Periodontitis is a chronic, destructive inflammatory disease of the supporting
tissues of the teeth with a high prevalence among adults. While the complete
pathogenesis of periodontitis remains unclear, it is initiated and sustained by...
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are persistent environmental pollutants which
are detectable in the serum of all American adults. Amongst PCB congeners,
PCB 153 has the highest serum level. PCBs have been dose-dependently
associated with suspected...
Alcoholism and crime; Parks; Liquor laws; Drinking of alcoholic beverages--Social aspects
Recent criminological research has shown the importance of place, as places
create the opportunities required for crime to occur. This study tests for the presence of
crime symbiosis, or the interactive relationship between alcohol outlets and...
Authors, South African--20th century; South Africa--In literature; Protest literature, South African (English); Mphahlele, Es'kia, 1919-2008. Down Second Avenue; Dikobe, Modikwe, 1913- Marabi dance; Mda, Zakes. Madonna of Excelsior; Mhlongo,...
Through content analysis of Ezekiel Mphahlele's Down Second Avenue,
Modikwe Dikobe's The Marabi Dance, Zakes Mda's The Madonna of Excelsior,
and Niq Mhlongo's After Tears, this study compares the themes of pre- and post-
1994 South African township...
Farmers' markets--Kentucky--Louisville; African Americans--Nutrition; African American consumers--Kentucky--Louisville; Health promotion--Kentucky--Louisville--Citizen participation; Food--Social aspects
The purpose of this study is to obtain a better understanding of the interactions and the
social environment of the local farmers' markets, Fresh Stops, and Healthy in a Hurry
Corner Stores in West Louisville and East Downtown. This study will...
Following previous studies on the rate of increase and behavior of the American
Jewish intermarried, this study sought to determine what individuals are discussing about
Jewish interfaith relationships and intermarriage. Four scholarly issues were...
Parks, Suzan-Lori. In the blood; Parks, Suzan-Lori--Criticism and interpretation; African American women in literature; African American women--Social conditions
This research examined how the dramatic writing of Suzan-Lori Parks functioned as a
form of critical pedagogy which may serve to elevate the critical consciousness of
African American women. It sought to consider the implications of her dramatic...
Paramount Ballroom (Shanghai, China); Architecture--China--Shanghai; Buildings--China--Shanghai; Shanghai (China)--History--20th century; Shanghai (China)--Social life and customs--20th century
The Paramount Ballroom was an innovative urban space that challenged traditional
Chinese values. In doing so it played an important role in Shanghai's modernization.
Traditional Confucian morality set very strict regulations on the social...
For this thesis, I wrote 28 new pages, all composed between December, 2011 and March,
2012. They are the best I've written. The other five pages are drafts from work
previously written in U of L Creative Writing workshops. My poems endeavor to...
Regression analysis is a statistical method used to relate a variable of interest, typically y (the dependent variable), to a set of independent variables, usually, X1, X2,...,Xn . The goal is to build a model that assists statisticians in...
Loneliness--Fiction; Widowers--Fiction; Supernatural in literature
Happy Death Men is a series of excerpts from a novel of the same name. It is a work of
magical realism that follows in the footsteps of Haruki Murakami and Neil Gaiman. The
novel consists of two main storylines, one about a widower named Henry, and...
In this novella, a young girl wakes to discover she has lost her voice and that
people can no longer hold their secrets back from her. Tasked with offering them
absolution through listening, she must also deal with the increasing toll bearing...
Nitrile hydratase (NHase) is a metalloenzyme that contains a non-heme iron (III)
or non-corin cobalt (III) in a non-redox active role. NHase is used as biocatalyst in the
industry for the hydrolysis of nitriles to arnides. The trivalent metal ions...
Depression is one of the most frequent causes of disability worldwide. It can
affect the psychological, social, and physical wellbeing of those that suffer from it, the
majority of which are women. Depression has been linked to immune activation as...
Mathematics teachers--Training of; Student teaching; Mathematics teachers--In-service training
Teacher candidates enter teacher preparation programs with grounded beliefs
about teaching and learning. These beliefs are especially problematic in the area of
mathematics, as they hinder instructional decisions (Karp 1988, 1991; Kolstad &...
Enterprise zones--Kentucky--Louisville; Enterprise zones--Law and legislation; Regional planning--Kentucky--Louisville; Economic policy--Kentucky--Louisville
Multiple analytic methods are used to provide an
analysis and evaluation of specific economic and neighborhood
development policies undertaken by and continued by the
Commonwealth of Kentucky, the City of Louisville, and
Jefferson County since the...
Clement VI, Pope, ca 1291-1352; Popes--Primacy--History; Popes--Temporal power--History
The papacy of Clement VI (1342-1352) was distinguished by
its political activism, its attempt to resurrect the impetus
for crusading, and its efforts to attract the best and
brightest talents to Avignon. The attributes which
Donne, John, 1572-1631--Criticism and interpretation; Donne, John, 1572-1631--Knowledge--Mathematics
John Donne wanted to live the leisurely life of a
gentleman undisturbed by financial difficulties, devoting
his life to entertaining his audience with his
witty insights into life and, especially, love. However,
his marriage, which was frowned upon...
Male college students--Social conditions; College freshmen--Social conditions; People with social disabilities--Education (Higher)
This dissertation is a case study involving four, first generation, working class,
college students. The dissertation study chronicled the experiences of these students
during their first semester at the college. In order to more effectively focus...