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Ordinary lives : extraordinary narratives, the transformation of character and theme in the fiction of Carol Shields
The primary objective o f this thesis is to examine the ways in which the ordinary lives that Carol Shields describes in her fiction are transformed into extraordinary narratives. I will use three of Shields’ novels as ...
Sport in high school : the relationship of athletic participation, gender differences, and academic stream to self-esteem, academic achievement, and educational aspiration
The purpose of this study was to examine the interaction effects of athletic participation, gender, and academic stream with self-esteem, academic achievement, and educational aspiration. The sample (n=341) was drawn ...
Battered and nonbattered women's preferences for and expectations about liberal feminist, radical feminist, and cognitive therapy
Prior research has suggested that feminist therapy is an effective form of counseling for battered women (BW). To date however, virtually no studies have considered the importance of the client's expectations of, or ...
Life on the edge : the role of habitat selection on vole density near forest boundaries
Theories of density-dependent habitat selection predict pronounced gradients of population density near habitat edges. Population density in high-quality habitats should decline toward edges with lower-quality habitats, ...
Pulse fishing of a walleye population : response, recovery and management implications
The response of the Henderson Lake boreal fish community to a large scale exploitation of walleye was studied. The pulse fishery removed approximately 89 percent (3226) of adult walleye (1980-82) from Henderson lake ...