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    • Work stress, alcohol, and the young worker : modeling direct and interaction effects 

      Knudsen, Hannah K. (uga, 2003-05)
      While the risky drinking practices of college students have been well documented, less attention has focused on their peers who are employed in the full-time labor force. Young workers between the ages of 18 and 24 are ...
    • Work, text, and context: steps towards discovering the genre of Middle English prose romances 

      Pfile, Angela Elizabeth (uga, 2005-08)
      Generic classification has historically been based on a biological taxonomic metaphor in which genre equals genus. A result of using this metaphor has been an assumption that any given literary work cannot belong to more ...
    • Worker education's responses to globalization: international experts speak 

      Salt, Benjamin Peter Brodigan (uga, 1999-08)
      The purpose of this study is to investigate worker education programs' responses to globalization. The research questions underpinning this study were: 1) how are worker education programs addressing globalization, and 2) ...
    • Working beyond cultural hierarchies 

      Franchi, Jaimie Lauren (uga, 2003-08)
      As an anthropologist and writer of fiction, Zora Neale Hurston worked frequently with folklore; many of the projects on which she worked involved the collection and analysis of folktales and other folk art. Due to her ...
    • Working for a greater purpose 

      Ray, Nichole Michele (uga, 2007-05)
      The purpose of this study was to explore the career development of successful Black women faculty employed at a historically White research university. The research questions for this study are as follows: 1.) What is ...
    • Working for free: 

      McLane, William Livingston (uga, 2017-12)
      People spend large amounts of time in virtual environments doing work for free that is unrelated to a real world paid job. Why are people motivated to do unpaid virtual work when there are typically no tangible outcomes ...
    • Working readers 

      Rollins, Mark Jameson (uga, 2004-05)
      Examining a less familiar way that ideology affects narrative practice as the British novel moves from a realist to a modernist aesthetic, this study describes how Thomas Hardy's reading of work informs the way he structures ...
    • Working the waters 

      Kohl, Ellen Anna (uga, 2009-05)
      Throughout Georgia’s 100-year drought, politicians had to balanced decreased water supply, due to lack of rain, with increased demand, due to dramatic population growth, to meet the water needs of their communities. In ...
    • Working to close the research-implementation gap 

      Hardy, Robert Dean (uga, 2009-08)
      Private land conservation is becoming increasingly important as economic incentives expand and evidence of ecological significance of private land accumulates. Ensuring the transfer of ecological knowledge derived from ...
    • Working women and alcohol : is there evidence for a stress-induced model of alcohol use? : the roles of perceptions of control and depression 

      Tinney, Shannon Michele (uga, 2003-08)
      This study extends the sociology of stress paradigm in examining women’s alcohol consumption in exploring how depressive symptomatology mediates the relationship between full-time employed women’s perceptions of control ...
    • Workplace practices and employee engagement 

      Sleight, Robert Edward (uga, 2013-05)
      Employee engagement is an important issue for organizations. When employees are engaged, they can be more efficient and effective at their jobs, and this, in turn, creates the potential for beneficial social context and ...
    • Worlds of welfare discourse 

      Kolemen, Bedriye Aysuda (uga, 2010-05)
      This dissertation focuses on the everyday discourses on the welfare state in Germany, Sweden and the USA to explore the link between welfare regimes and national political cultures. It utilizes focus group discussions and ...
    • Wounded warriors 

      Anderson, Crystal Raequel (uga, 2009-12)
      This study examined predictors of treatment outcome for combat veterans in a group-based exposure therapy. The study compared Black and White injured combat veterans with PTSD and non-injured combat veterans with PTSD. A ...
    • Wrestling with violence : desensitization to violence through viewing professional wrestling 

      Williams, Kevin Donald (uga, 2002-05)
      Several violent attacks have taken place recently where the defendant attacked the victim using wrestling-style maneuvers. This experiment tests if watching professional wrestling desensitizes college-aged subjects to acts ...
    • Writ of passage 

      Patterson, Joshua Ryan (uga, 2015-05)
      Utilizing certain ritual theorists and their terminology, this research constructs a framework with which to analyze the religious or ritual nature apparent in the consumption of fiction literature. Fiction literature has ...
    • Writing 2.0 

      Johnson, Melinda Louise (uga, 2014-08)
      In this study, the author examines how teachers at a public middle school and high school in the Southeastern United States learn to incorporate digital tools and writing process pedagogy through a year-long professional ...
    • Writing and the secondary mathematics teacher 

      O'Kelley, Sharon Kay (uga, 2010-12)
      Although much research has focused on the use of writing in K–12 mathematics classes, little has been done on teachers’ experiences with writing in mathematics and how those experiences shape their attitudes about incorporating ...
    • Writing his India 

      Dials, Nicholas Patrick (uga, 2010-08)
      The aim of this thesis is to trace the philosophical roots of Octavio Paz’s poetry written during his tenure in India between 1962-1968. The following chapters examine the role of Hindu and Western philosophical thought ...
    • Writing Taiwan : a study of Taiwan's nativist literature 

      Lee, Yu-lin (uga, 2003-05)
      Taiwan’s nativist literature, known as Taiwan hsiang-t’u literature, originated in the Japanese occupation when Taiwanese native authors strived to establish a “national” literature distinct from Japanese and Chinese ...
    • Www.harmful to minors.com : an analysis of Congress' attempts to regulate pornography on the Internet 

      Gallagher, James Brendan (uga, 2003-05)
      This study examines the constitutionality of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, the Child Online Protection Act, and the Children's Internet Protection Act in terms of the evidence used to justify the acts, the scope ...