Community Development Research Publications

Books

McIntosh, Wm. A.

1996. Sociologies of Food and Nutrition. New York: Plenum.

Kyle, D.J.

Kyle, D.J. The Transnational Peasant: A Comparative Study of International Migration from the Ecuadoran Andes. Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press (in press).

Murdock, S.H., Hoque, Md.N., Michael, M., White, S. and Pecotte, B.

1997 The Texas Challenge: Population Change and the Future of Texas. College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press.

Murdock, S.H.

1995 An America Challenged: Population Change and the Future of the United States. Boulder: Westview Press.


Book Chapters

Adams, C.E. and Thomas, J.K.

“Human Dimensions Research in Texas: Past Efforts and Future Needs,” in Ray Telfair II, ed. Texas Wildlife Resources and Land Use. Austin: University of Texas Press (in press).

Albrecht, Don E.

1997 “Agriculture,” in Gary A. Goreham, ed., Encyclopedia of Rural America. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO (in press).

1996 “Agriculture,” in Gary A. Goreham, ed. Encyclopedia of Rural America. New York: Garland Publishing (in press).

1997 “Mechanization,” in Gary A. Goreham, ed., Encyclopedia of Rural America. Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO (in press).

1996 “Mechanization,” in Gary A. Goreham, ed. Encyclopedia of Rural America. New York: Garland Publishing (in press).

Albrecht, D.E. and Murdock, S.H.

Human Populations and Environmental Resource Use: A Human Ecological Analysis of Irrigation in the Great Plains. Boulder: Westview Press (in press).

“Rural Environments and Agriculture,” in Riley E. Dunlap and William Michelson, eds., Handbook of Environmental Sociology. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press (in press).

1996 “Rural Environments and Agriculture,” in Riley E. Dunlap and William Michelson, eds. Handbook of Environmental Sociology. Westport: Greenwood Press (in press).

Gramann, J.H. and M.T. Allison

“Race, Ethnicity and Leisure,” in T. Burton and E. Jackson, eds., Leisure Studies at the Millennium. State College, Pennsylvania: Venture Press (in press).

Hwang, Sean-Shong and Steve H. Murdock

1998 “Residential and Employment Functions of American Suburbs,” in Dan A. Chekki, ed., Research in Community Sociology. Stamford, Connecticut: JAI Press, Inc.

1998 “Toward an Integrated Ecological-Sociological Theory of Suburbanization,” in Michael Micklin and Dudley Poston, Jr., eds., Continuities in Sociological Human Ecology.

Leistritz, F.L., Hamm, R.R. and Murdock, S.H.

“Waste Management,” in Great Plains Agricultural Council. Task Force on Government Expenditures (in press).

Matarrita-Cascante, D.

(In press). Sentiments and Activism: Community Attachment and Participation in Changing Amenity-Rich Communities. In Amenity Migration: Consuming and Conserving the Global Countriside? Edited by Moss, L. & Glorioso, R.

2011 Accelerated Social Change: Impacts on Community Development. Pp. 49-60 in Deliberations on Community Development: Balancing on the Edge. Edited by Rothe,    P. & Carroll, L. New York: Nova Science.

Matarrita-Cascante, D. & Edwards, M.

(In press). What is Community Capacity and Why it Matters for Leisure Studies? In Community Development: Applications for Leisure. Edited by Sharpe, E., Mair, H., & Yuen, F. Venture Publishing.

Matarrita-Cascante, D., Luloff, A.E.

2011 Population Change and Contrasting Integration, Attachment, and Participation in the New West-Old West. Pp. 109-121 in People, Places and Landscapes: Social Change in High Amenity Rural Areas. Edited by Krannich, R., Luloff, A.E., & Field, DNew York, NY: Springer; 2011 Springer

McIntosh, Wm. Alex and Alvin Luedke

1999 “Factors Affecting Successful Dairy Farming in Texas,” in Schwarzweller and Davidson, eds., Restructuring the Dairy Industry. Stamford, Connecticut: JAI Press, Inc.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex

1998 “Family Meals in Global History,” in R. Grew and J. Schafer, eds., Food and Global History. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex and Karen S. Kubena

1998 “Nutrition and Ageing,” in Germov and Williams, The Social Appetite. New York: Oxford University Press.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Karen S. Kubena and Wendell A. Landmann

1998 “Chocolate and Loneliness in the Elderly,” in A. Solazi, ed., Chocolate, Food for the Gods? New York: Hofstra University Press.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Dianne Sykes, Clasena Segura, and Letitia Alston

1998 “Rural Hospital Survival: Institutional and Technical Factors,” in Kronnonfeld, The Sociology of Health Care. Stamford, Connecticut: JAI Press.

McIntosh, Wm.A.

“World Hunger as A Social Problem,” in Donna Maurer and Jeffery Sobal, eds. Food, Eating, and Nutrition as Social Problems: Constructivist Perspectives (in press).

Murdock, S.H. and Albrecht, D.E.

1998 “The Human Ecology of Agriculture in the United States,” in Michael Micklin and Dudley Poston, Jr., eds., Continuities in Sociological Human Ecology. New York: Plenum Press.

1998 “An Ecological Investigation of Agricultural Patterns in the United States.” in Michael Micklin and Dudley Poston, Jr., eds., Continuities in Sociological Human Ecology. New York: Plenum Press.

1996 “The Theoretical Base of A Human Ecology of US Agriculture,” in Dudley Poston and Michael Micklin, eds. Studies in Sociological Human Ecology: Essays in Honor of Amos H. Hawley (in press).

