Recent Submissions

  • Risk factors, depression, and drugs influencing sexual activity in individuals with and without stroke 

    Dusenbury, Wendy L.; Hill, Twyla J.; Mosack, Victoria A.; Steinke, Elaine E. (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2020-02)
    PURPOSE: The aim of the study was to analyze factors affecting sexual activity in individuals with and without stroke, ages 40-59 years, in a national, cross-sectional, population-based sample derived from the National ...
  • Measuring student's perceptions of teaching: Dimensions of evaluation 

    Burdsal, Charles A.; Bardo, John W. (Sage Publications, 1986-03)
    Results from application of the SPTE Questionnaire from 2,115 classes were factor analyzed to oblique simple structure. A first-order solution with six factors resulted: 1) Attitude Toward Students, (2) Work Load, (3) ...
  • Sexual orientation and diabetes during the transition to adulthood 

    Liu, Hui; Chen, I. Chien; Wilkinson, Lindsey; Pearson, Jennifer D.; Zhang, Yan (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2019-07-04)
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine how sexual orientation in adolescence and young adulthood was linked to diabetes risk. Methods: Data were drawn from the 1994-2008 National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent ...
  • Chapter 1 -- Introduction Women and disability: The double handicap 

    Deegan, Mary Jo; Brooks, Nancy A. (Taylor and Francis, 2018)
    This introduction presents an overview of the key concepts discussed in the subsequent chapters of this book. The book begins with the interaction between more than one minority status being held concomitantly by an ...
  • Women and disability: The double handicap 

    Deegan, Mary Jo; Brooks, Nancy A. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    The special needs of women with disabilities have been disregarded in a wide variety of vital areas. Issues pertain to women as wives and mothers. Studies of the effects on female sexuality of such conditions as renal ...
  • Book review: The fight for America's schools: grassroots organizing in education 

    Billingham, Chase M. (Taylor & Francis, 2019-04-03)
    When urban renewal threatened her West Village neighborhood, Jacobs marshaled the discourse of sociability in opposition. Her defense of diversity, density, and mixed-use districts arose from her journalism, her knowledge ...
  • Within-district racial segregation and the elusiveness of white student return to urban public schools 

    Billingham, Chase M. (SAGE Publications, 2019-02)
    Recent research has determined that racial segregation within school districts has decreased, on average, over the past two decades, even as segregation between school districts has persisted. Although case studies have ...
  • Identifying the urban: resident perceptions of community character and local institutions in eight metropolitan areas 

    Billingham, Chase M.; Kimelberg, Shelley McDonough (Wiley, 2018-09)
    What does the term urban signify as a descriptor of contemporary communities in the United States? We investigate this question using data from the Soul of the Community survey, examining how people within eight metropolitan ...
  • Book review: Gentrifier 

    Billingham, Chase M. (SAGE, 2018-09-01)
    Half a century after its introduction, urban sociologists continue to struggle with the conceptually ambiguous yet politically loaded term “gentrification.” Processes of capital reinvestment, demographic turnover, and ...
  • Educational attainment of transgender adults: Does the timing transgender identity milestones matter? 

    Wilkinson, Lindsey; Pearson, Jennifer D.; Liu, Hui (Elsevier, 2018-08)
    Adolescence is a difficult life stage in which to navigate a transgender identity, yet adolescence plays a key role in shaping educational trajectories. While transgender-related stigma and victimization within secondary ...
  • High school context, heterosexual scripts, and young women's sexual development 

    Pearson, Jennifer D. (Springer US, 2018-07)
    Adolescence is a critical period for sexual development, and previous research demonstrates that school cultures play an important role in shaping adolescent sexual behavior. However, little is known about the role of ...
  • High-volume hydraulic fracturing and human health outcomes a scoping review 

    Wright, Rosemary; Muma, Richard D. (Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc., 2018-05)
    Objective: Examine extent of peer-reviewed literature exploring human health effects of hydraulic fracturing (HVHF). Methods: A scoping review methodology was used to examine peer-reviewed studies published from 2000 through ...
  • Waiting for Bobos: displacement and impeded gentrification in a midwestern city 

    Billingham, Chase M. (Wiley, 2017-06)
    The degree to which lower-income residents are displaced by the process of gentrification has been the subject of considerable debate. Displacement is generally framed as a possible, and potentially remediable, outcome of ...
  • Predictors of change in sexual activity after cardiac diagnosis: elements to inform sexual counseling 

    Mosack, Victoria A.; Hill J., Twyla J.; Steinke, Elaine E. (SAGE Publications Ltd., 2017-06)
    Safely returning to sexual activity after being diagnosed with a cardiac condition is at the core of sexual counseling strategies. To further inform sexual counseling, this study examined changes in sexual activity before ...
  • Same-sex sexuality and educational attainment: the pathway to college 

    Pearson, Jennifer D.; Wilkinson, Lindsey (Taylor & Francis LTD, 2017)
    Research finds lower levels of academic performance among sexual minority high school students, but some studies suggest sexual minorities have higher levels of educational attainment in adulthood. To further our understanding ...
  • Preface 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Americans are living longer than in the past and the percentage of the population that is 65 years old and older is rapidly increasing. The aging of the US po(k)pulation will have major impacts on family life in the ...
  • Chapter 5 -- Current policy regarding caregiving and policy implications 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Discusses current policy regarding caregiving and policy implications. Although little federal and state legislation directly address familial provision of care, several policies affect people’s ability and willingness to ...
  • Chapter 3 -- Adult child caregiving 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Caregiving by adult children to older parents is described. Sons and daughters generally provide different types and amounts of care, as well as receiving different amounts and types of support from others. Variations exist ...
  • Chapter 2 -- Spousal and intimate partner caregiving 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    Caregiving by spouses and other intimate partners is reviewed. Husbands and wives tend to provide different types of care. Caregiving has different effects, costs, consequences, and rewards for husbands and wives. Also, ...
  • Chapter 1 -- Social context of family caregiving 

    Hill, Twyla J. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2015)
    The historical and current contexts of caregiving in later life in the United States are briefly discussed. A short description of the types of health problems typical in the elderly and affecting their need for care is ...

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