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Theses/Dissertations from 1976

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Theoretical Differences in Kissinger and Schlesinger's Models of the International System, Wayne Alan Schroeder (Thesis)

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A Descriptive Study of Oregon Literacy Tutors in Multnomah County, Marva Schwiebert and Kathleen Whittle (Thesis)

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A Study Describing the Counseling Practices of the Pastors in the Pacific Northwest Conference of the Free Methodist Church, Jere' Slingerland Howell (Thesis)

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Biostratigraphy of the Snowshoe Formation (Jurassic) in the Izee area, Grant County, Oregon, Paul Lawrence Smith (Thesis)

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A descriptive study of Thai nonverbal communication, Suriya Smutkupt (Thesis)

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The Effect of a Magnetic Field on the Leclanché Cell, Walter Edward Socha (Thesis)

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An Examination of the Interrelationship Between Caregiver Behaviors, Infant Temperament and Perceptual-Cognitive Development, Anita E. Stauffer (Thesis)

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Some Coyote Food Habitat Patterns in the Shrub-Steppe of South-central Washington, Peter Frederick Stoel (Thesis)

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Does urban noise represent a hazard to health?, Frances J. Storlie (Dissertation)

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Residential treatment of emotionally disturbed adolescents, Rosemary Brown Sutherland (Thesis)

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A comparison of two articulation management approaches, Cindy Sue Sykes (Thesis)

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Mammals of the Bull Run, Edward M. Thatcher (Thesis)

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Social work continuing education needs assessment study, Mary Lou Timme (Thesis)

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Political Development in Oregon: The Provisional Government 1843-1849, James M. Tompkins (Thesis)

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The PCI Resurgent: 1943-1945, Karen Adele Tosi (Thesis)

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Theoretical studies in cooperative phenomena and population ecology, Shripad Tuljapurkar (Dissertation)

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The Circulation of Elites in Twentieth Century American History: The New Deal as Case Study, Diane Theresa Volk (Thesis)

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A Numerical Solution For The Ultimate Strength of Tubular Beam-Columns, Arnold L. Wagner (Thesis)

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The Addition of SF5Br to Unsaturated Systems, Qui-Chee Wendy Wang (Thesis)

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The Role of American Diplomacy in the Louisiana Purchase, Rebecca Warren (Thesis)

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Coordination in social service systems: the Area Agency on Aging as a case study, Terrie Todd Wetle (Dissertation)

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Male Client Expectations of Female Therapists, Phyllis Whitman Heims and Susan Annette Ofstad (Thesis)

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The Effect of Natural Childbirth Classes on Anxiety in Pregnant Women, Kitty M. Wilkinson (Thesis)

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A Validity Study of Select Symbol-Referent Relationships Using Semantic Differential Ratings, Stephen Willard (Thesis)

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Influence of light on algal growth in the lower Willamette River, Stephen Arthur Wille (Thesis)

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The Proposed Community Involvement Activities of the Multnomah County Department of Public Safety : a Descriptive Study, Vertis Williams and Leearthur Madison (Thesis)

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The Geology of the Castle Rock Area, Grant, Harney and Malheur Counties, Oregon, John David Wood (Thesis)

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A Holistic Approach to Social Work Education, Lynda M. Wright (Thesis)

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Bayesian inquiry: an approach to the use of experts, King G. Yee (Dissertation)

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Contributions to Tualatin Ethnography: Subsistence and Ethnobiology, Henry B. Zenk (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 1975

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House Bill 1302 : An Armistice in the Fish War on the Columbia, Emery Lewellyn Albertson (Thesis)

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Effect of stressful and "neutral" moving images and still images on dreaming, Elizabeth Anne Anderson (Thesis)

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Articulation Error Rates for Oral Reading Tasks in Children with Developmental Apraxia of Speech, Kenneth Jerry Arkell (Thesis)

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A comparison of socialization and the current attitudes towards personal and feminist issues of women over 65, Gayle Austin and Anna Belle Sime (Thesis)

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Is there a case for in-kind income transfers?: an analysis of the low-income housing and food stamp programs, Judy Barmack (Dissertation)

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Evaluation of the Admissions Process at Portland State University School of Social Work : Prediction and Performance, Paula Bates Mike, Nancy J. Sharff, and Barbara Lynn Wolochow (Thesis)