1996 “Toward an Empirical Assessment of the Applicability of the Human Ecological Framework for Analyzing US Agriculture,” in Dudley Poston and Michael Micklin, eds. Studies in Sociological Human Ecology: Essays in Honor of Amos H. Hawley (in press).

Murdock, S.H. and Hoque, Md.N.

“Population Change and the Human Resource Base of the Texas Economy,” in Yoshi Fukasawa, ed. The Texas Economy: 21st Century Economic Challenges. Wichita Falls, Texas: Midwestern State University Press (in press).

Murdock, S.H. and Michael, M.

1996 “Implications of Future Demographic Change on the Demand for Social Welfare Services in the US in the 21st Century,” in Paul R. Raffoul and C. Aaron McNeece, eds. Future Issues for Social Work Practice. New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Saenz, R.S.

1996 “Mexican Americans,” in A. G. Dworkin and R. J. Dworkin, eds. The Minority Report: An Introduction to Racial, Ethnic, and Gender Relations, 3rd ed. Fort Worth: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston (in press).

1996 “The Demography of Mexicans in the Midwest,” pp. 23-29 in R.I. Rochin, ed. Inmigration and Ethnic Communities: A Focus on Latinos. East Lansing: Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University.

Saenz, R.S., Cready, C.M. and Greenlees, C.S.

1996 “Inequality in Rural America,” in G. Goreham, ed. Encyclopedia of Rural America. New York: Garland Press (in press).

Saenz, R.S. and Greenlees, C.S.

1995 “The Demography of Chicanos,” in R.M. De Anda, ed. Chicanas and Chicanos in Contemporary Society. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.


Journal Articles

Adams, C.E., Jester, S.L. and Thomas, J.K.

1995 “National Status of Regulations to Conserve Amphibians and Reptiles.” The Wildlife Society Bulletin 23(2).

Aguirre, B.E., Saenz, R.S. and Sinclair-James, B.

1996 “Marielitos Ten Years Later: The Scarface Legacy.” Social Science Quarterly (in press).

Aguirre, B.E., Saenz, R.S. and Hwang, S.S.

1995 “Remarriage and Intermarriage of Asians in the United States.” Journal of Comparative Family Studies (in press).

Albrecht, Don E.

1999 “Agricultural Concentration: An Analysis by Commodity.” Southern Rural Sociology (forthcoming).

1998 “The Industrial Transformation of Farm Communities: Implications for Family Structure and Socioeconomic Conditions.” Rural Sociology 63(1):51-64.

1997 “The Changing Structure of U.S. Agriculture: Dualism Out, Industrialization In.” Rural Sociology 62(4):474-490.

1997 “Mechanization of Agriculture: A Historical Case Study of the Implications for Families and Communities.” Culture and Agriculture 19(1/2):24-32.

1997 “Some Things Never Change.” NINE 5(2):388-398.

1996 “Farm Families Moving to Town: An Analysis of Farm Population Declines.” Southern Rural Sociology (in press).

1995 “Population Trends in Resource-Dependent Communities.” Journal of the Community Development Society 26(2):155-168.

1995 “A Comparison of the Views of Farmers and the Nonfarm Public Regarding Resource Use: The Case of Texas Groundwater.” Southern Rural Sociology 11(1):1-15.

Albrecht, Carol Mulford and Don E. Albrecht

1997 “An Application of Assimilation Models to Residential Segregation.” Journal of the Community Development Society 28(1):100-115.

Albrecht D.E. and Albrecht, S.L.

1996 “Changing Employment Patterns in Nonmetropolitan America: Implications for Family Structure.” Southern Rural Sociology (in press).

Anding, Jenna, Karen S. Kubena and Wm. Alex McIntosh

1998 “Dietary Intake and the Contribution of Snacks Among Adolescents in the Summer Months.” Journal of Consumer Studies and Home Economics (forthcoming).

Anding, J., Kubena, K.S., McIntosh, Wm.A. and O’Brien, B.

1996 “Blood Lipids, Cardiovascular Fitness, Obesity, and the Presence of Coronary Heart Disease Risk Factors in Adolescents.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association 96(3):238-242.

Anding, J.D., Kubena, K.S. and McIntosh, Wm.A.

1995 “Snacking, Obesity, Cardiovascular Fitness, and Television Viewing among Adolescents.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association 95:A-98.

Bohhanan, S.L., Kubena, K.S. and McIntosh, Wm.A.

1995 “Comparison of Nutrition Knowledge, Perceptions, and Dietary Practices of Chiropractic Student Doctors at Three Points in Their Chiropractic Training.” Journal of the American Dietetic Association 95:A-67.

Chitwood, C., McIntosh, Wm.A. and Kubena, K.S.

1995 “Physicians’ Knowledge of Dietary Fat and Advice to Patients.” International Quarterly Journal of Community Education 15(1):53-64.

Cortes, G., Matarrita-Cascante, D., & Rodriguez, M.F.

(In press) International Amenity Migration: Implications for Integrated Community Development Opportunities. Community Development

Edwards, M. & Matarrita-Cascante, D.

2011 Rurality in United States Leisure Research: A Review of Four Major Journals. Journal of Leisure Research 43(4): 447-474.

Fidell, S., J.H. Gramann, R.C. Knopf, and K. Pearsons

1998 “Reply to Comments by Staples on “Effects of Aircraft Overflights on Wilderness Recreationists.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 104:1729-1732.

Fidell, S., Silvati, L., Tabachnick, B., Howe, R., Pearsons, K.S., Knopf, R.C., Gramann, J.H. and Buchanan, T.

“Effects of Aircraft Overflights on Wilderness Recreationists. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (in press).

