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Challenges Documenting Early Era Regional Leaders, Danelle L. Moon Nov 2005

Challenges Documenting Early Era Regional Leaders, Danelle L. Moon

Faculty and Staff Publications

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"Brown Flight": Secondary Movement Among Mexican Immigrants, Carlos Garcia Aug 2005

"Brown Flight": Secondary Movement Among Mexican Immigrants, Carlos Garcia

Faculty Publications, Sociology

The past ten years have seen the continued growth of the Mexican origin population in the United States. This growth has been accompanied by the movement of immigrants away from their traditional settlement locations in the Southwest. Using data collected in a small community in Northeastern Oklahoma I explore factors that motivate the movement of Mexican immigrants to nontraditional locations. I find these movements are motivated by a search for a higher quality of life. In effect this movement represents a form of "Brown flight" away from urban centers to rural locations. In areas such as these, respondents find many ...


Beginnings Of U.S. Pragmatism, Sociology, And Empire: Dewey, Mead, And The Philippine Problem, 1900-1930s, Peter Chua Aug 2005

Beginnings Of U.S. Pragmatism, Sociology, And Empire: Dewey, Mead, And The Philippine Problem, 1900-1930s, Peter Chua

Faculty Publications, Sociology

This paper examines how the social psychology of U.S. pragmatists John Dewey and George Herbert Mead shapes how early U.S. sociology position itself on questions of U.S. empire and geo-political dominance. It focuses also on how pragmatist thought influences how 1920s Chicago sociologists Robert Park and Emory Bogardus produced symbolic interactionist theories and studies on U.S. race and international relations.This paper makes several interventions in the history of U.S. sociological theory. It re-examines the history of U.S. sociology and the philosophy of pragmatism through the lens of empire, rather than simply a myopic ...


What’S So Special About Women’S History; Next Steps Facing Historians And Archivist Documenting Regional Women’S History, Danelle L. Moon Aug 2005

What’S So Special About Women’S History; Next Steps Facing Historians And Archivist Documenting Regional Women’S History, Danelle L. Moon

Faculty and Staff Publications

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Noticias De Naccs, Vol. 32, No. 1-2, Spring/Summer 2005, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies Apr 2005

Noticias De Naccs, Vol. 32, No. 1-2, Spring/Summer 2005, National Association For Chicana And Chicano Studies

Noticias de NACCS Newsletter

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Reviewed Work: The Parable Of The Plums By Brian Fleming, Raymond Keane, Bisi Adigun, Matthew Spangler Mar 2005

Reviewed Work: The Parable Of The Plums By Brian Fleming, Raymond Keane, Bisi Adigun, Matthew Spangler

Faculty Publications

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Overcoming Speech And Library Anxiety, Rozanne Leppington, Rebecca Feind Jan 2005

Overcoming Speech And Library Anxiety, Rozanne Leppington, Rebecca Feind

Faculty and Staff Publications

Students at higher education institutions need to learn how to use the library and to give public speaking presentations, and most will experience Speech and or Library Anxiety. We review Library and Speech Anxiety, and a collaboration between librarians and faculty that produced a freshman course Library Demonstration Assignment. We describe its generation, implementation, and refinement and its effectiveness in preparing students to use the library and to practice public speaking with confidence.