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1 A sociological study of Mexican assimilation in Salt Lake CityThe mere act of migration does not make a foreigner into a real member of a new community or a new nation. Consciously or unconsciously one takes much of the old group to the new. He carries his nationality with him wherever he may go. He will forget it or change it only with the passing of time and...Mexicans -- Utah -- Salt Lake City; Assimilation (Sociology)1947
2 A sociological survey of the Murray communityAIMS AND PURPOSES OF THE STUDY The general purpose of this study is to make an analysis of contemporary social life In Murray, its population, its folkways and Its Institutions* It is hoped that the author has been able to portray a true picture of life in the community, SCOPE AND METHOD Most commun...Murray Utah; Communities; Community life1937-08
3 Archeology of a Utah lake siteThe material presented and analyzed in this paper was excavated in November 1939 by Professor Elmer R. Smith, Dr. C. E. Dibble and a group of about one hundred students in archeology from the University of Utah. The artifacts were catalogued and classified "by Dr. Dibble. As in any other arche...Indians of North America--Antiquities; Utah--Antiquities; Utah Lake1946-06
4 Comparative concepts and methodology used in the study of the family in France and in the United StatesWhen Auguste Conte in his Cours de Philosophie Positive (1830-1842) outlined a place for sociology in his hierarchy of the sciences, the development of the new discipline as an independent science was greatly inhibited. It was established as a synthetic "science of society." No sociological concepts...Sociology; France; United States1939-05-27
5 Crossing borders, crossing seas: the Philippines and continuities in migrationThis study assesses how the composition of migrant workers from the Philippines varies with migration prevalence within Filipino communities. In doing so, this study tests the hypothesis of past cumulative causation scholars that increased migration prevalence results in a decline in migrant selecti...Cumulative causation; Massey; Migration; Philippines2011-05
6 Development and the Environment in China: A Multilevel Analysis 2004-2013This dissertation is to theoretically and empirically explore how development impacts the environment in the largest developing country in the world from the perspective of sociology of development, and environmental and urban sociology. This dissertation focuses on the context of China, reviews the...Sociology; Environmental health; Aeronomy; Asian studies2018
7 Employment status, occupation and health among immigrants in the u.s.The purpose of this dissertation is to investigate employment status, occupation and health among immigrants in the U.S. The U.S. receives a larger number of immigrants than any other country in the world. Immigrant health and immigrant labor market outcomes are among the significant outcomes of int...Employment; Health; Immigrants; Occupation; Sociology2016
8 Environmental Inequality and Obesogenics: Understanding the Relationship Between Unequal Exposure to Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals and Obesity PrevalenceThis dissertation investigates the association between exposures to environmental hazards and obesity prevalence. Building on obesogenic and environmental inequality research, this project explores the way in which exposure to a specific class of obesogens, endocrine disruptors, influences obesity r...Health sciences; Environmental Justice; Sociology; Physiology2017
9 Environmentally Induced Migration in FijiThis research is a compilation of ethnographic and ecological accounts of three rural Fijian villages that moved inland as a response to coastal erosion. Using Vunidogoloa and Vunisavisavi on Vanua Levu, and Narikoso on Ono Island, Kadavu, as case studies I show how: (1) communities are affected by ...Sociology; Migration; Soil erosion; Climate change2018
10 Examination of serum cholesterol level and sociodemographic variablesCardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and Utah for both genders, and all racial and ethnic groups. Although many risk factors exist for cardiovascular disease, elevated total serum cholesterol levels are a major modifiable risk factor. Low income populations who have littl...Blood cholesterol; Blood Cholesterol - Social aspects; Blood cholesterol - Economic aspects2009
11 Factorial ecology: A study of the spatial distribution of social characteristics in the Salt Lake City Urban AreaThe present study is a descriptive analysis of the residential characteristics of Salt Lake City's metropolitan population. In specific, the study attempts to locate and describe the factors which best account for the variation in the characteristics between census tracts. The methodology used is th...1973
12 Female labor force participation : Economic and religious trends in Utah, 1940-1970.The problem.--This thesis compares the trend in Utah female labor force participation with the trend in religious values concerning that participation, as expressed by the leaders of the dominant religion in Utah (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints). The time period studied is 1940-1970. Th...Women -- Employment -- Utah Mormon women; Women in the Mormon Church1974
13 Foreign direct investment and well-being, 1985-2010: a structural approachThis paper examines the relationship between foreign direct investment and well-being in poor countries, as measured by life expectancy and child mortality. The effect of foreign direct investment on impoverished nations has long been the subject of debate in both economics and sociology. While much...Foreign Direct Investment; Infant Mortality; Life Expectancy; Longitudinal; Political Economy2016
