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

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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

Dedication. Acknowledgements. Preface.
1. Historical Background of the Puritan Emigration 1630-1641.
2. The Chesapeake Bay Migration 1645-1675.
3. The Quaker Migration 1675-1725.
4. The Backcountry Immigrants 1718-1775.
5. Four Colonial Cultures.
6. Regional Identity in the Four Colonies.
7. Regional Rates of Eight Conditions in the USA.
8. Toward Understanding Regional Rates.
9. Regional Rates of Six Conditions in England.
10. Regional Identity and Psychiatry.
References. Tables. Figures. Index.

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