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Theses/Dissertations from 1971

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Foster family care for the aged, Donald V. Sekora (Thesis)

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Federal Reserve lending to commercial banks; effects on financial market stability and monetary control, David Allen Simantel (Thesis)

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The effect of labeling disfluencies as 'stuttering' and contingent and yoked "wrong" on the disfluencies of normal speakers, Dennis Ray Staines (Thesis)

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Mössbauer studies of stable interstitial and substitutional sites of cobalt in gold, Charles Freeland Steen (Thesis)

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Totiusque ecclesiae suae sanctae; a comparison of the ecclesiologies of St. Augustine and Hans Kung, Edward J. Sullivan (Thesis)

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Direct design of a portal frame, Angel Fajardo Ugaz (Thesis)

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The Lair Hill Park neighborhood on examination of the phenomenon of community creation, Joseph S. Uris (Thesis)

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Evidence for the existence of two stable sites for cobalt impurity atoms in aluminum, Arun Venkatachar (Thesis)

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Adsorption of Sulfur Dioxide on Douglas Fir Woodchips, Uen-Ping David Wang (Thesis)

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An Analysis of the Ability and Achievement of Business Education Students Compared to Non-Business Education Students, William B. Warberg (Thesis)

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A Conceptual Model for a Human Resource Center for Voluntarism, Helen L. Warbington (Thesis)

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Vocalizations of the Townsend chipmunk (Eutamias townsendii), Greig Michael Warner (Thesis)

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A Study of the Willingness of Elderly People to Live With Each Other, Joanne Welander and Marvin Clifford (Thesis)

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The Effects of Marihuana Extract Distillate on Eating Behavior of Rats, Terrie Wetle (Thesis)

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A regional approach: city-county consolidation as a method of local governmental reorganization, Anthony Gene White (Thesis)

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Identities in gay drinking places, Sharon Gertrude White (Thesis)

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A Behavioristic Approach to the Design of a Digital Model of Human Communication, George Eugene Whitley (Thesis)

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Implications of an oral-gestural training program in the acquisition of speechreading skills, Mary Lu Wood (Thesis)

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Comparative study of lightweight and normal weight concrete in flexure, Mohammad Zareh (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 1970

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The 1958 good offices mission and its implications for French-American relations under the Fourth Republic, Lorin James Anderson (Thesis)

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Life drawing in the secondary classroom, Marilyn Jean Anderson (Thesis)

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Nutritional requirements for protease production by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Ps-1C, Richard Myer Avedovech (Thesis)

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An empirical study of the effect of systematic relaxation training of chronically-anxious subjects on the communication variable of closed-mindedness, La Ray Barna (Thesis)

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Changing the custody of children whose parents have been divorced : a general view of the process, Dorothy E. Bateman, Michael A. Comte, Kathryn S. Curry, Robert M. Fry, Patricia J. Sims, and Elva J. Terry (Thesis)

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Automated information retrieval systems for legal research, Robert G. Baylor (Thesis)

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A study of the role of acrylic paints in the secondary and junior high school art curriculum, Alice Atkinson Benski (Thesis)

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Attitudes toward supervision, job satisfaction, and risk-taking behavior and the relationship to accident frequency ratios, Richard Everett Boggs (Thesis)

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A study of eighty-one sexual offenders at Oregon State Hospital, Eugene Fletcher Booth (Thesis)

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Madrona movers; a sociological analysis of a work group as a process of harmony and dissent, John Vance Cannucci (Thesis)

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The correlation of factors relating to the selection and retention of student teachers at Portland State University, Michael E. Carl (Thesis)

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Italy 1830-1848: the role of the press and the theatre in the formation of the national spirit, Albert Louis Cereghino (Thesis)

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Factors in evaluation of student performance in a graduate school of social work, Sharon J. Copeland and Gerald E. Warner (Thesis)

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A survey of work facilities and rehabilitation services available to the handicapped in the United States, Morgan William Dickerson (Thesis)

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Die Gestaltung des Raumes in den Dramen Ernst Barlachs, Dieter Helmut Engelhardt (Thesis)

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The propagation of light in a turbulent atmosphere, Karl-Hans Gunther Engert (Thesis)

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Systems reliability using the flow graph, Kenneth Edward Farrier (Thesis)

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Cubist painting related to the culture from which it came and its validity today in the high school curriculum, Virginia K. Fenton (Thesis)

