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Theses/Dissertations from 1972

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Testing of a Design for Client Evaluation of a Conciliation Service, James A. Dudley, James C. Euler, Peter Njoroge, and Richard Streissguth (Thesis)

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Minority without a champion: the Kanaka contribution to the western United States, 1750-1900, Janice K. Duncan (Thesis)

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Nigerian nationalism: a case study in southern Nigeria, 1885-1939, Bassey Edet Ekong (Thesis)

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Moment-curvature-thrust relationships in hybrid members, Douglas Wrenn Fiala (Thesis)

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Villa St. Rose Group Home Study, William H. Finkle, Robert M. Hooper, Barry A. Friedman, Donna L. Jacobs, and Julia C. Peterson (Thesis)

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A review of "longitudinal study" in developmental psychology, Emily H. Finley (Thesis)

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Complex Systems and the Price-Resource Directive Coordination Procedure, Chamberlain Lambros Foes (Dissertation)

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Illusion und Verfremdung: Begriff, Form und Wirkung; Bezogen auf Bertolt Brecht: "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan,", Robert E. Folk (Thesis)

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An Attitudinal Survey of Forty-Four Juvenile Court Counselors Regarding Due Process Standards in Juvenile Cases, Jerry Robert Franklin (Thesis)

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Selection of practice models for social work, Linda Fritz (Thesis)

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Factors affecting the population of raptorial birds on Sauvie Island, Oregon, Jeffry Gottfried (Thesis)

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A study of the characteristics of runaways and their families in two social agencies, Susan G. Greer, Sarah J. Hertlein, and Stephen C. Regner (Thesis)

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A case study of the Northwest District Association and Portland City planning staff, Jill Sally Haldeman and Kathryn Cynara Heisler (Thesis)

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Reminiscence, Disengagement, and Morale in Old Age, Barbara Brown Hardy (Thesis)

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Die Figur der Rebellen im Frühwerk Schillers: Die Räuber, Kabale und Liebe, Don Carlos, Edward E. Heyen (Thesis)

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An Investigation of Temporary Threshold Shift Among Helmeted Motorcycle Riders, Alamander Hicks (Thesis)

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Psycho-social Aspects of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia in Children, Sally Myers Hingley and Judith Ann McKay (Thesis)

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Studies of bistable fluid devices for particle flow control, Gerald H. Hogland (Thesis)

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Children Without Futures: a Feasibility Study Comparing Characteristics of Families Who Have Children Placed in Long and Short-term Foster Care, Kaye Hutchins, Rose Mary McCarthy, Jim C. O'Neal, David Radke, and Richard Rankin (Thesis)

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Das Motiv der Einschränkung in einigen Romanen Max Frischs, Leen J. Inghels (Thesis)

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Application of Numerical Analysis to Root Locus Design of Feedback Control Systems, Steve William Justice (Thesis)

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Catechol Effected Dissolution of Silicate Minerals, James Maurice Kelley (Thesis)

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Acrylic Polymer Transparencies, Inez Allen Kendrick (Thesis)

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The geology of the southeast quarter of the Bone Mountain quadrangle, Oregon, Richard Cortland Kent (Thesis)

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An investigation of between-ear tympanometry measures in normal-hearing young adults, Barry Lynn Kimmel (Thesis)

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Behavioral characteristics associated with accidental poisoning in childhood, Nancy Koroloff and Emily Tufts (Thesis)

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A taxonomic study of the marine algae of Netarts Bay, Oregon, Charles Jerome Kunert (Thesis)

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A functional interpretation of pottery from Batan Island, Philippines, Joanne M. Laetsch (Thesis)

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The effect of glucose on the food intake of goldthioglucose injected mice., Janet Lahti (Thesis)

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The pregnancy counseling group; an analysis of a sample of women served by Planned Parenthood Association, Portland, Oregon, Marcia Jean Lapham (Thesis)

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W. S. U'Ren and the Fight for Government Reform and the Single Tax: 1908-1912, David Elvin Lindstrom (Thesis)

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Diagnostic congruence: a study on presentation of clinical information to parents and recall, Miriam Rae Maier (Thesis)

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Report on faculty and student evaluation of instructors in direct service teaching at Portland State University Graduate School of Social Work, Janet Mansfield and James McDevitt (Thesis)

