Now showing items 31-40 of 1351
Determining Success: A Multi-Method Examination of Third Party Interventions into African Civil Wars
Civil wars are the most frequent form of warfare in the international system today. Military interventions into civil wars were 140% more common than classic interstate wars in the period between 1960 and 2004. Despite the ...
EXAMINING THE INFLUENCE OF PERCEIVED SOCIAL SUPPORT AND UNSUPPORTIVE SOCIAL INTERACTIONS ON PTSD AND SOCIAL SUPPORT SEEKING BEHAVIORS IN OFFLINE AND ONLINE CONTEXTS IN VETERANS
As service members return home from active duty, the number of veterans seeking attention for PTSD will likely increase. The manner in which society offers or denies support to veterans with PTSD is of utmost importance ...
A DESCRIPTIVE STUDY OF LATINO AND CAUCASIAN HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS' VALUES ABOUT MATH, PERCEIVED MATH ACHIEVEMENT AND STEM CAREER CHOICE
The purpose of this study was to examine high school students' math values, perceived math achievement, and STEM career choice. Participants (N=515) were rural high school students from the U.S. Northwest. Data was collected ...
Lethal and non-lethal effects of predators on Culex mosquitoes: implications for pathogen transmission
Biodiversity loss, especially at higher trophic levels, can degrade critical ecosystem services such as disease regulation. Predators play pivotal roles in regulating ecosystem services by impacting the abundance, distribution, ...
MULTI-SCALE INVERTIGATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE MICROSTRUCTURE AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES IN DUAL PHASE STEELS
Dual phase steel alloys belong to the first generation of advanced high strength steels that are widely used in the automotive industry to form body structure and closure panels of vehicles. A deeper understanding of the ...
Modeling the deformation of unsaturated granular pavement subgrade materials
This dissertation presents the development and implementation of a constitutive model to predict the behavior of unsaturated sands. The model is based on critical state and bounding surface concepts and incorporates ...
A Case Study of a School District: Administrators' Intentions and Teachers' Perceptions of Professional Development
This study outlines the research problem, reviews relevant literature, describes research methods, and presents findings addressing the research topic: "A Case Study of a School District: Administrators' Intentions and ...
Alternative Wildernesses: Finding Wildness in 21st Century America
This dissertation is a critique of the American concept of wilderness. Traditionally, this concept has assumed the necessity of a geographic locus that embodies the qualities of "the natural," but I challenge this assumption, ...
Testing a Geospatial Predictive Policing Strategy: Application of ArcGIS 3D Analyst Tools for Forecasting Commission of Residential Burglaries
Classical placed-based crime prevention theories suggest existence of a relationship between certain characteristics of spatial design and configuration and crime occurrence. This study explored the relationship between ...
Immunogenicity and Linked Recognition of
Like several other bacterial pathogens,