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  • The dynamics of Chinese purchases of U.S. securities 

    Gardner, Stephen (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2012-04-18)
    A significant amount of academic literature exits on the United States’ trade deficit, and its financing through foreigners’ purchases of U.S. securities. Over the last several years, the trade relationship between The ...
  • Dynamics of gender ideology of Hamas 

    Waymire, Kristen (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2009-05-01)
    The West has often approached Hamas as monolithic and static. However, careful analysis reveals that the movement is flexible and fluid. Hamas actually provides its own discourse that offers an ever-changing framework of ...
  • Dynamics of longitudinal wake vortices 

    Kliment, Linda K. (Wichita State University, 2009-07)
    In the present study, the mid-field vortex wake is investigated. For the most part, the results focus on the motion of a pair of co-rotating vortices prior to merger, both in and out of ground effect. However, in order to ...
  • E.M. Forster: “Only connect” 

    Teachout, Jeffrey Frank (2007-05)
    E.M. Forster's fiction, conservative in form, is in the English tradition of the novel of manners. He explores the emotional and sensual deficiencies of the English middle class, developing his themes by means of irony, ...
  • Early childhood education: It's long-term impact on social competence 

    Swett, Megan L. (Wichita State University, 2009-12)
    A majority of support for early childhood interventions comes from the strong evidence of the positive impact of rigorous evaluations of three comprehensive programs: the Abecedarian project, High Scope Perry Preschool, ...
  • Earnings inequality among women: does marriage matter? 

    Thapa, Sabina (Wichita State University, 2012-05)
    This study aims to investigate the effect of marriage on women’s earnings. Using Current Population Survey (CPS) 2010 data, three sets of hypotheses are tested to address the effect of individual level factors, structure ...
  • Ecological perspectives of Latino/Hispanic families in a rural school community 

    Callis, Larry D.; Grant, Natalie S.; Siemens, Douglas T.; Stout, Lance D. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Immigration waves from Mexico, Central and Latin America have changed demographic landscapes and in some communities, native Spanish speaking people are the majority. In schools across the U.S., growing numbers of students ...
  • Ecological perspectives of Latino/Hispanic families in a rural school community 

    Grant, Natalie S.; Callis, Larry D.; Siemens, Douglas T.; Stout, Lance D.; Bennett, Jo (2010-03-25)
    Immigration waves from Mexico, Central and Latin America have changed demographic landscapes and in some communities, native Spanish speaking people are the majority. In schools across the U.S., growing numbers of students ...
  • Economic analysis of electric energy storage 

    Poonpun, Piyasak (2006-05)
    This thesis presents a cost analysis of grid-connected electric energy storage. Various battery energy storage technologies are considered in the analysis. Life-cycle cost analysis is used. The results are presented in ...
  • Economic applications for energy storage 

    Hardy, Trevor David (Wichita State University, 2014-07)
    There are several specific applications that offer potential ways in which energy storage may be able to produce revenue and/or provide savings for system operators. The most obvious is simple energy arbitrage where low-cost ...
  • Economics of grandparents raising grandchildren after the 2008 recession-analyzing ACS datasets for the years 2007 and 2011 

    Stephens, Shari J. (Wichita State University, 2014-05)
    The current cross sectional quantitative study examined the structural and historical trends of social and economic effects on grandparents who raised grandchildren before and after the Great Recession of 2008. The study ...
  • Edgar Allan Poe and the politics of perception 

    Miller, Leanne R. (2007-05)
    Many Edgar Allan Poe biographers reference his stories in terms of when they were published and their success; however, they have not drawn a connection between how his life and his work parallel each other. Some critics ...
  • Editorial: response to president Obama's school speech 

    Winterbone, Elizabeth (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    This study seeks to determine if editorial coverage was supportive or critical of Obama's September 8, 2009 school speech. Newspapers serve as the government's "Fourth Estate" by shining a spotlight on politicians and ...
  • Education experience: positive tools for change 

    Hailey, Jennifer E. (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2011-05-04)
    Classroom management and discipline strategies are critical to the student learning environment. This study uses the following methods: Effective School Discipline (ESD) and CHAMPS (Proactive Approach to Classroom Management) ...
  • Educational risk factors for students in single and dual parent households 

    Whitehead, Tisha (Wichita State University, 2008-05)
    The demonization of single parents by media and government sources has been a persistent problem in our society. In order to examine the validity of the claims made against single parents, this study examines the relationship ...
  • Effect of a 10 month treadmill walking program on maladaptive and self-stimulatory behaviors of adolescents and young adults with autism 

    Ulrich, Rebecca J.; Pitetti, Kenneth H. (Wichita State University. Graduate School., 2007-04-27)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of a 10-month treadmill walking program (TWP) on target maladaptive behaviors (TB) in adolescents and young adults with autism. Five youth (3 males, 2 females; 16.6+1.7 ...
  • Effect of aircraft seat belt modeling techniques on the crash dynamics and injury criteria for a hybrid III 50th percentile FAA dummy 

    Deshpande, Amit Achyut (2006-12)
    This research attempts to develop and to study the effects of the change in the same type of belt models on the injury criteria. To study the effects, total of six MADYMO models with three different belt models are ...
  • The effect of arm posture and descent height on landing forces 

    Polsani, Anoop Kumar (2006-12)
    Operators of mobile construction equipment (e.g., bulldozers, scrapers, etc.) often opt to descend out of the cabin in an irregular fashion without using proper egress methods, despite being trained on proper egress methods. ...
  • Effect of authentic research experiences on nature of science beliefs 

    Morphew, Jason Wade (Wichita State University, 2012-12)
    This thesis is sequestered till December 2013
  • Effect of conditioners on Cu-Cu and Al-Cu high current density sliding electrical contacts 

    Badamikar, Anupam Shirish (Wichita State University, 2009-12)
    This study was aimed at evaluating the performance of contact conditioners in sliding electrical contacts. Cu-Cu and Al-Cu sliding contacts have been tested at current densities up to 933 A/mm2 and 733 A/mm2 respectively. A ...