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On the mechanism of the Diels-Alder reaction--dimerization of trans-phenylbutadiene, Michael Ward McNicholas (Thesis)

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Development of guidelines for using office simulation to teach office practice in the Vietnamese public high schools, Luu Thi Minh Chau (Thesis)

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Guidelines for Agency Based Day Care Programs for Children Ages 0-3 years, Elizabeth H. Minifie (Thesis)

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Degree of Depression in Women Preceding Abortion at the University of Oregon Medical School, William M. Nathe and Ike R. Lacefield (Thesis)

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Comparison of Amounts of Verbal Response Elicited by a Speech Pathologist and a Mother in the Clinic, Sherry Lee Nelson (Thesis)

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The effects of training at two specified intensities upon heart rate response to submaximal exercise, Gordon LeVerne Noraine (Thesis)

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Repression of β-galactosidase synthesis in Escherichia coli by salicylates, Joan Carlyn Olson (Thesis)

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The life cycle of Lissorchis heterorchis, Macy and Krygier (1969), Brendan P. H. Onyejekwe (Thesis)

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The Nixon "shocks": implications for Japan's foreign policy in the 1970's, Richard Douglas Partch (Thesis)

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The use of junior historical fiction in the classroom, Darlene Pelinka (Thesis)

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SADDAS; a self-contained analog to digital data acquisition system., Walter Anton Petersen (Thesis)

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The Role of Social Work in Genetics Counseling, Diane Margaret Plumridge (Thesis)

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Reaction of aqueous catechol solutions with minerals, Boonthong Poocharoen (Thesis)

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The Portland State University Educational Center: a study of a new approach to off-campus education, Harvey L. Rice (Thesis)

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Auditory and Visual Sensory Stores: a Recognition Task, James Barr Richardson (Thesis)

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Proposals for the Establishment of Social Service Departments at St. John's Hospital and Cowlitz General Hospital, Longview, Washington, Beryl P. Robison (Thesis)

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The Behavior of Coalitions as Interorganizational Structures: an Exploratory Study Using a Grounded Theory Approach, Elaine Marie Rothrock (Thesis)

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Polychlorinated biphenyls: uptake by Daphnia and residues in crayfish from the Willamette River, John J. Salmon (Thesis)

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The policy of containment and the Middle East, 1946-1958, Ahed George Samaan (Thesis)

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Leben heisst Töten; die Kriegsdeutung Ernst Jüngers dargestellt an In Stahlgewittern und Der Kampf als inneres Erlebnis, Sabine Schroeder-Sherwin (Thesis)

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Preschool Predication of First Grade Social and Emotional Adjustment, Benjamin Sherrill (Thesis)

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Parental assessment of family life education content: analysis of one elementary school, William Richard Siefke (Thesis)

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Euryhelmis cotti N. Sp. (Trematoda: Heterophyidae) with observations on its life cycle, Michael Joseph Simon (Thesis)

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An Exploratory Analysis of Developmental Sequences in Interorganizational Coalitions Involved in Community Planning, Clifford Albert Snyder (Thesis)

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Mutual exclusion between Salmonberry and Douglas-fir in the Coast Range of Oregon, Kenneth Ray Still (Thesis)

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Interpolated Activity Effects in Distributed Practice, Ramond King Stout (Thesis)

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Die Intrigantin in ausgewählten frühen Werken Gerhart Hauptmanns, Sidney Thomas Stuller (Thesis)

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An Alienation Measurement and Observed Behavior: A Study of Forty-Two Male Seniors in a Technical High School, Jack Leo Terzenbach (Thesis)

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A Study of the Legal Aid Family Law Center and its Clients, by Cynthia Ann Thomas [and] Susan Marie Vail, Cynthia Ann Thomas and Susan Marie Vail (Thesis)

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Continuity of a Traditional Social Pattern: the "Man-Patron" Relationship in Contemporary Northeast Brazil, Patricia Ellen Thorpe (Thesis)

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Coping Patterns of Those Denied Public Assistance -1970, Robert A. Turcotte and Anita L. Wahl (Thesis)

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Effects of Certain Linguistic Parameters Upon the Responses of Preschool Subjects to Specific Dichotic Listening Tasks, Peggy J. Weber (Thesis)

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Social Desirability and the Interpersonal Check List, Deborah Jean Wheeler (Thesis)

