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PARENTAL SUPPORT OF MILLENNIALS AND THE POST-GRADUATE JOB SEARCH
Many parents of millennials (born between 1981 and 1998) who have fostered a close and supportive parent-child relationship through intensive parenting practices have watched their children graduate from college and enter ...
STRUCTURES AND MEANINGS IN SUBSISTENCE FOOD PRODUCTION: A PLURALISTIC, HORIZONTAL, POST-CAPITALIST SOCIAL MOVEMENT IN THE GLOBAL NORTH
Set in three distinct geographic field sites – urban, suburban and rural – in and around the larger Chicago metropolitan area, this dissertation explores how environmental sociology can be used to understand populations ...
VULNERABILITY TO POWER OUTAGE EVENTS BY RACE, ETHNICITY, POVERTY, AND ENVIRONMENT
This dissertation investigates power outage frequency patterns for relationships with race, ethnicity, poverty, and factors in the natural and built environments. While engineers have previously studied the impact of ...
The Pursuit of Smart Grid: New Tools of the Trade
This study examines the perspectives of electricity industry experts regarding the electricity industry’s pursuit of Smart Grid—a term used to signify the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in grid ...