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Theses/Dissertations from 1977

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The Effects of a Political Boundary Running Through a Metropolitan Area: A Case Study of the Establishment and Functioning of the Jantzen Beach Shopping Center, Rose Romaine Reed (Thesis)

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Distribution and Behavior Study of Diurnal Tree Squirrels in Portland, Oregon, with Emphasis on the Western Gray Squirrel (Saiurus grieeus griseus Ord) and the Western Fox Squirrel (S. niger rufiventer E. Geoffroy St.-Hilaire), Ira Young Rice (Thesis)

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lntercultural Adjustment in an Academic Enrichment Program, Mary Frances Samuel Ricks (Thesis)

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Attitudes and Perceptions of Medical Social Workers Held by Primary Care Physicians in Private Practice, Defined as Family Practitioners, Internists, and Pediatricians, Rosemarie Rosenfeld (Thesis)

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The Dispersal and Dispersion Patterns of Hydra Fusca in a Limited Environment, Faith E. Ruffing (Thesis)

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A Demographic Study of Two Alcoholic Populations in a State Hospital, James John Schelot (Thesis)

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An evaluation system for alcohol and drug programs, Michael J. Schrunk (Thesis)

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A Quantitative Study Based on a Sonographic Examination of Four Vowel Sounds in Alaryngeal Speech, Cheryl Ann Schultz (Thesis)

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The Influence of Age and Stimuli on the Explanations of "Same" and "Different" by Young Children, Pamela Callas Senders (Thesis)

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Landscape Painting in the Secondary Classroom, Margaret Shirley (Thesis)

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Disengagement of older people in an urban setting, Melvina Somers (Dissertation)

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Social work intervention and patients' utilization of the Kaiser health care system, Pegi Sten and Liz Swint Young (Thesis)

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Assessment of Feasibility of Proposed Bolted Connections for Tubular Structures, John Henry Tausch (Thesis)

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An improved approach for "optimization" of multiple policy objectives, Perihan Soliman Tawfik (Dissertation)

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Biostratigraphy of the type Weberg Member, Snowshoe Formation, Grant County, Oregon, David G. Taylor (Thesis)

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The Founding and Early Years of the National Association of Colored Women, Therese C. Tepedino (Thesis)

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The Use of Telegraphic Reading Material by Aphasic Patients, Sylvia Diane Tovey (Thesis)

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An Experimental Investigation of the Hole-drilling Technique for Measuring Residual Stresses in Welded Fabricated Steel Tubes, Chau Mong Tran (Thesis)

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Social impact assessment at the neighborhood level, William H. Triest (Thesis)

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Predicting Synergy of Movement for Speech From Feeding Assessment or Diadochokinesis in Cerebral Palsied Children, Meredith Kathryn Van Bemmel (Thesis)

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Genetic Transformation Among Azotobacter Species, Wayne H. Voth (Thesis)

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CHANCE: a probabilistic model for electrical energy planning, Wayne William Wakeland (Dissertation)

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Service delivery to deaf persons : a survey and proposal, Patrick F. Walsh (Thesis)

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The Therapeutic Community: Treatment as Viewed by Former Addicts, Barbara Ward and Robert York (Thesis)

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Educational, Sociocultural, and Phonological Obstacles for the Japanese Learner of English, David Howard Waterbury (Thesis)

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A Model for Decision Making: A Systems Approach, Eleanor Weitman (Thesis)

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In their hearts forever : the dynamics of Stalinism, James Seymour Wilson (Thesis)

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Important counsels to kings and imams by Shaykh ʻAlwan (ʻAli Ibn ʻAttiyyah al-Hamawi) ; translation, with a historic introduction, the biography of the author and commentaries on the text, Abdullah S. Zaid (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 1976

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A Comparison of the Vocabulary Ability of Four- and Five-Year-Old Bilingual Mexican-American Children with That of Monolingual Anglo-American Children, Amparo Abila (Thesis)

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Maternal and Child Health Training Assessment, Robert H. Abrams (Thesis)

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Thermal Ecology and Movement in the Leopard Lizard, Gambelia Wislizeni, Baird and Girard, Marvin Lynn Abts (Thesis)