Floyd, M.F. and J.H. Gramann

1997 “Experience-based Setting Management: Implications for Market Segmentation in Hunting.” Leisure Sciences 19(2):113-128

Floyd, M.F. and Gramann, J.H.

1995 “Perceptions of Discrimination in a Recreation Context.” Journal of Leisure Research 27(2):192-199.

Gramann, J.H., Bonifield, R. and Kim, Y.G.

1995 “Effect of Personality and Situational Factors on Intentions to Obey Rules in Outdoor Recreation Areas.” Journal of Leisure Research 27(4):326-343.

Hoque, Md. Nazrul and Steve H. Murdock

1997 “Socioeconomic Development, Status of Women, Family Planning and Fertility in Bangladesh: A District Level Analysis.” Social Biology 44(3-4):179-197.

Hwang, Sean-Shong and Steve H. Murdock

“Racial Attraction or Racial Avoidance in American Suburbs?” Social Forces (forthcoming).

Hwang, S.S., Saenz, R.S. and Aguirre, B.E.

1995 “The Selectivity of Interracially Married Asians.” International Migration Review 24(2):469-491.

Lu, J.M., Poston Jr., D.L. and Murdock, S.H.

1995 “An Analysis of Socioeconomic Factors in Restraining Farmers’ Childbearing Wishes in Poverty-Stricken Areas: A Case Study of Four Counties” (in Chinese). Population and Economics 6:23-27.

Matarrita-Cascante, D.

2010 Beyond Growth: Reaching Tourism-led Development. Annals of Tourism Research 37(4): 1141-1163.

2010 Changing Communities, Community Satisfaction, and Quality of Life: A View of Multiple Perceived Indicators. Social Indicators Research 98(1): 105-127.

Matarrita-Cascante, D. & Brennan, M.A.

2012Conceptualizing Community Development in the 21st Century. Community Development 43(3): 293-305.

Matarrita-Cascante, D., Brennan, M., & Luloff, A.E.

2010 Community Agency and Sustainable Tourism Development: The Case of La Fortuna, Costa Rica. Journal of Sustainable Tourism 18(6): 735-756.

Matarrita-Cascante, D. & Luloff, A. E.

2008 Profiling Participative Residents in Western Communities. Rural Sociology 73(1): 44-61.

Matarrita-Cascante, D., Luloff, A.E., Krannich, R., & Field, D.R.

2006 Community Participation in Rapidly Growing Communities. Community Development37(4): 71-87.

Matarrita-Cascante, D., Stedman, R., & Luloff. A.E.  

2010 Permanent and  Seasonal Residents’ Community Attachment in Natural Amenity-Rich Areas: Exploring the Contribution of Community and Landscape-based Factors. Environment and Behavior 42(2): 197-220.

Matarrita-Cascante, D. & Stocks, G. 

2013 Amenity Migration to the Global South:Implications for Community Development. Geoforum 49(October): 91-102.

Matarrita-Cascante, D. & Trejos, B.

2013 Community Resilience in Changing Resource Dependent Communities: A Comparative Case Study. Environment and Planning A 45(6): 1387-1402.

McIntosh, Wm.A., Kaplan, H.B., Kubena, K.S. and Landmann, W.A.

1996 “Social Support, Stress, and the Platelet Status of the Elderly.” Applied Social Science Review 4(1):39-54.

McIntosh, Wm.A., Kubena, K.S., Jiang, H., Peterson, C. and Karnie, K.

1996 “An Application of the Health Belief Model to Reductions in Fat and Cholesterol Intake.” Wellness Perspectives 12(#2, Winter):98-110.

McIntosh, Wm.A., Fletcher, R., Kubena, K.S. and Landmann, W.A.

1995 “Factors Affecting Reasons for Reducing Red Meat by Elderly Subjects.” Appetite 24:219-230.

Murdock, Steve H. and M. Nazrul Hoque

“Current Patterns and Future Trends in the Population of the United States: Implications for Dentistry and the Dental Profession in the Twenty-First Century.” Journal of the American College of Dentists (forthcoming).

Murdock, Steve H., N. Zhai and R. Saenz

“The Effect of Immigration on 1980 to 1990 Change in Poverty in the Southwestern United States.” Social Science Quarterly (forthcoming).

Murdock, Steve H., S. Spies, K. Effah, S. White, R. Krannich, J.D. Wulfhorst, K. Wrigley, F.L. Leistritz, and R. Sell

1998 “Waste Facility Siting in Rural Communities in the United States: An Assessment of Impacts and Their Effects on Residents’ Levels of Support/Opposition.” Journal of the Community Development Society 29:90-118.

Murdock, S.H., Loomis, D., Ditton, R. and Hoque, N.

“The Implications of Demographic Change for Recreational Fisheries Management.” Journal of Human Dimensions of Wildlife (in press)

Murdock, S.H. and Hoque, Md.N.

1995 “The Effect of Undercount on the Accuracy of Small-Area Population Estimates: Implications for the Use of Administrative Data for Improving Population Enumeration.” Population Research and Policy Review 14(2):251-271.

Rudis, V.A., R.A. Thill, J.H. Gramann, J. Picone, N. Kalidinde, and P.A. Tappe

“Understory Structure by Season Following Uneven-aged Reproduction Cutting: A Comparison of Selected Measurements Two and Six Years After Treatment.” Forest Ecology and Management (in press).

Saenz, R.S., Hwang, S.S., Aguirre, B.E. and Anderson, R.N.

1995 “Persistence and Change in Asian Identity among Children of Intermarried Couples.” Sociological Perspectives 38(2):175-94.

