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Why Academic STEM Mothers Feel They Have to Work Harder than Others on the Job
(Open University, 2013)
Scholars have documented that the masculine work cultures characteristic of academic science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines create an unwelcome climate for women. One way academic STEM cultures ...
The Impacts of Marriage on Perceived Academic Career Success: Differences by Gender and Discipline
(Open University, 2015)
This study examines perceptions of how marriage impacts two aspects of academics career success in STEM and non-STEM fields: professional productivity and professional mobility. We pose three research questions. (1) How ...
Checking the Pulse of Diversity among Health Care Professionals:An Analysis of West Coast Hospitals
(Sage Publications, 2011)
What factors are associated with variation in the racial/ethnic composition of hospital health care professionals? Institutional theories suggest that organizations react to external environmental and internal structural ...
Book Review: Opportunity Denied: Limiting Black Women to Devalued Work
(Sage Publications, 2014)
Book Review of: Opportunity Denied: Limiting Black Women to Devalued Work / by Enobong Hannah Branch .
GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOODS, PERSONAL VALUES, PERCEPTIONS OF MORALITY, AND THE EFFECTS OF SELF-CONFRONTATION ON THE STABILITY OF PERSONAL VALUES
The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of moral perceptions in activating personal values. This study attempted to address three questions: (a) Does perceiving a moral component to biotechnology activate ...
ASK AND YOU SHALL (NOT) RECEIVE: A STUDY OF SOCIAL NETWORK CONTACTS AND EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE
A growing body of literature identifies social network contacts as playing an integral part in linking job seekers with jobs. Most research in this area focuses on people after they have found work with the help of their ...
Interdisciplinary Research Among U.S. Doctoral Graduates: An Examination of Definitions, Measurement, Early Career Outcomes, and Sex Differences
Interdisciplinary research has become quite popular in recent years, yet there are many unanswered questions about it. This dissertation aims to address some of these unanswered questions about interdisciplinary research, ...
Measuring Public Perceptions of Water Governance in Nebraska and Washington
Complex water governance systems are considered more effective when they build trust among their stakeholders. State-wide surveys of the general public can provide important insights into how trust influences stakeholders' ...
ENVIRONMENTAL SENTENCING DISPARITIES IN THE U.S. PACIFIC NORTHWEST 2007-2011: A STORY OF EQUALITY?
Previous research has determined that both street crime and environmental hazards are more likely to occur in poor and minority communities that lack the ability to create and draw upon systems of social control. In an ...
Pills, Patches, and Syrups, Oh My: An Exploratory Study of College Men's and Women's Non-Medical Prescription Drug Use
National surveys on substance use indicate that the prevalence of non-medical prescription drug use is now greater than the prevalence of illicit drugs other than marijuana (National Survey on Drug Use and Health 2008). ...