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1 "Aguantamos porque no nos queda de otra" (we hold up because we have no other option): Everyday resistance in the lives of Latina immigrant U.S. hospitality industry workersLatina immigrant workers in the United States are often rendered invisible by mainstream society. These women, especially when fulfilling service occupations, such as hotel housekeeping jobs, are expected to work in silence and in deference to those in "higher" positions of power (e.g. supervisors a...Hospitality industry - Employees - United States; Hispanic American women - Employment2013-06
2 "An Exact Portrait of the People": the Need for Gender Parity in U.S. Congress for Legitimate GovernmentThough women received the right to vote in 1919 with the ratification of the nineteenth amendment, women still hold few elected positions. In the United States Congress, women make up 19.4% of the body. When groups are not represented fully, this affects the quality of the representation they recei...Women legislators - United States - Attitudes2016-08
3 The "tampon tax" public discourse of policies concerning menstrual tabooThe "tampon tax" is a policy in which feminine hygiene products are taxed as "luxury goods" despite the fact that many countries exempt "necessary goods" - such as basic groceries and medical products-from sales tax. In the summer of 2015, the Canadian parliament took steps to exempt feminine hygien...Women's rights - United States; Sales tax - Law and legislation2016-04
4 The 1968 election and the birth of the contemporary presidential nomination processThe 1968 election was a landmark election in American political history. In the summer of 1968, Vice President Hubert Humphrey was nominated by the Democratic Party. This nomination was controversial, and the Democrats' summer convention was chaotic and infamous. Humphrey gained the nomination due t...Democratic National Convention - 19682012-05
5 A Crisis on the Border: An Unexpected Crisis or An Expected Outcome?Increased immigration from the Northern Triangles countries has strained the current asylum structures. Overhauling detention and long wait times have plagued the system after the initial arrival of a large group of unaccompanied minors and then subsequently the arrival of large migrant caravans. Th...2019
6 A Less Obvious Connection: the Relationship Between Religious Coping and the Development of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Major Depressive Disorder in a Military SampleWhile there has been a well-documented negative correlation between religious coping and post-traumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder in military samples, there has been little research in to potential reasons for this relationship. It has been proposed that in many ways religion wo...Post-traumatic stress disorder - Patients - Religious life
7 A nation of inequality: The effects of inequality on health, crime and economic achievementIncome inequality is on the rise, growing rapidly since the mid 1970's in the United States of America (Weeks 2007). This study will investigate the effects an increasing gap between the affluent and impoverished has on critical factors of social welfare. A meta-assessment will be performed combinin...Income inequality - United States2012-05
8 A Real-World Investigation of the Attentional Capture ParadigmAttention directs awareness toward important objects, like food or predators, and filters out unimportant objects, like familiar scenery. Two modes of visual attention have been identified: goal-directed and stimulus-driven (Simons, 2000). Goal-directed attention refers to a deliberate search for ob...2017
9 A world without nukes: International relations perspectivesWhat if nuclear weapons had been neither invented nor discovered? This is the question I take into consideration in this paper. This interesting scenario begs the answer parroted by bloggers and students of politics alike-without nuclear weapons, there would be nothing to stop belligerents from inva...Security, International; International relations; Nuclear weapons; World politics -- 21st century2015-05
10 Addressing the emotional health of college students through a therapuetic cooking classThis study hypothesized that a unique cooking class, focusing on cooking and mindful eating to reduce stress, had the potential to improve the emotional health of college students. Cooking meals is shown to improve physical health, but there is a limited amount of research tying cooking skills to em...College students - emotional health; Cooking - Health aspects
11 Adherence engineering in a central line dressing changeInfections associated with Central Line Dressing Changes (CLDC) represent a significant cost in healthcare and human life, with approximately 250,000 cases a year and costs of up to $29,000 per single episode (OʼGrady et al., 2002; Shannon et al., 2006). The introduction of a kit designed in accord...Intravenous catheterization - Complications; Bandages and bandaging2014-05
12 Adolescent perception of negative admission pressures and affective reactions in outdoor behavioral healthcareThis represents the first empirical inquiry into the perception of negative admission pressures (P-NAPs; e.g., perception of force or threat associated with entering treatment) among adolescents. Prior to this report, P-NAPs had only been studied within adult treatment contexts. In this study, P-NAP...Adventure therapy for teenagers - Psychological aspect; Teenagers - Counseling of2014-04