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Figurative Painting and It's Reverberation in Pairs, Carol Crampton Adams (Thesis)

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Polymerization of Amino Acids on Kaolinite, Z. Badri Adnani-Gleason (Thesis)

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Effects of increased fuel costs on households in a low income neighborhood in Portland, Oregon, Ora Allen and Betty Heald (Thesis)

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Supergraphics in the Portland Environment, John Earl Allgood (Thesis)

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A Study of Runaway Behavior and Other Factors Impeding Treatment at Albertina Kerr Center, a Residential Treatment Center for Girls, June Anderson, Mary Coleman, Kristi Kennen, and Tom Ross (Thesis)

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Oregon's Struggle Toward a Comprehensive Plan for Children's Mental Health Services: A Historical and Political Process, Kristin Angell (Thesis)

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Specialized Out-of-Home Care Project: An Outcome Study, Carol Teresa Arden, Bonnie Jean Braeutigam, Dennis Schilling, and Charlotte Mary Wellman (Thesis)

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The No-fault dissolution of marriage act in Oregon: a study of its effect on selected factors, Dennis Arthur Armstrong (Thesis)

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Economic Coping Patterns of Chinese Foreign Students in Portland State University, Kim Bik Au (Thesis)

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William Dunbar: An Analysis of His Poetic Development, G. David Beebe (Thesis)

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An inter-rater reliability study on the Multi-dimensional outcome measure, Grace Boys (Thesis)

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Homosexuality among women: historical and current views in psychology, Craig Bracy (Thesis)

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A Study of the Relationship between Articulation Proficiency and Auditory Conceptualization Ability, Alana Fenwick Bradley (Thesis)

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Verbal Strategies in Small Group Communication, Christine Marie Bunsick (Thesis)

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Auditory short-term memory span and sequence for five different stimulus types, Sandra L. Burford (Thesis)

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Need assessment methodology, Gerald A. Burns and Janet S. Putnam (Thesis)

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Listener Perception of Fluent, Breathy, and Imprecisely Articulated Speech of Stutterers, Diane Carol Campbell (Thesis)

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Stratigraphy, Structure, and Petrology of the Snoqualmie Pass area, Washington, Lawrence A. Chitwood (Thesis)

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A methodology for determining mass movement susceptibility for land-use planning, Vern Walter Cimmery (Thesis)

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Geology of the Breitenbush Hot Springs area, Cascade Range, Oregon, Clifford Michael Clayton (Thesis)

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Historical Aspects of Indian Life and Their Effects on the Urban Indian, Ramona Cliff (Thesis)

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Russian Oregon: a history of the Russian Orthodox Church and settlement in Oregon, 1882-1976, David B. Cole (Thesis)

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Postdivorce parental roles: a descriptive study, Victor R. Congleton and Lisa Christina Londos (Thesis)

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An exploratory study of runaway female adolescents in a residential treatment center, Mary E. Cook and Stan Jasper (Thesis)

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The maximum duration of phonation of /a/ in normal and hoarse voiced children, Jo Coombs (Thesis)

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Local government and manpower programs for the disadvantaged: an evaluation of the Portland Concentrated Employment Program, Lois Farrer Copperman (Dissertation)

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Approaches to composition in selected directing texts: a structural analysis and assessment, Kathryn C. Dodele (Thesis)

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Indoctrination in Oregon public schools, 1947-1975, Daniel W. Dodge (Thesis)

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Post-Discharge Adjustment of Children Treated at Edgefield Lodge, Sandra M. Erickson (Thesis)

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The development of a model for identifying, diagnosing and correcting dyslexic problems in third grade Nigerian, Catherine Maffiong Essien (Thesis)

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A comparison of education systems in Nigeria and the United States of America, James Edem Etim (Thesis)

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Relationships between sex role, empathy and anxiety, Charles M. Fantz (Thesis)

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A Model for Teaching Small Group Skills in a Laboratory Setting, Larry Ferguson and James Reavis (Thesis)

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A study of counseling at Reed College, Martin Shawn Fisher and Mark Masterson (Thesis)

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Three-Dimensional Wall Sculpture, Evelyn Franz (Thesis)

