3690: A Journal of First-Year Student Research Writing

Volume 2017 (2017)

Issue Summary

In this issue, Melissa Boehlert describes the environmental and human rights hazards of the current fast fashion industry and examines how corporations, consumers, and governments can ameliorate these dangers. Julia Detmer investigates historical precedent for the recent rise of conservative populism in the United States. Caitlyn Kenville proposes balancing accountability and rehabilitation in the juvenile justice system to improve outcomes for at-risk youth. Erin Kerwin explores and debunks rationales for female genital mutilation practices around the world. And, Caroline Paley analyzes literary and real-life examples of alliances to illustrate how they can be effective tools of rebellion against powerful forces.

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