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A Study of the Relationship Between Overt Behavior and: I) TAT Fantasy Aggression and the Stimulus Properties of Selected TAT Cards, II) Self-Report Measures of Aggression and Guilt, III) TAT Fantasy Aggression, Self-Report Measures and Personal Data, Christine Ruth Bauman and David James Leitner (Thesis)

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A study of battered children in Santa Barbara, California, Carol Lynne Beastrom (Thesis)

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Self and Ideal-Self Concepts in a Prison Population: (1) Self and Ideal-Self Patterns of Violent and Non-Violent Offenders, (2) Self and Ideal-Self Concepts in Relation to Time Served Within a Prison, Alison Prince Berman and James W. Kushmuk (Thesis)

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The teaching of history in the secondary schools of Australia, Richard Townley Blaine (Thesis)

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New Odessa, 1882-1887: United we stand, divided we fall, Helen E. Blumenthal (Thesis)

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Studies in transition metal chemistry, Steven David Brown (Thesis)

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The effect of human activity on the middle course of the Tualatin River, Oregon, Lolita M. Carter (Dissertation)

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Contrasting Cultural Orientations among the Indian, Chinese, and Euro-American Peoples and Some Effects on Intercultural Communication, Gregory See-Chay Chan (Thesis)

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A Study of Student Clinicians' Behaviors in Response to Feedback from the Analysis of Behaviors of the Clinician (ABC) System, Susan Kay Clare (Thesis)

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Shaping of Marital Interaction: a Clinical-Research Approach, Cynthia Luders Clay (Thesis)

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A study of runaways from six residential treatment agencies, Loris Colbath, Carolyn Krugel Graf, Carol McKinnon, and Jean NewComb (Thesis)

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A Study to Differentiate Between Runaways and Non-runaways Among Juveniles Reported Missing, Neil E. Crannell and Patricia A. Hoffman (Thesis)

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Obesity : Two Behavioral Approaches to Weight Reduction, Albert Blake Davidson (Thesis)

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The predictive validity of a police officer selection program, Neil Bingham Davidson (Thesis)

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Martin Luther's concept of the church : its implications for the layman, William W. Dean (Thesis)

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An Analysis of Professional Roles & Career Patterns of Portland State University School of Social Work graduates, 1964-1975, B. Michael Des Camp and Howard H. Marshack (Thesis)

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Criteria and Outcome of C. S. D. Foster Home and Residential Placements of Court-referred Adolescents, Joan Dickey (Thesis)

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Private pensions and the free market, John Louis Dobra (Thesis)

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Effects of colors, noun position, and verb proximity on the acquisition of direct objects, Ronald Michael Dohr (Thesis)

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National efficiency and social planning in Britain, 1914-1921, Norman Richard Eder (Thesis)

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A Methodology for Evaluating the Efficacy of the Placement Procedures of The Dalles Community Attention Home, Marion Elliott, Phil Evanshenko, Michael Hendricks, Erma Mootry, and Nancy Webster (Thesis)

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The relationship between self-concept and responses of others during a marital crisis, Kathryn Ann Farr (Thesis)

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Drop-out study, Chemawa Indian School, Terry Farrow and Gordon Oats (Thesis)

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The relationship between the housing environment and the child's behavior: strategies for adapting to multi-family housing, Anthony J. Filipovitch (Dissertation)

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The treatment-moral career of clients in a community based treatment program, Charles Edward Forster Jr. (Thesis)

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A preliminary evaluation of the Independent Living Subsidy Program in the Model Cities area, W. Patrick Frawley and Mary Goodwin Gossart (Thesis)

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Attendance at Out-Patient Clinics as a Function of Risk Taking for Alcoholics, John Ketcham Fryer (Thesis)

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A descriptive study regarding perceptions of sex roles in cooperative households, Emily Fultz and Billie Huntwork (Thesis)

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Interactions in the Frequencies of Electric Organ Discharge by Eigenmannia Virescens (Sternopygidae, Pisces) During Social Behavior, Philip Gaddis (Thesis)

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Sentencing: a study of the effects of presentence report recommendations upon the sentencing practices of judges in Multnomah County, Oregon, John George Gardin II (Thesis)

