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Village Characteristics and Health of Rural Chinese Older Adults: Examining the CHARLS Pilot Study of a Rich and Poor Province

Description: Article on the village characteristics and health of rural Chinese older adults and an examination of the CHARLS pilot study of a rich and poor province.
Date: December 2013
Creator: Yeatts, Dale E., 1952-; Pei, Xiaomei; Cready, Cynthia M.; Shen, Yuying; Luo, Hao & Tan, Junxin
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service
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Housing and the Aging Population: Options for the New Century

Description: Compilation of essays that address the topic of aging from a wide variety of perspectives and provide a basis for the discussion of housing issues concerning the elderly in the coming century. Indexes start on page 423 (authors) and 431 (subjects).
Date: 1994
Creator: Folts, W. Edward (William Edward) & Yeatts, Dale E., 1952-
Partner: UNT College of Public Affairs and Community Service
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Sustenance Organization and the Repopulation of Nonadjacent Nonmetropolitan Counties in the State of Texas, 1970-1980

Description: From 1970 to 1980 nonadjacent counties in Texas experienced an increase in net migration of 9.4 percent, significantly different from the 11.8 percent decrease experienced the previous decade. This study utilized the ecological perspective to study this redistribution pattern in Texas' nonadjacent counties between 1970 and 1980. Sustenance organization, defined as sustenance differentiation (the functional organization of sustenance activities and the dispersion of workers across these function… more
Date: May 1984
Creator: Nissen, Timothy E. (Timothy Edward)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Woman Suffrage and the States: A Resource Mobilization Analysis

Description: This dissertation fills a conspicuous gap in the literature on the U.S. woman suffrage movement by developing and testing a model of state woman suffrage success. This model is based on a version of the resource mobilization perspective on social movements which emphasizes the importance of social movement organizations (such as the National American Woman Suffrage Association) as resource-gathering agencies which can exploit the structure of organized politics by mobilizing their own resources… more
Date: May 1984
Creator: Lance, Keith Curry
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Health Care Utilization Nonuse and High Use of Physician Services Among Older Women, 1969-1979

Description: This research sought to identify the determinants of nonuse and high use of physician services and assess whether or not patterns of nonuse and high use changed over time. The population of interest was a group of elderly unmarried women who participated in the Longitudinal Retirement History Survey from 1969 to 1979. Andersen and Newman's (2) health care services utilization model served as the conceptual framework for this research. Of specific interest was the relationship between age strata… more
Date: August 1983
Creator: McIntosh, Mary E. (Mary Ellen)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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An Evaluative Analysis of the Contribution of Key Sociological Theorists to the Development of a Sociology of Emotion

Description: The problem of the investigation was to ascertain the contributions of various sociological theorists to a sociology of emotions. Emphasis was to be placed on the symbolic interactionist school. The method employed was that of a literature review, with an evaluative analysis of each of a number of writers as each contributed to a sociology of emotions. The study had the purpose of remedying the long-standing neglect of emotions by sociologists. This purpose was accomplished by indicating the di… more
Date: May 1983
Creator: Thorp, Millard F. (Millard Franklin)
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Metaphoric Analysis of a Shipyard Union Dispute: Theory and Method in the Cultural Analysis of Collective Action

Description: This book chapter discusses the metaphoric analysis of a shipyard union dispute and the theory and method in the cultural analysis of collective action. Rather than treating grievances and political opportunities, given, and exogenous to organized movement groups, cultural analysts of social movements have recently focused on cognitive and linguistic processes by which factors relevant to collective behavior are themselves interpreted collectively.
Date: February 2009
Creator: Ignatow, Gabriel
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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