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Research Summary - October 23, 2007

Marked Documents - search based on ideas from Sidel's "The New American Dreamers"
  
They've Never Taken A Swim and Thought about Jaws: Understanding the Millennial Generation
Alicia Moore. College and University. Washington: 2007. Vol. 82, Iss. 4; p. 41 (8 pages)
Teaching the Millennial Generation
Patrick Tucker. The Futurist. Washington: May/Jun 2006. Vol. 40, Iss. 3; p. 7 (1 page)
SOCIAL MOBILITY AND THE AMERICAN DREAM: WHAT DO COLLEGE STUDENTS BELIEVE? 2
Deborah A Abowitz. College Student Journal. Mobile: Dec 2005. Vol. 39, Iss. 4; p. 716 (13 pages)
From high maintenance to high productivity: What managers need to know about Generation Y
Carolyn A Martin. Industrial and Commercial Training. Guilsborough: 2005. Vol. 37, Iss. 1; p. 39 (6 pages)
Generational (Age) Differences in Nursing Students' Preferences for Teaching Methods
Jean T Walker, Tina Martin, Jill White, Rowena Elliott, et al. Journal of Nursing Education. Thorofare: Sep 2006. Vol. 45, Iss. 9; p. 371 (4 pages)

Recent Searches
  
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immigration and assimilation or acculturation
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 1964 results as of October 23, 2007

Broadened the search to include the concept of acculturation

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immigration and assimilation
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 1469 results as of October 23, 2007

Started out broadly with terms from the Thesaurus

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(gender identity) AND (sex roles)
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 124 results as of October 23, 2007

Used terms from ProQuest Thesaurus

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(social construction of femininity)
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 50 results as of October 23, 2007

Ditto

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(social construction of masculinity)
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 110 results as of October 23, 2007

Searched using a phrase that would typically be found in scholarly journal articles

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SU(social classes) AND SU(education)
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 518 results as of October 23, 2007

Tried for articles that relate social class to educational outcomes (or vice versa) - a mixed bag

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(((LSU({SOCIAL CLASSES}) OR LSU({SOCIOLOGY, SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENT}) OR LSU({SOCIAL CLASS})) AND LSU({SOCIAL CONDITIONS & TRENDS})))
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 1856 results as of October 23, 2007

Clicked on one of the "Suggested Topics" that appeared

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(money) AND (success) AND (social class)
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 25 results as of October 23, 2007

Started out with keywords from the essay topic


Visited Publications
  
Sex Roles; New York

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