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Inversion-Asymmetry Splitting of the Conduction Band in N-Type Indium Antimonide

Inversion-Asymmetry Splitting of the Conduction Band in N-Type Indium Antimonide

Date: December 1976
Creator: Bajaj, Bhushan D.
Description: None
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An Investigation into the Determinants of Performance in the Dual-Fund Industry in the United States from Inception Through 1973

An Investigation into the Determinants of Performance in the Dual-Fund Industry in the United States from Inception Through 1973

Date: December 1976
Creator: Belt, Brian
Description: None
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An Investigation of Crisis Intervention Services

An Investigation of Crisis Intervention Services

Date: December 1976
Creator: Sammons, Daniel G.
Description: The purpose of the study have been: (1) to provide an explanatory, descriptive, and analytic viewpoint of the functions and structure of crisis intervention centers (2) to provide an intensive investigation of counseling and treatment practices in crisis intervention centers and (3) to relate the experiences that the writer has encountered as a resident counselor at Help House Inc. (twenty-four hour drug and crisis intervention center in Denton, Texas) to sociological, psychological, social psychological and philosophical constructs that deal with or pertain to crisis intervention, particularly in the area of drug use. The study indicates how participatory observation serves as an aid in acquiring insight into sociological areas such as crisis intervention centers. The role of the participatory observer is most important because concepts and theories arise out of actual situations.
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An Investigation of the Predictive Validity of the Tests of General Educational Development for Two-Year College Study

An Investigation of the Predictive Validity of the Tests of General Educational Development for Two-Year College Study

Date: December 1976
Creator: Wolf, John C.
Description: None
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An Investigation of the Relationship Between Performance on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Picture Arrangement Subtest and Social Intelligence in Children

An Investigation of the Relationship Between Performance on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children Picture Arrangement Subtest and Social Intelligence in Children

Date: December 1976
Creator: Jester, Charles Franklin
Description: The Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) Picture Arrangement (PA) subtest has often been assumed to be a measure of social intelligence. The present study compared WISC PA performance and performance on a verbal conditioning task (production of plural nouns) as a measure of social intelligence. Four groups, high and low PA with reinforcement, and high and low PA without reinforcement, were compared on production of plural nouns over two consecutive four-minute periods. The four groups did not differ significantly in the production of plural nouns. The present study, using verbal conditionability as a measure of social intelligence, found no evidence to support the assumption that WISC PA performance is a measure of social intelligence in children.
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Irish Members of Parliament and the Home-Rule Bill of 1912

Irish Members of Parliament and the Home-Rule Bill of 1912

Date: December 1976
Creator: Burke, Kenneth Alton
Description: This thesis examines speeches made by Irish members of the British House of Commons concerning the Government of Ireland Bill (1912). The most significant source use was the Parliamentary Debates of the House of Commons, 1912 to 1914. The organization of the Irish political parties is outlined in Chapter One. The next two chapters deal with their view of Irish history during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The fourth chapter focuses upon the bill in committee, and the fifth chapter examines the more general debate on the bill. The conclusions of the final chapter suggest that advocates of the bill were motivated by Irish nationalism, while opponents were motivated by economic ties to Great Britain.
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Learned Helplessness and Internal-External Locus of Control in the Elderly

Learned Helplessness and Internal-External Locus of Control in the Elderly

Date: December 1976
Creator: Hamrick, Narecia D.
Description: None
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Life History Allocation of Energy to Growth and Reproduction in Gizzard Shad, Dorosoma cepedianum, in North Central Texas

Life History Allocation of Energy to Growth and Reproduction in Gizzard Shad, Dorosoma cepedianum, in North Central Texas

Date: December 1976
Creator: Fagan, Joseph A.
Description: Life history allocation of energy to growth and reproduction was determined for female gizzard shad. Absolute caloric energy allocated to eggs increased with age. The relative amount of production energy directed to reproduction increased with age up to 5 years and then decreased. Seasonal variation in lipids was studied. Quantitative changes occurred in ovarian lipids during the reproductive cycle. Carcass lipids varied seasonally. Age of sexual maturity was 3 years. Delayed maturity is attributed to high allocation of energy to growth enabling shad to outgrow intense competition and predation in pre-reproductive ages; there is little competition and predation in reproductive shad. Growth rates and condition factors indicated constant availability of food seasonally.
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"Mahala" by Chris Barnard, Translated from the Afrikaans

