Regional Identity and Behavior / Edition 1

Regional Identity and Behavior / Edition 1

by Max Sugar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306466503

ISBN-13: 9780306466502

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: Springer US

Having conducted studies on premature infants and adolescent parenthood, Sugar (Louisiana State U. and Tulane U.) began to wonder why there were marked differences among different states and areas of the US in the rates of general health, education, substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, unwed motherhood, and similar conditions. He found four regional…  See more details below

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Having conducted studies on premature infants and adolescent parenthood, Sugar (Louisiana State U. and Tulane U.) began to wonder why there were marked differences among different states and areas of the US in the rates of general health, education, substance abuse, sexually transmitted diseases, unwed motherhood, and similar conditions. He found four regional identities on the mainland, corresponding to the four earliest British North American colonies, and posits that the various cultural legacies have affected identity development and behavioral patterns differently in each region. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306466502
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
02/28/2002
Series:
Path in Psychology Series
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1The Puritan Emigration, 1630-16411
Ch. 2The Chesapeake Bay Migration, 1642-167521
Ch. 3The Quaker Migration, 1675-172541
Ch. 4The Backcountry Immigrants, 1718-177563
Ch. 5Four Colonial Cultures75
Ch. 6Regional Identity in the Four Colonies81
Ch. 7Regional Rates of Eight Conditions in the United States99
Ch. 8Toward Understanding Regional Rates129
Ch. 9Regional Comparisons in England143
Ch. 10Regional Identity and Psychiatry163
References179
Index187

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