the interpreter as a cultural mediator: a comparative study between Spanish and Mandarin Chinese speaking 'interpreters' in a business context. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Sornsen, Helen (2016) To what extent was the GDR’s emphasis on mass sport overshadowed by its ultimate desire for diplomatic recognition and legitimacy? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stiles, Paul (2014) An analysis of the strategies used in the adaptation of the novel 'Harry Potter and the philosopher's stone' into a video game format for the Playstation console using Skopos theory. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Stockley, Rebecca (2015) ‘What are we fightin’ for?’: student movements, the SDS and the American counterculture during the Vietnam War. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Suggitt, Kelsey Fleur (2013) From colonial to post-colonial?: the case of the OCRS. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tangeraas Hansen, Birte (2014) Women’s political representation in China: a historical account. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Theodoridou, Konstandina E. (2008) Translation and commentary on three different genres of medical texts: a contrastive and discourse analyis. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Thomas, Deborah (2011) Integration of environmental protection requirements into the Common Agricultural Policy: is a Rural Development Programme the response? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Thompson, James (2016) Social activists for Palestine: who are they, what do they do and can they make a difference? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Thwaites, Shannon (2016) Communicative language teaching: the reality. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tiller, Rachael (2014) To what extent are the motives and practices for text messaging influenced by the gender of the user? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Timlin, Sarah J. L. (2011) A comparison of German and English live T.V. football commentary: what are the similarities and differences in use of mood, transitivity, clause complex, theme and therefore register? How can knowledge of these similarities and differences improve translations of this genre? MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tira, Otilia (2014) Assess to what extent Balzac’s 'Eugénie Grandet' and Zola’s 'Au Bonheur des Dames' and L’Assommoir offer an insight into the evolution of capitalism and its impact on family relations in nineteenth century France. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Tomlinson, Teresa (2008) It was the translator whodunit: an investigation into translation issues in crime fiction. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Ueno-Howells, Russell J. (2010) A single case study into the extent to which awareness and use of kinesics within UK non-verbal communication norms benefit a Japanese candidate taking the IELTS speaking module. MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wager, Tahnee (2015) The language of online reviews: an investigation into the language of evaluation and stance in online reviews using systematic functional linguistics. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wagner, Alexandra (2016) The challenges of producing interlingual subtitles for documentaries aimed at children: Using ‘Willkommen in der Zeitmaschine’ as a case study. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Waltho, David (2016) A successful use of Blitzkrieg?: the Battle of Sedan (1940) reassessed. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Walton, Frederick Charles (2014) The education of girls in Senegal: the gender divide. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Weller, Jacob (2014) From the battlefield to the bookshelf: how the American comic book, novel and film correlate to public opinion during the Vietnam conflict. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Windebank, James (2010) What kind of assistance do users really need? MA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Wynn, Rebecca (2014) To what extent did the truth commissions aid the process of national reconciliation in Guatemala? BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

Yu, Mandy (2008) A comparison of primary school teaching methodology of Hong Kong and England and the possibility of applying English teaching methods into Hong Kong primary schools. BA dissertation, University of Portsmouth.

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