"Mahala" by Chris Barnard, Translated from the Afrikaans

Date: December 1976
Creator: Bond, Desmond H.
Description: Afrikaans, the world's youngest language, is not known to many outside South Africa. Mahala, a novel in that language by a major writer, has been translated as an example of South African literary resources yet to be made accessible to English readers. Chapter One (the Foreword) contains historical notes on the Afrikaans language and on Barnard's biography, including his publications and literary awards. Chapter Two is a complete translation (currently the only one) of Chris Barnard' s Mahala. Analysis of and comment on Mahala are reserved for Chapter Three (the Afterword), wherein the structure of the novel is discussed, selected characteristics of the book compared with those of recognized English writers, and commentary upon translation supplied. The Bibliography contains reviews of Mahala, backgrounds of South African literature, the history of Afrikaans, aspects of translation, and dictionaries.
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The Metamorphosis of the Arabian Ba'th Socialist Party

The Metamorphosis of the Arabian Ba'th Socialist Party

Date: December 1976
Creator: Al-Sabah, Ebtesam K.
Description: Chapter I of this study of the Arabian Ba'th Socialist Party discusses the evolution of Arab nationalism and concludes that Ba'th was a natural outcome of this evolution; two intellectuals supporting Arab nationalism were Party co-founders Michael Aflaq and Salah Bitar, Part One of Chapter II summarizes their lives to facilitate understanding of their thought and its impact on Ba'th; Part Two examines the Party's first convention (source of the Ba'th constitution), the reasons for it, and the necessity of establishing Ba'th; and Part Three outlines Ba'th ideology and organization. Chapter III analyzes Ba'th's promotion of Syrian-Egyptian union and that union's resultant adverse effect upon Party cohesiveness, The Conclusion discusses the groups into which Ba'th split after 1961 and their new interpretations of Ba'th ideology.
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The Origins and Development of Black Religious Colleges in East Texas

The Origins and Development of Black Religious Colleges in East Texas

Date: December 1976
Creator: Thompson, Lloyd K.
Description: None
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Physiological Studies of the Bdellovibrio-Host Interaction

Physiological Studies of the Bdellovibrio-Host Interaction

Date: December 1976
Creator: Dunton, Philip J.
Description: The purpose of this study was to focus attention on the physiology of the bdellovibrio-host interaction and to determine the metabolic requirements for this reaction. Since bdellovibrio is an aerobic organism, direct measurements of respiration, turbidity, and viable cell counts are reliable indications of the metabolic activity of the cells. It was determined that the metabolic requirements for the parasitic interaction are constituents from either metabolically active host cells or cells which are capable of at least some metabolic activity. The nutritional requirements of host-independent bdellovibrios suspended in buffer are not met by the presence or absence of viable or nonviable Enterobacter aegnes. Unlike the HD bdellovibrios, the HI bdellovibrios lack the ability to make economical use of their self-digesting processes.
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The Posthumous Narrative Poems of C. S. Lewis

The Posthumous Narrative Poems of C. S. Lewis

Date: December 1976
Creator: Geer, Caroline L.
Description: The purpose of this study is to introduce the three posthumous narrative poems of C. S. Lewis. Chapter One is an introduction to Lewis's life and scholarship. The second chapter is concerned with "Launcelot," in which the central theme of the story explores the effect of the Quest for the Holy Grail on King Arthur's kingdom. Chapter Three studies "The Nameless Isle," in which Celtic and Greek mythic elements strongly influence both characterization and plot. The fourth chapter is an analysis of The Queen of Drum and its triangular plot structure in which the motivating impetus of the characters is the result of dreams. Chapter Five recapitulates Lewis's perspectives of life and reviews the impact of his Christianity on the poems. The study also shows how each poem illustrates a separate aspect of the cosmic quest.
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A Program of Mexican Literature for Graduate University Students

A Program of Mexican Literature for Graduate University Students

Date: December 1976
Creator: Morgan, Linda M.
Description: None
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Project Redeployment: A Financial Innovation, a Case Study of LTV

Project Redeployment: A Financial Innovation, a Case Study of LTV

Date: December 1976
Creator: Ling, Robert Van
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine the aspects of redeployment in general terms, and then to present a case study of a specific redeployment program to analyze its effectiveness as a corporate financial tool. The first four chapters discuss the general and financial definitions of redeployment, as well as the objectives, benefits, and alternate methods of the operational asset form of redeployment. The specific redeployment program analyzed is the case study of Ling-Temco-Vought's use of the operational asset form of redeployment. The purpose of the case study was to determine if Ling-Temco--Vought achieved their stated objectives. An analysis of these objectives shows that redeployment was a success.
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R₀ Spaces, R₁ Spaces, And Hyperspaces

