This Is AuburnElectronic Theses and Dissertations

Browsing Auburn Theses and Dissertations by Title

Now showing items 8891-8910 of 8931

'Women in a Changing World': The International Council of Women, Global Power, and the Boundaries of Sisterhood, 1888-1966 

Skelton, Victoria (2021-08-04)  ETD File Embargoed
This dissertation explores the first seventy-eight years of the International Council of Women (ICW) – the first multipurpose international women’s organization – through the lens of global structures of power, specifically ...

Women with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Experiences with Dating and Romantic Relationships 

Stokes, Lindsay (2023-07-19)  ETD File Embargoed
The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of women with inflammatory bowel disease and their experiences in dating and romantic relationships. Through in-depth, semi-structured interviews, the researcher ...

Women's Gender Role Attitudes, Career Salience, and Paid Work Family Conflict 

Hatchman, Bartie (2009-12-18)
The purpose of the present study was to explore the relationship between work-family conflict (WFC), career salience, and gender role attitudes in a sample (n=147) of women staff and faculty at universities and colleges. ...

Women's Property Rights and Outreach of Microfinance Institutions Targeting Women 

Bailey, Rachel (2016-12-12)
The right to legally own and control property is vital to the ability of an individual to receive credit. Women in developing countries often lack property rights and are therefore at a disadvantage when applying for loans. ...

Women, the Family, and the "Search for Stability" in Thermidorian France 

King, Kaitlen (2020-07-21)  ETD File Embargoed
The Revolutionary Tribunal trials of Jean-Baptiste Carrier and Antoine-Quentin Fouquier-Tinville played a central role in the Thermidorian government’s “search for stability”. In these trials, the Thermidorians sought to ...

Wood Composites Production with Epoxy Resin Substituted Liquefied Lignocellulosic Biomass, and Polymeric Diphenylmethane Diisocyanate Substituted Defatted Soy Flour as Wood Adhesives 

Asafu-Adjaye, Osei (2020-08-17)
Wood composites such as oriented strand board (OSB), particleboard and medium density fiberboard (MDF) have contributed significantly towards efficient wood utilization Wood composites are engineered wood products from ...

A Woodland Landscape: A Woodland Experience 

Howle, Nathan (2011-11-30)
This project follows the design process of a woodland landscape in Columbus, Georgia. Woodlands provide ecological and aesthetic values to urban environments, which makes them necessary for a healthy city. The center point ...

Woody Biomass Production in the Southeastern United States 

Chasuk, Luke (2022-01-10)
There is an increasing emphasis throughout the United States on renewable sources of energy. The shifting energy economy can create opportunities for loggers to play an important role in the renewable energy market. Loggers ...

A Word is Worth a Thousand Sentiments: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of the Use of Language as a Coping Mechanism in the Bilingual Works of Rosario Ferré, Luz María Umpierre-Herrera, and Judith Ortiz Cofer 

Daves, Jessica (2013-04-08)
While much of the study of language as a coping mechanism has focused on private discourse, language can serve the same role when it is used in published creative writing intended for a public audience. This use of language ...

Work life balance and psychological well-being in men and women 

Wilkinson, Morgan (2013-04-29)
The purpose of the present study was to understand the relationship between work-life balance and psychological well-being. There was a significant correlation between balance and global well-being. There were also a ...

Work Values and Technology Skills of Students Enrolled in a Career and Technical Education Course at a Community College 

Springer, Chadwick (2016-03-31)
This study was designed to investigate: (a) the work values; (b) the technology skills concerning software, hardware, and technology tools; (c) the perceived competency level to complete basic computer tasks; and (d) the ...

Work-Life Boundary Management: Measurement, Validation, and Longitudinal Mediation 

O'Neill, Sadie (2018-04-16)
Employees constantly transition from work to home roles, crossing boundaries between these roles. Drawing on boundary and border theory, work-life boundary management (WLBM) consists of behaviors that help create and ...

“Workers United Will Never Be Defeated:” The Communicative Constitution of BAmazon on Twitter 

Luz, Hannah P. (2023-04-27)  ETD File Embargoed
A unionizing effort that has gained attention in recent years is that of Amazon warehouse workers organizing in Bessemer, AL, known as BAmazon. Using a qualitative content analysis of 100 tweets, this study investigates ...

Working in Person During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Job Demands and Resources of Reopening the Economy 

Hickey, Hayden (2021-06-14)
This study investigated the effects of working in person during the COVID-19 pandemic on perceived job demands and resources for employees. The job demands-resources (JD-R) model of employee stress indicates that workplace ...

Working with Students with Special Needs: Knowledge and Practices of Southeastern Music Educators 

Roper, Erin (2015-07-29)
The purpose of this study was to examine the knowledge and inclusion practices of music educators in the Southeastern United States, specifically in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and ...

Workplace Humor and Job Embeddedness: A Cross-National Study between Chinese and U.S. Hospitality Employees 

Chen, Han (2017-07-25)
The hospitality industry has a higher turnover rate when compared to other sectors of the economy. Job embeddedness (JE) was found to be an effective solution of voluntary turnover. The current study aimed to investigate ...

Workplace-Readiness Skills Necessary for Student Success in the Workforce as Perceived by Alabama Secondary Cooperative Education Teacher-Coordinators 

Hale, Alex (2015-07-29)
This study was designed to determine (a) the extent to which Alabama Secondary Cooperative Education Teacher-Coordinators perceive specific workplace-readiness skills are important for student success in the workplace; (b) ...

The World Trade Center Site: Who Won? Fisher's Narrative Paradigm and Conflicting Narratives in the Analysis of the World Trade Center Site Controversy 

Cann, Nicole (2006-08-15)
The controversy over the World Trade Center site was examined. Using Foss’ comprehensive examination of the narrative and Fisher’s narrative paradigm fifty-six articles from The New York Times were examined for the narrative ...

Wrist Extension Counter-moment Force Effects on Muscle Activity of the ECR With Gripping: Implications for Lateral Epicondylagia 

Campbell, Brian (2006-12-15)
Studies have suggested that the muscle most commonly associated with lateral epicondylalgia (tennis elbow) is the extensor carpi radialis (ECR). Gripping elicits pain in persons symptomatic with this condition. The common ...

Writing as a coping mediator between psychological and physical health 

Daniels, Jennifer (2008-12-15)
Individuals who have survived a traumatic event demonstrate vast and numerous resulting psychological and physiological symptoms. After a trauma, the individual utilizes some type of coping technique to deal with the ...