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Gender, nation, and transnationalism
This investigation explores how nations are portrayed within the limitations of an international community. Faced with an ever-shrinking world, media in the United States address international political problems through ...
The role of gender, motivation, and social status in predicting perceived romantic relationship interest in pre-adolescence
The purpose of this study was to investigate the behavioral and social characteristics of individuals in pre-adolescence who have begun to show interest in romantic relationships with the opposite gender. Four-hundred and ...
Teachers’ perceptions of single sex science classes in an urban public high school
Single sex education has been a popular topic in the media and has been met with significant interest, questions, and criticism. In 2002, the No Child Left Behind Act introduced lenience for public schools to experiment ...
Academic achievement of economically disadvantaged African American students in secondary career-technical education
Clarke County, Georgia, has a higher average number of students who do not complete high school than for the state of Georgia as a whole. Only 70.1% of the 834 eligible students in Clarke County earned a high school diploma ...
Motivational needs of secondary business and computer science students
This study examined the motivational needs of Business and Computer Science secondary students. The survey instrument used was created by Turner (1996). The questionnaire measured motivational needs (e.g., need for ...
“An evil day in Georgia”
This dissertation follows a homicide case committed in Georgia in 1927 from the crime to the executions of those convicted of the crime almost a year later. Along the way, the narrative highlights a number of issues impacting ...