Sell, R.S., R.L. Leistritz, S.H. Murdock, S. Spies, S. White, R.S. Krannich, K. Wrigley, and J.D. Wulfhorst

1998 “Economic and Fiscal Impacts of Waste and Non-waste Development in Rural United States.” Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal 16(1):3-13.

Shaull, S.L. and J.H. Gramann

1998 “The Effect of Cultural Assimilation on the Importance of Family-related and Nature-related Recreation Among Hispanic Americans.” Journal of Leisure Research 30:47-63.

Spies, S., S.H. Murdock, S. White, R. Krannich, J.D. Wulfhorst, K. Wrigley, F.L. Leistritz, R. Sell, and J. Thompson

1998 “Support for Waste Facility Siting: Differences Between Community Leaders and Residents.” Rural Sociology 63(1): 65-93.

Spies, S., S.H. Murdock, S. White, R. Krannich, J.D. Wulfhorst, K. Wrigley, F.L. Leistritz, R. Sell, and J. Thompson

1998 “Waste Facility Experience and Perceptions of Waste-Related Health and Safety Risks.” Society and Natural Resources 11:8.

Sykes, Dianne and Wm. Alex McIntosh

1999 “Rural Hospital Embeddedness” Journal of Health Care Management 44(1).

Thigpen, J.F.

1995 “Extension Programming for Endangered Species on Private Lands Issues.” The Journal of Extension (electronic journal) 33(2).

Thomas, John K., C.E. Adams and G. Wang

1998 “Law Enforcement Personnel Needs of a State Natural Resource Agency.” Human Dimensions of Wildlife (forthcoming).

Thomas, John K., J.S. Kodamanchaly and P. Harveson

1998 “Toxic Chemical Wastes and the Coincidence of Carcinogenic Mortality in Texas.” Society and Natural Resources (forthcoming).

Thomas, J.K. and Thigpen J.F.

1996 “A Social Ecological Explanation of Participation in the U.S. Farm Programs.” Southern Rural Sociology Journal 12(1).

Thomas, J.K., Howell, F.M., Wang, G. and Albrecht, D.E.

1996 “Visualizing Trends in the Structure of US Agriculture, 1982 to 1992.” Rural Sociology 61(2):349-374.

Trejos, B. & Matarrita-Cascante, D.

2010 Theoretical Approximations to Community-based Tourism: Case Studies from Costa Rica. eRTR 8(6): 157-178.

Weaver, S., Kubena, K.S. and McIntosh, Wm.A.

1996 “Dietary Intake of College Students: Attitudes, Knowledge, and Dietary Quality.” Journal of the Association for the Study of Food and Society 1(#1, Spring):23-30.

White, Steve and Steve H. Murdock

1998 “The Importance of Demographic Analyses in State- and Local-level Policy Evaluations: A Case Study Analysis of Property Taxes in Texas, USA.” Population Research and Policy Review 17:167-196.


Reports and Monographs

Adams, Clark E. and John K. Thomas

1997 Texas Game Warden Manpower Assessment Study. Final report for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Law Enforcement Division, Austin, Texas. College Station, Texas: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. 48 pages.

Albrecht, Don E.

1997 Texas Agriculture in the 1990s: An Overview of the 1992 Census of Agriculture. Department of Rural Sociology Technical Report 97-2, College Station: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.

Cready, C.M. and Thomas, J.K.

1995 Agricultural Conservation Beliefs and Practices in the Texas Rice Belt. Technical Report 95-2. College Station: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Rural Sociology.

Goudy, W., Charvat-Burke, S., Dongwang, L., Beebe, J., Saenz, R.S. and Lee, R.H.

1995 Minority/Majority Groups in Iowa. Pm-1286. Ames: Cooperative Extension Service, Iowa State University.

Gramann, J.H.

1997 Effects of Mechanical Noise and Natural Quiet on Visitor Experiences in the National Park System: A Review of the Research. Washington, D.C.: National Park Service Social Science Office (in press).

1996 Ethnicity, Race, and Outdoor Recreation: A Review of Trends, Policy and Research. Miscellaneous Report R-96-1. Vicksburg, Mississippi: US Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, 72 pages.

Hoque, Md. Nazrul and Steve H. Murdock

1998 Texas Population Growth, 1990-1997. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University (in progress).

1997 Texas Population Growth, 1990-1996. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University.

Luedke, A.J., Pecotte, B. and Murdock, S.H.

1996 The Effects of the 1996 Farm Bill on Agricultural Producers and Rural Communities in Texas. Report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University, 87 pages.

McGehee, Mary A., Alvin J. Luedke and Steve H. Murdock

1997 An Analysis of Current and Future Incidences of Diseases/Disorders in Texas, and Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas and Public Health Regions in Texas. A Draft Report to The School of Rural Public Health, Health Sciences Center, Texas A&M University. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University. 178 pages.

Michael, M.N., Murdock, S.H., Chen, R., Woods, T. and Bailey, W.R.

1995 A Partial Assessment of the Effect of the Determinate Sentence Act on Juvenile Arrests in Texas. A report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University System, 22 pages.

Murdock, Steve H. and Md. Nazrul Hoque

1998 The Impacts of Future Demographic Change on the Demand for Outdoor Recreational Services in Texas and Regions in Texas. Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University System.

Murdock, Steve H. and Mary Zey

1998 An Examination of Texas A&M University System Institutions’ Service Areas and the Current and Future Characteristics of Their Resident Undergraduate Students. College Station: Strategic Policies Research Group, Texas A&M University System. 150 pages.