13 The Affordable Care Act and the Future of us Healthcare: Consumer Driven Care and Value Driven CareHealthcare in the United States has drastically changed over the last two hundred years. Today, the United States has the most technologically advanced medical care in the world. But, as a result, costs have soared and currently account for 17% of the GDP, which is significantly higher than in other...2017
14 An act to decrease childhood obesity rates in the U.S.The Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 was signed into law in order to address alarming childhood obesity rates in the U.S. In this paper, I address the importance of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 and how it enhances child health by improving the food environment for children in public ...Childhood obesity - Utah2014-05
15 An Analysis of the Court of Arbitration system: Status & Power Through the Lens of LaugtherLaughter is a nonverbal communication that demonstrates status and power across contexts such as hospital wards, fraternities, and even the United States Supreme Court. While it may be humorous in nature, the implications of laughter as a symbol that gathers perceived status, a mediator of social hi...2020
16 An analysis of Utah's Chicano civil rights movement through S.O.C.I.O. and its involvement in affirmative action programs, 1964-1984Utah's Chicano Civil Rights Movement developed under unique circumstances in comparison to the greater Chicano Civil Rights Movement in the Southwestern States. While Chicanos outside of Utah chose to march, boycott and have sit-ins, those in Utah worked alongside government officials in order to ac...SOCIO; Hispanic Americans - Civil rights - Utah; Chicano movement - Utah - History; Affirmative action programs - Utah2013-05
17 An Examination of Switchover CostsThis thesis project focuses on firm strategies that target consumer switchover costs of three industries: pharmaceuticals, information technology, and food processing. The project explores those that involve increasing customer dependency, predatory marketing, and hidden fees, which improve firms' b...2018
18 Anger Co-Rumination Among Same-Sex Adolescent PeersCo-rumination refers to an extensive discussion of problems, speculation about problems, and focus on negative emotions engaged in by two or more people. Research on emotion coping suggests that co-rumination, or dwelling on problems, leads to problematic emotional adjustment. Girls have been found ...2019
19 The appropriation of Sacajawea by the women's suffrage movementThis project examines why Sacajawea was an attractive figure to be resurrected and appropriated during the U.S. suffrage movement, especially in the 1890s to 1920s. To understand the construction and use of Sacajawea, I analyzed about 25 newspaper articles published about Sacajawea in the 1900s and ...Sacagawea Women -- Political activity -- United States; Women -- Suffrage -- United States2015-05
20 Assessing the Contraceptive Needs of Homeless Women in Salt Lake City, UtahBackground: Homeless women across the US have reduced access to contraception and reproductive healthcare. They are at especially high risk for sexual trauma, contracting HIV or other sexually transmitted infections, and suffering from mental and physical conditions and substance use disorders. The ...2018
21 Associations Between Race, Education Level, Socioeconomic Status and Contraceptive Disontinucation after 1 year of Free Contraceptives in Salt Lake countyUnplanned pregnancies make up nearly half of all pregnancies. This prompted the HER Salt Lake Project to offer free contraceptives to women in Salt Lake County, Utah. Discontinuation or switching of free contraceptives is linked to race, education level, socioeconomic status, and the choice of contr...2020
22 Audience Tailoring: Implications for Narrative IdentityIn the present study, I examined the extent and effect of audience tailoring in a sample of college-going emerging adults (n = 106). Participants reported four narratives for the researcher, and then edited them for mothers and friends, producing eight edited narratives each (n = 848 narratives) in ...2017
23 Axl Inhibitors for Pancreatic Cancer TreatmentBackground: In the United States more than 46,000 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Although it is relatively rare, pancreatic cancer is the 4th leading cause of cancer death in men and women. Gemcitabine, the most common treatment for pancreatic cancer has less than 10% partial respo...Pancreas - Cancer - Research2016-05
24 Baldwin in Conversation: Love and Black Lives MatterWith rising tensions surrounding racial inequality in the United States, and the national prominence of the Black Lives Matter Movement, it is hardly surprising that the works of James Baldwin have had a revival in popular culture and literature. Throughout his writings, Baldwin has advocated for Bl...2018
25 Bank Profitability, Mergers and Acquisitions: An Empirical Analysis for the US EconomyMergers and acquisitions (M&A) are popular strategies deployed by financial institutions to expand their balance sheets and consequently their market share. Economic and regulatory forces over the prior 30 years have been instrumental in driving M&A activity within the financial sector, yet limited ...2020
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