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SURVIVAL AND DREAMS: LIVES OF LGBTQ HOMELESS YOUTH IN LOS ANGELES
In Los Angeles County, the majority of the homeless youth population self-identifies as LGBTQ. This research attempts to uncover some primary survival strategies for this population via personal narrative. In order to ...
One Goal, Different Paths: Cultural Models, HIV/AIDS, and Minority Health Outcomes in Urban America
HIV, since its emergence in the 1980s, has affected millions of people across the globe. Although the U.S. has seen three decades of research that has increased our knowledge of the virus, created medications to suppress ...
Overweight and Obesity among Women in rural Dominica: Models of body fat, attitudes, and social networks
Globally, overweight and obesity represent major threats to public health as they put individuals at risk for the development of non-communicable diseases such as diabetes milletus and hypertension. Shifting lifestyles and ...
Bryce Canyon Country: A Contested Cultural Landscape
This dissertation demonstrates a cultural landscape approach to understanding cultural competition at Bryce Canyon Country. As Indians, Mormons, Federal Land Agencies, and New Pioneers compete for social and physical domain, ...
Fishers of Men: Center-Men and Fish Aggregating Device Technology in Dominica
Fishers in Desa Ikan, Dominica adopted fish aggregating device technology (FADs) in around 1998. FADs attract large migratory pelagics to known locations and have dramatically increased the catch rate of fishers in the ...