Murdock, Steve H., Beverly Pecotte, Mary McGehee, Paul Pope, and Robb Bailey

1998 The Impacts of Hopwood: An Assessment of the Perceptions of Texas A&M University Students and of Pre-Hopwood Attendance Patterns for Students from Texas: Draft Report to the Office of the President, Texas A&M University. College Station: Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University. 24 pages.

Murdock, Steve H., Beverly Pecotte, Mary McGehee, Paul Pope, Robb Bailey and Michael Bates

1998 The Impacts of Hopwood: An Assessment of the Perceptions of Students Accepted for Admission to Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin and of Pre-Hopwood Attendance Patterns for Students from Texas: Report to the Office of the President, Texas A&M University. 191 pages.

Murdock, Steve H. and Md. Nazrul Hoque

1997 Projections of the Civilian Labor Force in Texas and Counties in Texas by Age, Sex, and Race/Ethnicity from 1990 to 2030. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University (in progress).

Murdock, Steve H. and Md. Nazrul Hoque

1997 Projections of Households in Texas and Counties in Texas by Age, Sex, and Race/Ethnicity from 1990 to 2030. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University.

Murdock, Steve H. and Md. Nazrul Hoque

1997 Projections of the Population of Texas and Counties in Texas by Age, Sex, and Race/Ethnicity from 1990 to 2030. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University.

Murdock, Steve H. and Md. Nazrul Hoque

1997 Projections of School Enrollment in Texas and Counties in Texas by Age, Sex, and Race/Ethnicity from 1990 to 2030. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University.

Murdock, Steve H., Sherrill Spies, Kofi Effah, Steve White, Richard Krannich, J.D. Wulfhorst, Krissa Wrigley, F. Larry Leistritz, Randy Sell, and JoAnn Thompson

1997 Socioeconomic Impacts of Waste-facility Siting and Management in Rural America. Final Report on Project No. 93-37401-8973, National Research Initiative, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Texas A&M University, Utah State University and North Dakota State University. 2 volumes.

Murdock, S.H.

1996 Texas Challenged: The Implications of Population Change for Public Service Demand in Texas. A report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University, 996 pages.

Murdock, S.H., Hoque, Md.N., Pecotte, B. and Michael, M.

1996 Population, Ethnic and Socioeconomic Change in Metropolitan Areas in Texas, 1970-2020. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Texas A&M University System, 76 pages.

Murdock, S.H., Hoque, Md.N., Michael, M., White, S. and Pecotte, B.

1995 An Assessment of the Implications of Population Change for Public Service Demand and Costs in Texas. A report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University, 994 pages.

Pecotte, B.A., Murdock, S.H., Fannin, D., Hoque, Md.N., Effah, K., Zhai, N. and Woods, T.

1995 An Examination of the Demographic Characteristics of Participants in a Selected Group of Work Force Training Programs in Texas. A report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University System, 292 pages.

Saenz, R.S. and Murguia, E.

1995 The Demography of the Texas Elderly. Departmental Technical Report 95-1. College Station: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas A&M University, 87 pages.

Swenson, Tami, Steve White and Steve H. Murdock

1998 An Examination of Change in the TANF Caseload and Characteristics of TANF Recipients in Texas, October 1995 through June 1998: Draft Report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University. 80 pages.

Thigpen, J.F. and Coppernoll, S.

1995 Promoting Natural Resource-based Economic Development in Rural Communities. College Station: Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Texas A&M University, 23 pages.

Thomas, John K. and Clark E. Adams

1998 Texas Outdoor: A Vision of the Future, Technical Report on the Statewide Survey of the Public. Final report for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas. College Station, Texas: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station. 95 pages.

Thomas, John K. and Patricia Harveson

1997 The Toxics Release Inventory, 1994: State of Texas. College Station, Texas: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Department of Rural Sociology. Technical Report 97-1.

Thomas, J.K.

1995 The Changing Texas Population: Implications for Property Management. College Station: Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Property Rights Task Force, 6 pages.

Torres, Cruz C. (co-authored with the Community Partnership Center Research Team)

1998 Rural Empowerment Zones/Enterprise Communities: Lessons from the Learning Initiative. Findings and Recommendations of the Community Partnership Center EZ/EC Learning Initiative. Knoxville: Community Partnership Center, University of Tennessee. 106 pages.

Torres, Cruz C.

1997 Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Communities Learning Initiative Case Studies: Rio Grande Valley Empowerment Zone. Knoxville: Community Partnership Center, University of Tennessee.

1997 Empowerment Zone and Enterprise Communities Learning Initiative Case Studies: La Jicarita Enterprise Community. Knoxville: Community Partnership Center, University of Tennessee.

1997 The Effects of Wife’s Employment on Marital Relations and Psychological Well-Being Among Mexican American Males, JSRI Research Report #25. East Lansing: The Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University.

White, Steve, Kofi Effah, Steve H. Murdock, Tami Swenson, Darrell Fannin, and Beverly Pecotte

1998 An Assessment of State and Workforce Area Patterns of Employment and Unemployment Among TANF Recipients, 1998-2005: Draft Report to the Welfare Reform Division, Texas Workforce Commission. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Texas A&M University. 57 pages.

White, Steve and Steve H. Murdock

1997 Population Change and Residential Property Taxes in Counties and School Districts in Texas: A Simulation of Long-Term Trends. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Texas A&M University. 488 pages.

White, Steve and Steve H. Murdock

1997 Population Change and Residential Property Taxes in Counties and School Districts in Texas: A Simulation of Long-Term Trends. A Draft Report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Texas A&M University. 194 pages.