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The Monopoly study of authority, Micheale Hall Williams (Thesis)

Theses/Dissertations from 1971

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Continuance vs. Discontinuance in Family Counseling, Katherine Anderson, Alice Dudley, and Mayetta Rocks (Thesis)

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An exploratory study of children's mental health needs in the PACT target area of southeast Portland, Richard L. Bossardt and Clifford G. Larsen (Thesis)

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Predictors of placement from a juvenile detention facility, Diane C. Brock, Anneva E. Lenz, Ann C. Houston, Richard R. Munn, and David F. Parks (Thesis)

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François Pierre Guillaume Guizot: an intellectual approach, Elbert Hardy Cave (Thesis)

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Residential child care manpower and training needs, Song K. Cho (Thesis)

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The effect of antibiotics on thermophilic blue-green algae, Erleen Blanche Christenson (Thesis)

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A series of paintings which investigate and present volume experience as an aspect of spatial tension with hue variations as a prime agent, Carl B. Clapp (Thesis)

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Teaching social studies from a global viewpoint, Janet Hays Clemmer (Thesis)

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How women are made: a look at the issues of the women's liberation movement, Lenore Jan Coffey (Thesis)

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Post-divorce visitation of minor children; development of a questionnaire, Viola Cotter, Lorraine Goldenberg, and Terry McGill (Thesis)

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Life styles of methadone treatment patients: agreement of self report and informant report, Richard Cox and Gary West (Thesis)

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Effects of insulin, sodium and D-glucose on amino acid absorption in the intestine of rats, Andre-Gerard Craan (Thesis)

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Lactic dehydrogenase isozyme isolation by disc electrophoresis in eight species of fringillid birds, Michael Edwin Darling (Thesis)

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The effects of sociological theories of poverty on job training programs, Michael Richard DeShane (Thesis)

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Age, Emotional Maturity and the Decision to Marry, Patricia Ann Duclos, David F. Thomas, and Joanne Zusman (Thesis)

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Foreign policy decisions which led to United States military occupation of the Dominican Republic, Bert Lewis Junior Farrar (Thesis)

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A study of families with stress related to the care of children with myelomeningocele, Janet L. Ferguson and Russel Tweed (Thesis)

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The environmental crisis; the effects of ecology courses on high school students, Carol C. Fletcher (Thesis)

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Title I Evaluation System, Maple Lane High School, Terrence A. Green (Thesis)

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An interactional approach to weight reduction, Carole T. Gygi (Thesis)

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A demographic study of transracial adoptive parents, Patricia Lee Hall (Thesis)

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The effectiveness of environmental control in modifying problem behaviors in mother-child interaction, Thomas Whalen Hamilton (Thesis)

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Behavioral Changes Due to Overpopulation in Mice, James Robert Hammock (Thesis)

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Patrick J. Hurley and China, 1944-1945, Robert T. Handy (Thesis)

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The rhetoric of Sir Thomas More and Dietrich Bonhoeffer in original work and dramatic portrayal, Robert C. Harvey (Thesis)

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Teaching Sculpture in High Schools, Richard Henry Helzer (Thesis)

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Variations in a color-line aftereffect due to color adaptation during inspection of the inducing stimuli, Joyce Hirsch (Thesis)

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Hipólito Irigoyen's second administration: A study in administrative collapse, Herman John Hobi (Thesis)

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Schedule interactions and stimulus control, Andrew Louis Homer (Thesis)

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Computer Solution to Inverse Problems of Elliptic Form: V²U(x,y) = g(a,U,x,y), Frederick Alvin Jeter (Thesis)

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An Attempt to Find Predictor Variables Which Will Discriminate Between Those Patients Who Seek Aftercare Treatment and Those Who Do Not Seek Aftercare Treatment Upon Discharge From a Psychiatric Ward, Nena V. Johnstone, William D. Lynch, Philip M. Baldwin, and John C. Kemp (Thesis)

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A postulated alternative to current Oregon marital statute (ORS 106.71): a frankly revisionist analysis of the concrete situation, Ken Jones, Ray Kendall, Jan Nolley, and Jill Weeden (Thesis)

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Interorganizational Coalitional Decision-making: an Exploratory Investigation, Dennis Brian Keenan (Thesis)