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A comparison of responses between two different socioeconomic groups on the Boehm test of basic concepts, Teri Jones Geist (Thesis)

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The role of zinc in dihydroorotase, Pamela S. Gilchrist (Thesis)

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A Study of the Career Education Program at Mountain View Intermediate School, Beaverton School District #48, Beaverton, Oregon, William Calvin Greene (Thesis)

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Exteroceptive influence on a marihuana induced conditioned taste aversion, Albert William Greenwood (Thesis)

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The Use and Evaluation of Gestalt Techniques in a Program for the Parents of Handicapped Children, Richard Roy Hammond and Robert E. Phillips (Thesis)

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An evaluative study of Yellow Brick Road, Cherry Hartman and Nan Narboe (Thesis)

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Mixed Media Drawings with Emphasis on Ceramic Materials, Timothy Jopseph Harvey (Thesis)

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Construction and implementation of an individualized math program for sixth graders, Lynda Sylvia Hatch (Thesis)

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Chronological Age, Mental Age and Socioeconomic Status Variance in Expressive Preposition Acquisition of Young Children, Arthur J. Heckel (Thesis)

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The morphology of the eye of the purple shore crab, Hemigrapsus nudus, Sharon E. Heisel (Thesis)

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A comparison of concepts of the basic underlying assumptions of the introductory speech communication course in the Oregon community colleges as seen by speech communication faculty and self-reported by students, Vickie L. Hilgemann (Thesis)

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Structure vs. Meaning in Subliminal Perception, Margaret Anne Callan Hoisington (Thesis)

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Variations of the form and image of the modern hero, Lee Hunt (Thesis)

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Social Workers' Attitudes About Poverty, Trudy Hussmann (Thesis)

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An Exploratory Study of the Role of Research in Social Work at Portland State University, Jo Mackay Imeson and Audrey Englebardt Zalutsky (Thesis)

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Indian Alcoholism on Reservations, Cleora E. Jackson (Thesis)

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A comparative study of the relative incidence of various vocal parameters among Black and white college females, Barbara Kuhl Jacobs (Thesis)

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Marx on population: a critical review including a comparison to Malthus and a new perspective on Marx, David Orval Jermain (Thesis)

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Assessment of Short Term Behavioral Changes in Emotionally Handicaped Children Enrolled in a Special Education Program, James S. Johnston and Karen Shilling (Thesis)

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Reconciliation and reunion, Myron K. Jordan (Thesis)

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Implications of American missionary presence in 19th and 20th century Iran, Linda Colleen Karimi (Thesis)

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The Dynamics of an HCP Crystal with a Substitutional Defect, Pramod C. Karulkar (Thesis)

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A survey and critical analysis of current literature on the post audit of capital expenditure, Gene Albert Katke (Thesis)

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A comparative study of the reponses by varying socioeconomic groups on general knowledge and categorization tasks, Margo I. Keller (Thesis)

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The application and evaluation of goal attainment scaling to the Janis drug treatment program, Steven W. Kilber and Carol E. Swanson (Thesis)

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A descriptive study of previously institutionalized educable mentally retarded adults residing in Multnomah County, Oregon, Susan J. Kiley, Jeffrey D. Sher, and Richard C. Sunshine (Thesis)

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Recovery from Stuttering in a Sample of Elementary School Children, Carol Deno Kimball (Thesis)

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Effects of Antifibroblast Antiserum on Cells Derived from Fibroblast Outgrowth of Human Prostatic Tissues, Eva Shang-Lian King (Thesis)

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Performance of adolescent autistic males on the Michigan picture language inventory, Marcia Sharril Kline (Thesis)

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Marital Status as a Discriminator and Treatment Variable among Female Alcoholics, James C. Knapp (Thesis)

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Truman's election in 1948, Mary Peter Kump (Thesis)

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The effects of low, moderate, and high self-disclosure on electromyographic, psychogalvanic, and attitudinal response, Jonathan I. Lange (Thesis)

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A Voice Incidence Study: Portland, Oregon, Ann Lynn Laskey (Thesis)

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Computer Aided Design for Fluidic Sequential Circuits of Fundamental Mode, Yau-Hwang Lee (Thesis)