White, Steve, Steve Murdock, Martha Michael, and Paul Pope

1997 An Analysis of the Impacts of Alternative Levels of Community-Care Program Use on the Costs for Medicaid Funded Long-term Care Services for the Elderly in Texas, 1996-2030. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Texas A&M University. 47 pages.

White, S., Murdock, S.H., Hoque, Md.N. and Michael, M.N.

1996 An Assessment of the Effects of Tax Abatements on Revenue Bases, School Financing and Economic Growth in Counties, Cities, and School Disricts in Texas 1990-1994. A report to the Texas Legislative Council. College Station: The Center for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research and Education, Department of Rural Sociology, Texas A&M University, 41 pages.


Popular Articles

Murdock, Steve H.

“Concentration Game.” Real Estate Center Journal 5: No. 4:22-23, 1998.

“Corridor of Growth.” Real Estate Center Journal 5: No. 1:22-23, 1998.

“Texas Population Growth and Diversity to Present Challenges for Texas Communities.” County Government and You, The V.G. Young Institute of County Government, Texas Agricultural Extension Service, The Texas A&M University System 16: No. 2, 1998.

Murdock, Steve H., M.N. Hoque and B.A. Pecotte

“Texas Population Growth Leads Nation.” 1998-99 Texas Almanac Pp. 293-295, 1998

Murdock, Steve H.

“Houston Growth Rapid, Diverse.” Real Estate Center Journal 4: No. 3: 18, 1997.

“Lone Star Population Surge.” Real Estate Center Journal 4: No. 2: 20, 1997.

“Metroplex Magnet.” Real Estate Center Journal 4: No. 4: 20-21, 1997.

“The Nester Factor: Burgeoning Market.” Real Estate Center Journal 4: No. 2: 2-4, 1997.

Murdock, Steve H., M.N. Hoque and B.A. Pecotte

“Texas Population Change in the 1990′s and Beyond: Renewed, Pervasive and Continuing Growth.” 1996-97 Texas Almanac Pp 284-311.

Murdock, S.H. and Hoque, M.N.

1996 “Population Growth: Texas Leads Nation.” Real Estate Center Journal 3(3): 22-23.

Murdock, S.H., Hoque, M.N. and Pecotte, B.A.

1996 “Texas Population Change in the 1990s and Beyond: Renewed, Pervasive and Continuing Growth.” 1996-97 Texas Almanac 284-311.

1995 “Texas Real Estate in 2030.” Real Estate Center Journal 2(3): 30.


Book Reviews

Saenz, R.S.

1995 W.K. Barger and Ernesto M. Reza. “The Farm Labor Movement in the Midwest: Social Change and Adaptation among Migrant Farmworkers.” Rural Sociology 60(3):559-61.

Thomas, J.K.

1995 A comparison of the following: 1) Robert Bullard, 1990. “Dumping in Dixie.” Boulder: Westview. 2) R.D. Bullard, ed.,

1993. “Confronting Environmental Racism: Voices from the Grassroots.” Boston: South End Press. 3) R.D. Bullard, ed.,

1994. “Unequal Protection: Environmental Justice and Communities of Color.” San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. Rural Sociology 60(2):344-349.

1995 Dorothy Howell, 1994. “Ecology for Environmental Professionals.” Westport: Quorum Books. Rural Sociology 60(3):544-546.

1995 Michael Gerrard, 1994. “Whose Backyard, Whose Risk: Fear and Fairness in Toxic and Nuclear Waste Siting.” Cambridge: MIT Press. Rural Sociology 60(4):761-764.

1995 Andrew Szasz. “Ecopopulism: Toxic Waste and the Movement for Environmental Justice.” Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press. Rural Sociology 60(1):651-652.


Proceedings Publications

Backman, K.F., Murdock, S.H. and Dwyer, J.F.

1995 “Changing Population Demographics.” Proceedings of the Fourth International Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Trends Symposium and the 1995 National Recreation Resource Planning Conference. St. Paul, Minnesota.

Kubena, K.S., Anding, J.D., McIntosh, Wm.A. and O’Brien, B.

1995 “Magnesium and Serum Lipids in Adolescents.” Proceedings of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. The FASEB Journal. 9:A452.

Kubena, K.S., McIntosh, Wm.A., Comboy-Downs, J., Esclovan, M.F., Worley, M.G., Anding, J.D. and Greene, L.W.

1995 “New Data on Interactions between Magnesium and Calcium: Low Dietary Intake of Magnesium with High Supplementation of Calcium in Elderly Texans and Effects in Rats.” Proceedings of the VII International Symposium on Magnesium. Lisbon: John Libbey.


Professional Presentations

Adams, Clark E., John K. Thomas and Sarah J. Steen

1998 “Program Considerations to Promote Female Participation in Deer Hunting.” Paper presented at the 21st Annual Southeast Deer Study Group at Jekyll Island, Georgia, February.

Adams, Clark E., John K. Thomas and James Robertson

1997 “An Assessment of Game Warden Personnel Needs in Texas.” Transactions of the 51st Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Game Commissioners. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, October.

Albrecht, D.E. and Albrecht, S.L.

1995 “Changing Employment Patterns in Nonmetropolitan America: Implications for Family Formation and Structure.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Washington, DC.

Bergerson, T.R., Gramann, J.H. and R. Saenz

1998 “Economic Distress and Natural Resource Dependence in Nonmetropolitan Counties of the Southwestern U.S.” Presented at the 7th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Columbia, Missouri

Bateman, R. and Saenz, R.S.

1996 “Mexican American Women’s Labor-force Participation in Nonmetropolitan Areas.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Sociological Association. Houston, Texas.

Cready, C.M. and Saenz, R.S.