R₀ Spaces, R₁ Spaces, And Hyperspaces

Date: December 1976
Creator: Dorsett, Charles I.
Description: None
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The Relationship Between Maternal Parents' Musical Experience and the Musical Development of Two- and Three-Year-Old Girls

The Relationship Between Maternal Parents' Musical Experience and the Musical Development of Two- and Three-Year-Old Girls

Date: December 1976
Creator: Jenkins, Jeanette Marion Davis
Description: None
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Relationship Between Personality Characteristics of Incarcerated Juvenile Delinquents as Measured by the MMPQ and Specific Behavior Criteria

Relationship Between Personality Characteristics of Incarcerated Juvenile Delinquents as Measured by the MMPQ and Specific Behavior Criteria

Date: December 1976
Creator: McCurley, Roger W.
Description: The purpose of the present study was to determine whether or not significant correlations could be obtained between raw scores on fifty-three scales of the Mini-Mult Prison Questionnaire (MMPQ), a personality test, and nine selected behavior variables for a group of thirty-two institutionalized male delinquents. A correlation matrix using Pearson's r revealed that seven MMPQ scales correlated at the p = .05 level of significance with the behavior criteria. Thus, four of the five hypotheses formulated were supported. However, caution was emphasized in interpreting the results due to sample size, sample homogeneity, and the dissimilarity of the adolescent sample from the adult prison population on which the MMPQ was developed.
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The Role of Height and Weight in the Performance of Salesmen of Ordinary Life Insurance

The Role of Height and Weight in the Performance of Salesmen of Ordinary Life Insurance

Date: December 1976
Creator: Murrey, Joe H., Jr.
Description: None
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A Self-Control Approach to Weight Control

A Self-Control Approach to Weight Control

Date: December 1976
Creator: Gardner, Jimmy N.
Description: A strategy for facilitating post-treatment weight maintenance was examined. Subjects were matched for age, sex, and amount of weight that they desired to lose and were then assigned to one of two groups. Both groups were under contracts and had individually designed self-control programs for weight loss, but subjects in the experimental group lost weight in small steps and subjects in the control group lost weight continuously. The experimental group was predicted to have better weight maintenance after treatment because of a greater number of reinforcements for weight loss. Two-month follow-up data was obtained on the ten subjects who completed the study, and the experimental group was found to have regained significantly less than the control group after treatment ended. The implications of these results for obesity research are discussed.
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Serological Relationships of Azotobacter Species

Serological Relationships of Azotobacter Species

Date: December 1976
Creator: Chang, Chyan-chuu
Description: In order to clarify the taxonomic problems which exist among the group azotobacter by serological method, 24 cultures of Azotobacter including 9 species were tested as antigens in Ouchterlony plates against 3 different antisera obtained from rabbits immunized with A. chroococcum ACl6, A. macrocytogenes St.M. and A. vinelandii 12837, respectively. The results showed more cross reactivity in intraspecies reactions than in interspecies ones and indicated the presence of a common immunogenic determinant. This work presents the results which suggest the effecient classification of Azotobacter by Ouchterlony comparisons of corresponding antigens in different species.
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T-Sets of Normed Linear Spaces

T-Sets of Normed Linear Spaces

Date: December 1976
Creator: McCormick, Robert E.
Description: None
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A Study of Executive Professional Leadership of Principals within the Elementary Schools of Texas

A Study of Executive Professional Leadership of Principals within the Elementary Schools of Texas

Date: December 1976
Creator: DeHart, James Blake
Description: None
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A Study of George Canning's Sustained Campaign for the Recognition of Latin America from 1822-1826

A Study of George Canning's Sustained Campaign for the Recognition of Latin America from 1822-1826

Date: December 1976
Creator: Prior, John B.
Description: This thesis analyzes George Canning's persuasive campaign to gain British recognition of Latin America. The modification of an exigence capable of change through persuasion was emphasized, and the audiences which had the power to bring about the change were identified. The campaign was broken into seven discernible, but dependent, stages which were examined to test the progress of the campaign. Canning was the prime mover of the campaign, and through a series of petitions, speeches, and press releases plus other strategic maneuvers, gained the necessary public and political support to successfully achieve his goal.
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