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  • Community satisfaction : the solution for rural communities. 

    Garland, Anna Nicole. (, 2013-09-24)
    Why do people like where they live? Why do people decide to stay at their current residence? Are residents satisfied with their community? All of these questions and more have been explored and investigated for decades ...
  • Family values : the empirical impact of internet use. 

    Ballew, Katherine Chelane. (, 2011-09-14)
    Family values are a set of ethical viewpoints pertaining to family matters that have the potential to have divisive effects for the private and public spheres. The formation of family values can be broken down into a ...
  • Hispanic assimilation: are we there yet? 

    McMahon, Debbie Hardman. (2008-06-10)
    Hispanics made up 15% of the population in 2005 and the Census predicts that 25% of this country’s population will be Hispanic by 2050 (Sullivan, 2007). 70% of the nation’s growth during the last decade has been immigrants, ...
  • Prestige inequality : the effects of family status and occupational segregation. 

    Garland, Anna Nicole. (2010-06-23)
    Wage inequality has been extensively studied in the social sciences, but few researchers have studied prestige inequality. This paper looks not only at prestige and wage inequality between genders, but also within genders, ...
  • Religion and its effects on Generation X in the public sphere : the shift in religiosity in young Americans. 

    Fitz, Brittany M. (, 2011-09-14)
    My purpose is to examine how the "religious terrain" is being altered, how trends now in place among members of this generation may be transforming the most basic conceptions of religion and spirituality, our interpretations ...
  • Social capital and its impact on the community. 

    Fitz, Brittany M. (, 2013-09-16)
    In this paper I examine the relationship between the community and an individual’s social capital. Operating from the assumption that social capital is beneficial to the community I build on this notion by discriminating ...