1996 “Metro/Nonmetro Differences in American Indian, African-American, and Mexican-American Outmarriage.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Sociological Association. Houston, Texas.

Cready, C.M. and Thomas, J.K.

1995 “Competing Explanations of Illness Patterns in Developing and Developed Countries: Evidence for Economic Development, Public Health Interventions, and World Systems Theory.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Washington, DC.

Godwin, Annie, Wm. Alex McIntosh and Karen S. Kubena

1997 “The Relationship between Parental Labor Force Participation and Adolescents’ Dietary Intake and Risks to Cardiovascular Health.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Madison, Wisconsin, June.

Gramann, J.H.

1997 “Marketing Wildlife Recreation to Ethnically Diverse Population.” Invited presentation to the Joint Texas Parks and Wildlife Department-U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Workshop on Involving Diverse Audiences in Hunter and Outdoor Education Programs, Corpus Christi, Texas (Sponsor: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department).

1997 “Overview of Interpretation.” Invited presentation to the Mid-Brazos Ranger Conference, College Station, TX (Sponsor: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers).

1997 “Visions — A Look at the Recreation Industry.” Invited presentation to the Joint Texas Recreation and Parks Society/Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Annual Conference, Austin, Texas (Sponsor: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department).

1997 “When Wildlands Encroach on Urban Settings.” Invited presentation for the “Serving the Urban Mosaic” short course of the USDA Forest Service Eastern and Southern Regions University, St. Louis, Missouri (Sponsor: USDA Forest Service).

1995 “Effectiveness of Communication Approaches for Reducing Depreciative Behavior.” Invited presentation to the Human Dimensions in Recreational Fisheries Group at the Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society (sponsored by the USDC National Marine Fisheries Service, Southeast Region). Tampa, Florida.

Gramann, J.H and R. Saenz

1997 “Attitudes of Anglo and Hispanic Residents Toward the Lower Rio Grande Valley National Wildlife Refuge.” Presented at the Annual Western Social Science Association Meetings (Association of Borderland Scholars). Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Hoque, Md.N.

1996 “Trends and Determinants of the Choice of a Contraceptive Method in Zimbabwe, 1988-

1994.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. New York, August 16-20.

1995 “Trends and Differentials in Contraception in Rural and Urban Egypt, 1988-1992.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Washington, DC.

1995 “Trends and Determinants of the Choice of a Contraceptive Method in Non-married Women in Thailand and Zimbabwe.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Sociological Association. Dallas, Texas.

Hoque, Md.N. and Effah, K.B.

1995 “A Comparative Look at Sexual Behavior and Contraceptive Use Among Non-married Women in Africa.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Demographic Association. Richmond, Virginia, October 19-21.

Hoque, Md.N. and Ocola, M.F.

1996 “Trends and Determinants of the Choice of a Contraceptive Method in Peru, 1986-1992.” Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. New Orleans, May 9-11.

Hoque, Md.N. and Murdock, S.H.

1995 “Trends and Differentials in Contraception in Rural and Urban Bangladesh, 1983-1991.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. San Francisco, California.

1995 “A Comparative Analysis of the Determinants of Contraceptive Practice in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys Data.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. San Francisco, California.

Krannich, R.S., Wrigley, K., Wulfhorst, J.D. and Murdock, S.H.

1996 “Addressing Equity Concerns and Local Opposition in the Siting of Hazardous Waste Facilities: The Potential Role of Community Compensation Programs.” Paper presented at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Des Moines, Iowa.

Kyle, D.J.

1995 “The Macrohistorical Development of New York City’s Largest Undocumented Migrant Community: Transnational Migration from the Ecuadoran Andes.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Washington, DC.

1995 “Where Does a Transnational Peasant Live? The Community Question and Transnational Migration.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Washington, DC.

1995 “Your Job or Your Life: The Dilemma of Employment and Health Insurance Among Mexican-American Women in Public Housing.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Sociological Association, Dallas, Texas.

Lazarou, Emily, Wm. Alex McIntosh, Karen S. Kubena, David McMurray, and Michael Weir

1998 “Parenting Styles, Peer Influences, and Nutrient Intake and Body Composition Among Rural Adolescents.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Food and Society. San Francisco, California, June.

Lugaresi, J., McIntosh, Wm.A., Kubena, K.S. and Anding, J.

1995 “The Effect of Relationship between Parents and Adolescents or the Risk of Eating Disorders among Adolescents.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Dallas, March 1995.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex and Alvin Luedke

1998 “The Effects of Family Labor on Dairy Farm Efficiency and Effectiveness.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Portland, Oregon, August.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex and Cynthia Cready

1998 “The Effects of Globalization on Women’s Poverty and Health.” Presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Socioeconomics. Vienna, Austria, July.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Letitia Alston, Randy Booher, Dianne Sykes, and Clasina Segura

1998 “Predictors of Use of Telemedicine for Differing Medical Conditions.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Society. San Francisco, California, August.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Randy Booher, Letitia Alston, Dianne Sykes, and Clasina Segura

1998 “Costs Charged and Time Spent with Patients for Specialty Care Via Telemedicine.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Health Services Research Association. Washington, D.C., June.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Randy Booher, Letitia Alston, Dianne Sykes, and Clasina Segura

1998 “The Effects of Newspaper Reports on the Use of Telemedicine in a Rural Hospital.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of Rural Sociological Society, Portland, Oregon, August.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex and Karen S. Kubena

1997 “Social Support, Stress, and Nutritional Status in the Elderly.” Presented at the Southwest Social Science Meetings. New Orleans, Louisiana, March.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Karen S. Kubena and Jenna Anding

1997 “The Relationship Among Mothers’ Beliefs About Shopping, Cooking, Meals, and Food and Adolescent Food Beliefs and Behavior.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Madison, Wisconsin, June.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Robyn Bateman, Cynthia Cready, and Scott Rogers

1997 “Predictors of Texas Farmers’ Satisfaction with Dairying.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Toronto, Canada, August.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Dianne Sykes, Clasena Segura, and Letitia Alston

1997 “Hospital Survival in Rural Areas.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Toronto, Canada, August.