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Factors in assessing effectiveness of orientation programs for public welfare caseworkers; a group project, Clyde Ferguson, Jean Evelyn Herrera, Lois Lieber, Rosalie Schmitz, and L. Eugene Winningham (Thesis)

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A Follow-up study of families with children labeled retarded, Connie Finley, Kay Jernigan, Bonnie Hogan, Effrosini Rotous, and Daryle Steffen (Thesis)

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A study an analysis of stochastic linear programming, Chamberlain Lambros Foes (Thesis)

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Income distribution effects of the urban property tax with emphasis on the reappraisal lag: a theoretical and empirical analysis of the Multnomah Couny experience, Michael Steven Fogarty (Thesis)

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A survey of hearing loss in the special education classrooms of Vancouver School District 37, Richard C. Folsom (Thesis)

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Religious commitment and attitudes toward deviant behavior, Donald Alban Gibbs (Thesis)

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Studies on the distribution and habitat of Demodex folliculorum, Michael James Gimbol (Thesis)

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Donation of organs for transplantation : an investigation of attitudes and behavior, Courtney Weldon Goodmonson (Thesis)

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The influence of tradition on the process of organizational change; a study of two Oregon child care centers: Edgefield Lodge, Troutdale, and St. Mary's Home for Boys, Beaverton, Helen Paula Grant (Thesis)

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Post-Divorce Visitation of Minor Children; An Exploratory Study, Barbara Griffith, Gladys Hack, Eileen Murphy, Allison Wieman, Adam Williams, Earl VanLydegraf, and Vincent Glaudin (Thesis)

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The effect of perceptual-motor training on maladaptive behaviors of emotionally disturbed children, Julia Frances Hall (Thesis)

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Versuch einer ästhetischen Wertsetzung: zur Kunsttheorie von Benn und Nietzsche, Kathryn M. Horváth (Thesis)

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A Demographic study based upon income, age and education variables as related to the willingness or unwillingness to accept foster children, John Hughes, Linda A. Kaeser, Susan E. Norman, Lillian Rinderknecht, and John Wills (Thesis)

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The European powers in Africa : can the obstacles to national unity be attributed to them? Nigeria, a test case, Bassey John Ituen (Thesis)

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The great debate : an examination of conflicting views regarding American defense policies, 1950-1951, Glen J. Jackson (Thesis)

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Die Gestalt der Frau in ausgewählten Dramen George Kaisers, Wolfgang H. Justen (Thesis)

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A study of the effects of professional authority on the attitude change of high school sophomores, Sandra Lee Kelley and Lane Alan Myers (Thesis)

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Viet-Nam business education; a proposal for development, Hoang Ngoc Khiem (Thesis)

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A translation of Stepan Petrovich Krasheninnikov's Opisanie zemli Kamchatki (The description of the land of Kamchatka) by E.A.P. Crownhart Vaughan, Stepan Petrovich Krasheninnikov (Thesis)

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Validation of the orthogonal dimensions underlying the ICL and the octant constellations assumed to be their measure, Donald Edward Lange (Thesis)

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Non-linearities in galvanomagnetic effects in bismuth at low temperatures, David Lawrence Luce (Thesis)

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Comparison of amounts of verbal response elicited by a speech pathologist in the clinic and a mother in the home, Joan Mathis (Thesis)

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Councils of governments; a study focusing on membership, representation and voting, Jerry Alan Matson (Thesis)

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Women in professions and status inconsistency, Miriam Grace McClure (Thesis)

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Attitudes of youth toward social institutions; a comparative study, Connie McGonigle and James F. Bakke (Thesis)

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An electromyographic comparison of muscle action potentials of listeners presented time-compressed and normal speech stimuli, Barbara S. Moon (Thesis)

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Greece: the colonels' Puritan revolution, Nikolaos E. Mpras (Thesis)

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Investigation of the alpha-sub-gamma phase in alnico 6, Cortez Samuel (Thesis)

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Mobility of physicians into prepaid group health practice; a case study, Ann Schroeder Sato (Thesis)

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Electron optical study of a secondary electron multiplier, Chang Min Shen (Thesis)

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Die Idee der neuen Welt in Fritz von Unruhs Trilogie Ein Geschlecht., Paul Otto Soumokil (Thesis)

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A comparison of object dropping and echoic vocalizing as response modes to pure tone stimuli among mentally retarded children, Elton L. Stewart (Thesis)

