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In their own words: Why nursing assistants keep their jobs. Factors that support and detract from nursing assistant job longevity
Nursing assistants provide 90% of the direct care services to residents in nursing homes. Much has been written about the problem of turnover among these employees. Often, research has addressed the issue from a "problem ...
Neighborhood effects and teenage childbearing in New York City
The purpose of this study is to explore how the concentration of neighborhood social disorganization sources affects the incidence of teenage childbearing in New York City using multilevel analysis with interactions. ...
Enforcement of tobacco possession, use, and purchase laws in relation to smoking behavior and attitudes toward smoking among youth
Despite recent increases in legislation restricting minors' possession, use, and purchase (PUP) of tobacco products, evaluation of PUP laws and their enforcement in relation to youth smoking behavior has been minimal. The ...
The effectiveness of Internet-mediated support in the well-being of elders with osteoarthritis: A single subject approach
The purpose of this single subject study was to investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of Internet-mediated support to promote a healthy behavior among older adults with osteoarthritis. The intervention would enable ...
"Seeing green": An anthropological perspective on the process of international conflict in the whaling issue
This dissertation examines the history and process of conflict among governmental and non-governmental participants of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling, and proposes three grounded theories to ...
Ecopoetics: Outsider poetries of the twentieth century
Ecopoetics: Outsider Poetries of the Twentieth Century investigates the meanings of "ecopoetics," or the study of creative-critical edges between writing and ecology, in the "outsider" work of William Carlos Williams, ...