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Faculty Research Publications (Sociology)

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Faculty Research Publications (Sociology)

 

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  • Torgerson, Melissa; Edwards, Mark Evan (Sage, 2013-04-01)
    Communities all rely to some degree upon residents to serve in and lead the local organizations that make those communities vital. Recognizing barriers experienced by specific groups helps community leaders identify why ...
  • Stansfield, Richard; Akins, Scott; Rumbaut, Ruben G.; Hammer, Roger B. (University of California Press, 2013)
    In this article the authors examine the impact of recent immigration on rates of serious property crime across communities in Austin, Texas. The greater Austin foreign-born population has increased by more than 580 pe ...
  • Bar-Massada, Avi; Stewart, Susan I.; Hammer, Roger B.; Mockrin, Miranda H.; Radeloff, Volker C. (Elsevier, 2013-10-15)
    The wildland urban interface (WUI) delineates the areas where wildland fire hazard most directly impacts human communities and threatens lives and property, and where houses exert the strongest influence on the natural ...
  • Kline, Jeffrey D.; Kerns, Becky K.; Day, Michelle A.; Hammer, Roger B. (Society of American Foresters, 2013-05-02)
    US forestlands are increasingly subject to disturbances including wildfire, insects and disease, and urban and exurban development. Devising strategies for addressing these "forest threats" depends on anticipating where ...
  • Lanfear, Charles; Akins, Scott; Mosher, Clayton (Taylor & Francis, 2013-07-01)
    In this paper we examine the effects of self-reported sexual orientation on substance abuse. Using data on a random sample of 6713 individuals in Washington State, this study examines causes and correlates of substance u ...