14 Gender and health in abusive relationshipsResearchers have long recognized intimate partner abuse as a social problem, but only recently has it been recognized as a public health problem. However, research to this point has failed to examine whether the health effects of intimate partner violence vary by gender. This dissertation uses data...Domestic violence; Gender; Health; Intimate partner abuse; Intimate partner violence2011-05
15 Globalization and obesity: a logitudinal, cross-national examination of a global epidemicObesity is gaining attention as a worldwide problem, particularly among poor and emerging economies. Evaluating leading obesogenic theoretical pathways from a global structural perspective exposes the effect of globalization on body weight. I test competing obesogenic pathways cross-nationally to as...Global economy; Globalization; Longitudinal analysis; Nongovernmental organizations; Obesity2014-05
16 History of the Utah State Hospital, Provo : a study of the evolution of public care for the mentally illWe shall endeavor to present, first, a very brief review of the historical background of the general problem of metal illness; second, a consideration of the early provisions for the mentally ill in Utah prior to the establishment of the present institution, and finally, a more comprehensive history...Utah State Hospital Psychiatric hospitals -- Utah -- Provo -- History1948
17 Importance of human capital and infrastructure for Turkish regionsRegional inequalities in less developed nations have received serious attention in the literature. Many developing countries created developmentalist projects to bring economic development to their least developed parts and to alleviate regional inequalities. The Southeast Anatolian Project (SAP)...Güneydo?u Anadolu Projesi (Turkey); Economic development--Turkey2009-06-19
18 Indirect health consequences of warThis dissertation aspires to create a better understanding of the real human costs of war. I seek to uncover the relationship between armed conflict and indirect health effects of armed conflict. There is a lot of attention paid to direct consequences of war, including casualty counts, direct destru...Conflict; Health Outcomes; War; Peace Studies; Sociology2016
19 Indirect health consequences of war: cardiovascular diseaseThis study examines the impact of armed conflict on male and female adult cardiovascular disease mortality. This is an indirect health consequence of war that has not been given enough attention in social science research. The depletion of resources, access to health care, and general disruption ...War and health; Heart disease2009-10-20
20 Intergenerational relationships: How norms relate to intergenerational support and well-beingThis dissertation empirically explores the association between filial norms, the parent-child relationship, intergenerational support, and older parents' well-being, all in the Chinese context. Specifically, there were four questions of interest: Are filial norms associated with giving support to an...Sociology; Individual & family studies2016
21 Intergenerational support in urban Latin America and the Caribbean: perspectives of older adults and their childrenLatin American and Caribbean countries are aging rapidly. The pace of this process along with the institutional and economic contexts varies across countries, but there are common regional norms. Across the region, the family unit continues to bear significant responsibility for the well-being of ol...Caribbean; Gender; Intergenerational support; Latin America; Proximity; Urban2014-12
22 Labor market experiences of the foreign born: an assessment of national origin differences in employment status from 1980 to 2000Much of the existing research on the economic assimilation of post-1965 immigrants relative to the native born has revolved around earnings. The earnings differential is a helpful measure of inequality as it indicates the amount of resources an individual or group has for socio-economic well-being,...Assimilation; Caribbean; Employment; Immigration; Labor market; Latin America; Hispanic Americans; Caribbean Americans2010
23 Livelihoods and vulnerability to rapid-onset natural hazards: the case of hurricane mitchAnthropogenic climate change presents a pressing need for a deepened understanding of the factors contributing to vulnerability to natural hazards. This study contributes to understanding of the social dimensions of rapid-onset natural hazards by addressing the following research questions: How have...Disasters; Livelihoods; Migration; Natural Hazards; Resilience; Vulnerability2015-08
24 Making Do" in the Land of Opportunity: An Exploration of the Economic Integration of Refugees in UtahIn this project, I explore the economic integration of refugees resettled in Utah. I argue that previous models of economic integration have been applied to research in a piecemeal fashion and a more comprehensive approach is warranted. To fill this gap, I outline a Holistic Model of Refugee Economi...Sociology; American studies2018
25 Medical doctor specialization:a system approach.The patient who consults a doctor initiates a system of interaction. Through time certain facets of the interaction can be expected to stabilize. Certain of these qualities which will characterize the stabilized system can be considered depended upon objective and/or universal facts. This thesis ...Patients; Doctor-Patient Relationshps1963-06
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