community study

community study

the empirical (usually ethnographic) study of the social relations and social structure within a clearly defined locality Significant American examples of such studies include Lloyd Warner's Yankee City studies; while British examples include Dennis et al., Coal is Our Life (1956), a study of a Yorkshire mining community, and Margaret Stacey's Tradition and Change: a study ofBanbury (1960), in which the focus was on a changing community, seen by the researchers as the meeting point of two cultures: the traditional local culture and that introduced by newcomers. In POLITICAL SCIENCE in America, these studies have been used to provide a unit of manageable size within which to test propositions about the distribution of POWER (see also COMMUNITY POWER).
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Heavy esports watchers are more likely to be heavy AM/FM radio listeners, according to a recent MARU/Matchbox National Community study fielded in February 2019.
(They are: "Regarding your ethnicity, do you consider yourself to be White, Hispanic, Black or African American, Asian or Pacific Islander, bi-or-multi-racial, or something else?" from the 2013 Greater Columbus Jewish Community Study and 2010 Howard County (MD) Jewish Community Study, and a question about a survey taker's level of agreement with the statement, "Cultural diversity within a group makes the group more interesting and effective," from The Second Year: Evaluation of the Break New Ground Jewish Service Learning Initiative (2010) survey.)
The data is based on CDC's Etiology of Pneumonia in the Community Study, which enrolled more than 2,000 children between 2010 and 2012 at three children's hospitals in Memphis, Nashville and Salt Lake City.
Thus the reader, upon opening the book, expects an enlightening community study, an engaging piece of social history, "asking a big question in a small place," drawing up an exciting narrative of integration fought over, and achieved at a faster pace and with more harmony than anywhere else in the United States.
The improvement in cardiovascular health that results from quitting smoking far outweighs the limited risks to cardiovascular health from the modest amount of weight gained after quitting, reports a National Institutes of Health-funded community study. The study found that former smokers without diabetes had about half as much risk of developing cardiovascular disease as current smokers, and this risk level did not change when post-cessation weight gain was accounted for in the analysis.
Incidence, prognosis, and risk factors for fatigue and chronic fatigue syndrome in adolescents: a prospective community study. Pediatrics.
In a decentralized metropolis, how much can a community study tell us?
John's University) presents this community study of Greenpoint, Brooklyn, focusing on the response of residents to a changing city and an increasing minority presence.
In a community study of 1,317 children, 403 were assessed 1.5 years later for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), conduct disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, elimination disorders, and any disorder (J.
A model community study that brings together threads from Appalachian and Southern community studies, modern research on the wider Confederate home front, and the latest findings regarding the motivations of Civil War soldiers, the book does nothing less than fully integrate Appalachian Civil War studies into the wider scholarship of the war.
The aims of the Community Study Visit Programme, to be held from March 10 to 13 next year are for delegates to gain a detailed understanding of the approach to workbased training in Wales; evaluate the systems of delivery, assessment and support in work-based training and look in detail at four case studies of work-based training in FE Colleges in South Wales, involving visits to both colleges and employers.

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