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Series of Drawings and Paintings, William Dyas Garnett (Thesis)

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Assessment of hearing sensitivity by use of the acoustic reflex in the geriatric population, Donna Elvira Gilham (Thesis)

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Depression and the Perception of Reinforcement : a Modified Replication, Adele Gillis (Thesis)

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Revolutions: A Comparative Study, Thomas E. Gill (Thesis)

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Symbol and Artifact: Jungian Dynamics at McLuhan's Technological Interface, Mike Amana Glick (Thesis)

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The Black Elderly Volunteer, Sandra E. Gonzales (Thesis)

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Effects of verbal and pantomime stimulus input on the short term sequential recall of aphasic adults, Lauryl S.I. Grotting (Thesis)

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A Comparative Study of Aristotle's Poetics and Ezra Pound's ABC of Reading, Michael P. Hagensick (Thesis)

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Mary's River Kalapuyan: A Descriptive Phonology, Yvonne P. Hajda (Thesis)

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A Survey of Myths Concerning the Crime of Rape, Marilyn Hammon, Joyce Jerabek, and Michèle Mairesse (Thesis)

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The History of Gun Control in America, Gary W. Hansen (Thesis)

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The negative effects of divorce on the behavior of children, David Hawkins and Karen Lloyd (Thesis)

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Some Aspects of the Ecology of the Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana virginiana Kerr 1792) in an Urban Environment, David Hopkins (Thesis)

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An examination of the relationship between population density, density related social factors, and physical morbidities, Douglas King Huebner (Thesis)

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A qualitative assessment of Clark County's mental health delivery system, John L. Hutchison (Thesis)

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Social problems and collaborative planning: toward a theory and model of social planning, Marjorie M. Ille (Dissertation)

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Chlorine Distribution in the Idaho Batholith, Laurence Stewart Istas (Thesis)

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The Chromosome Constitutions of a Hybrid Salmonid and Its Parental Types: Salmo Gairdneri and Salmo Clarki, Peter Bruce Jacky (Thesis)

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An Investigation of the Performance of Black Children Age 3.6 to 6.0 on Three Subtests of the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities, George Edward James (Thesis)

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An Aspect of the Process of School Desegregation : the Effects of Reading Ability Grouping on Social Attractiveness and Peer-Perceived Success, David A. Johnson (Thesis)

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A Test of Conservation for Continuous and Discontinuous Quantity in the Very Young Child, Nancy Patrick Kaye (Thesis)

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A Study of Requests for Voluntary Admission to Oregon State Hospital, Julie Kern, Jeanne Miller, and Alice Plummer (Thesis)

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Attitudes of women toward world hunger, Judith L. Kidd (Thesis)

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A Survey of Small Mammals on Islands in the Columbia and Willamette Rivers, Gayle Kirk (Thesis)

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The Columbia River as a Barrier to Gene Flow in the Vagrant Shrew, Sorex vagrans vagrans Baird, James J. Kirk (Thesis)

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Reapportionment : an Oregon history and a critique of Baker vs Carr, Ann Frissell Lackey (Thesis)

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An exploratory study of the effects of parenting relationships on children's school adjustment, Raymond M. Lappin, Lisa J. Posner, and Marcia S. Smith (Thesis)

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A descriptive study of participants in the Evergreen Community Organization, Douglas Edward Lehrman and Janet R. Abrams (Thesis)

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Mental illness among Chinese in the United States: myth or reality?, Alex C. N. Leung (Thesis)

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International Variation in Metropolitanism: National Integration into an International System of Countries as an Important Consideration, Michael Lee Lindsay (Thesis)

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A Study on the Stabilization of a Floating Platform, Waldo Lizcano (Thesis)

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The Analysis of the Deflection and Containment of a Hot Plume by Side Draft Exhaust Hooding, Douglas H. MacGowan (Thesis)

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Deviant Self-Concept Among Marijuana Dealers : Examining the Applicability of Labeling Concepts, Cynthia Madaris (Thesis)

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Strategies for Reducing Recidivism of Mental Patients in Region I, Ellen Magaziner, Kathleen McCarthy, and Reyn Staffel (Thesis)