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A catalytic model of collective behavior
The purpose of this thesis was to develop a model of collective behavior based on the process of catalysis that would be descriptive as well as yield testable hypotheses, A review of the past theories in the field revealed ...
The influence of significant others on adolescents' academic self-concept development
From the theoretical orientation of symbolic interaction, this study investigates adolescents' academic self-concept development as influenced by adolescents' perception of their academic ability by significant others. ...
Family of origin ritual behavior and its impact on never-married women's current sense of meaning
The purpose of the research investigation was to understand the essential features and structures of ritual as experienced by 26 women in their families of origin and how this may have impacted their current sense of ...