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    Putney-Hyde, Norella Margaret
    Diabetic, stroke and hip fracture patients of a home care agency are studied relative to their family support and their home health care success. Gender, age, diagnosis, ethnicity and the primary caregiver are evaluated. The research is augmented by t . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    González, Sandra S
    The importance of parent involvement is reviewed and is followed by a discussion of the barriers parents face as they attempt to become involved in their child’s education. Such barriers include language and cultural differences between the immigrants . . .
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    Bayley, Nicola Michelle
    The course of this research will investigate what it means to survive a suicide. Specifically I will focus on the experience of the survivor as an individual, within a family, part of the larger society and finally I will look at how survivors manage . . .
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    Johnson, Sarah Elizabeth
    When examining the literature on the prediction of a child’s acceptance little previous work is found. Previous friendship literature has focused on social competence, intelligence, physical appearance, aggression, ethnicity, personality, and social d . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Holt, Bonnie K
    Self-discovery presents itself in a myriad of forms. One of the forms utilized for this purpose is that of artistic expression. Tattooing as a vehicle of artistic expression has evolved over time and today tattoos are utilized as a mechanism for self- . . .
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    Pitcher, Jenifer Mikel
    The purpose of this study is to address the different ways in which female and male candidates are combating gender stereotypes in political campaigns. Society has led us to believe that masculine qualities are the qualities in which make good leaders . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Leif Basilio, Jonathan
    This study explores the dynamics of the social construction of the conflicting identities of “evangelical Christian” ministers who have embraced atheistic beliefs, but contrary to normal conventions and expectations, have chosen to remain in their rel . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Pena, Ana Luisa
    The narcocorrido or drug ballad is a subgenre of the traditional Mexican corrido. Characterized as a violent and drug themed music, the narcocorrido is often criticized for its glorification of the narcolifestyle as it often depicts stories related to . . .
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    Masters Thesis
    Ramussen, Dahana Leigh
    The N-word, a linguistic tool of racism, has been historically used, by primarily White Americans, to demean and degrade Black Americans, and since slavery ended it continues to be used in a derogatory manner by both Blacks and Whites in the present d . . .
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    Jimenez, Maria
    This exploratory study examines residents’ perspectives and experiences of a traditionally Latinx immigrant neighborhood on the precipice of gentrification. Inspired by insights from critical race theory and existing studies on the relationship of gen . . .