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The sex offender in Oregon : fact and fallacy, Richard G. Storch and Virginia T. Peterson (Thesis)

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A proposed guidance program for Vietnamese high schools, Tran Thi Thanh-Tan (Thesis)

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Pear polyphenolase, Mary Ellen Tracy (Thesis)

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Werner Bergengruens Erzählung Das Beichtsiegel als Seelendrama, Viola Maija Udris (Thesis)

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Distribution of the sum of independent unity-truncated logarithmic series variables, Russell James Wayland (Thesis)

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The chemistry of trifluorothiolacetic acid, Patricia Diane Weeks (Thesis)

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An analysis of geographical concepts and characteristics of maps in selected textbooks, Helen Elizabeth Wittke (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 1969

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An analysis of children's drawings of policemen, Jess A. Armas and Linda L. Simonitch (Thesis)

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Some interrelationships between a community work and training program and selected indices of family functioning, Audrey K. Arnst, Laszlo Dezsofi, James R. Friesen, Gary P. Heer, Bennett Holt, Courtney L. Linkous, and Edna S. Watson (Thesis)

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An examination of disengagement among elderly people in a low income public housing facility, Linda Bennion, Marion Paradis, and Sheila Petrie (Thesis)

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Measuring trainee comprehension of casework relationship in a public welfare orientation program, Margaret Berweger, Glen R. Dugger, Dennis C. Florendo, Patricia Harmony, Jerry L. Juve, Sherien E. Plant, Richard C. Schiessl, and Oma W. Singer (Thesis)

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A comparative analysis of the untrained lip reading ability of mothers of young hard of hearing children versus mothers of young normal hearing children, Janet Andrews Boileau (Thesis)

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The complaint process in protective services for children, William L. Carey, Joann Day Delong, Barbara Lee Harris, Thomas E. Hogan, Ann Nelson, and Jeannette Ruth Staebler (Thesis)

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Acetate as a fine arts medium, Catherine Lynette Chisholm (Thesis)

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Cyclization studies involving the synthesis of 5-substituted-1-napthol, Clark Keelock Chow (Thesis)

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The city, Lee Merriwether Clark (Thesis)

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The Far East agreements of the Yalta Conference of February 4-11, 1945, and the Sino-Soviet agreements of August, 1945, Robert Harold Davidson (Thesis)

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Judging development and sexual identity in children's art, Susan Lathrop Dietsche, Helen Lieberman Fenske, Robert A. Jones, Robert D. Loy, and Robert L. Smith (Thesis)

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A general study of tests and testing with special emphasis on concepts, controversy, and teaching ideas applicable at the first grade level, Jean I. Dimick (Thesis)

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Evaluation of the role of neighborhood health coordinators in a comprehensive neighborhood health services project, Sharron Faye Easley, John Collins Flanagan, Janet Fredricksen, Linda Janice Johnson, and Beatrice Hays Young (Thesis)

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Value orientation in relation to emphasis in the process of diagnosing the family in state of crisis, Bradford Lynn Everson (Thesis)

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An exploration into aspects of broken color as exemplified in the works of the Impressionists and Neo-Impressionists and the application of these theories within painting experiences of the adolescent student, Frank Edwin Handy (Thesis)

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A comparison of the effects of fluoride and chloride ions upon the activity of yeast alcohol dehydrogenase, Ellen J. Hannan (Thesis)

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The Maroons and freedom in Jamaica, Lennon Claude Henry (Thesis)

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The view from the future; the self-fulfilling prophecy as an element in historical causation, William Welker Lenon (Thesis)

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An experimental study of the effects of personal proximity upon selected aspects of conversational content, Ronna S. Loewen (Thesis)

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The paper stencil method of silk screen printing, Niles Brian Martens (Thesis)

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A theoretical and experimental study of the hyperbolic electron mirror, Michael Stewart Mauck (Thesis)

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A quantification and analysis of verbal interaction between clinician and client in a public school setting, Norma C. McAleer (Thesis)

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Verbal accessibility and authoritarian family ideology: a study of 50 graduate social work students and their spouses, Linda Louise Metz, George Nathan Henderson, Kathleen Sue Powell, David Allen Wolfington, and Sally Wong (Thesis)

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A standardization of the "Children's Speechreading Test" on normal children, Lorna Helen Newcombe (Thesis)