McIntosh, Wm. Alex, Dianne Sykes, Clasena Segura, Randy Booher, and Letitia Alston

1997 “Adoption of Telemedicine by Doctors in a Rural Hospital.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Toronto, Canada, August.

1997 “Adoption of Telemedicine by Medical Specialists.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Health Service Research Association. Chicago, Illinois, June.

McIntosh, Wm.A., Kubena, K.S. and Anding, J.

1995 “The Effects of Parental Work on Adolescent Body Image and Risk of Eating Disorders.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Study of Food and Society, Tuskeegee, June 1995.

Murdock, Steve H.

1997- More than 70 presentations to legislative, community and 98 professional groups on Texas population and natural resources.

Murdock, Steve H.

1998 “An Assessment of Potential Needs Unmet and Opportunities Lost as a Result of Hopwood.” A paper presented at the Second Annual Conference on Minorities and Policy Issues (The Hopwood Effect). College Station, Texas, February 12.

1997 “Waste Facility Siting in Rural Areas in the United States: An Assessment of Impacts and Their Effects on Residents’ Acceptance of Waste Facility Siting.” A paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the Rural Sociological Society. Toronto, Canada, August 16.

1997 “Waste Facility Siting in Rural Areas in the United States: An Assessment of an Integrated Model for Explaining Residents’ Level of Support for Waste Siting.” A paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the International Association for Impact Assessment. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 29.

Murdock, Steve H. and Sean Shong Hwang

1997 “Residential and Employment Functions of American Suburbs.” A paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. Toronto, Canada, August 12.

1997 “Attraction or Avoidance of Similar Groups in American Suburbs?” A paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the American Sociological Association. Toronto, Canada, August 9.

Murdock, Steve H., Richard S. Krannich and F. Larry Leistritz

1997 “In Search of Local Support for Hazardous Waste Facility Siting: Resident Responses to Alternative Community Compensation and Incentive Programs.” A paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the International Association for Impact Assessment. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 28-31.

Murdock, Steve H., F. Larry Leistritz and Richard S. Krannich

1997 “Economic Impacts of Waste Facility Operation Versus Other Types of Development in the Rural United States.” A paper presented at the Annual Meetings of the International Association for Impact Assessment. New Orleans, Louisiana, May 28-31.

Murdock, S.H.

1995 “Materials for and Perspectives on Teaching Applied Demography.” Paper presented at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. San Francisco, California.

Murdock, S.H., White, S., Spies, S., Woods, T. and Morris, T.

1995 “The Impacts of Industrial and Hazardous Waste Disposal Facilities on Rural Communities in the Great Plains.” Paper presented at the 1995 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association. Washington, DC.

Pierce, D.W., Friend, T.H., McIntosh, Wm.A., Bushong, D. and Bjorge, M.

1995 “American Attitudes towards Proposed Legislation Concerning the Production and Slaughter of Farm Animals.” Paper presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Animal Sciences, St. Louis, July 1995.

Rudis, V.A., R.E. Thill, J.H. Gramann, J. Picone, N. Kalidindi, and P.A. Tappe

1997 “Understory Structure Following Uneven-aged Reproduction Cutting by Season, 2 and 6 Years After Treatment: A Comparison of Selected Measurement Methods.” Presented at the Annual North American Forest Ecology Conference. Raleigh, North Carolina.

Saenz, R.S.

1995 “Chicano Poverty in U.S. Counties: A Comparative Approach.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association and the Rural Sociological Society. Washington, DC.

Saenz, R.S. and Aguirre, B.E.

1996 “Demographic and Socioeconomic Patterns of Latinos: A Cohort Analysis of Natives and Immigrants.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America. New Orleans.

Saenz, R.S. and Gramann, J.

1995 “Environmental Attitudes and Knowledge of Latinos in South Texas.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Pentagon City, Virginia.

Saenz, R.S., Hwang, S.S. and Greenlees, C.S.

1995 “The Prediction of Age at First Marriage and Marriage Duration: A Methodological Exercise.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association. Dallas, Texas.

Saenz, R.S. and Rochin, R.I.

1995 “Chicano Self-employment in the Southwest.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Pentagon City, Virginia.

Spies, S. and Murdock, S.

1996 “Differentials in Community Leader and Resident Perceptions of Risk and Impacts Associated with Waste Facility Siting.” Paper presented at the 1996 Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Des Moines, Iowa.

1996 “The Impacts of Waste Facility Siting and Storage on Host Community Residents’ Perceptions of Health and Safety Issues in Communities in the Western United States.” Paper presented at the Sixth Inter-national Symposium on Society and Resource Management. University Park, Pennsylvania.

Sykes, Dianne and W. Alex McIntosh

1997 “Telemedicine, Community Awareness, and Rural Hospitals.” Presented at the annual meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Toronto, Canada, August.

Taylor, Gregory S.

1997 “Texas Agricultural Extension Service Community Development Programs.” Presented to the Lower Colorado River Authority Area County/City Elected Officials, Lake Buchannan, Texas, October.

1997 “Job Creation Strategies.” Paper presented at the 1997 Forest – Based Economic Development Academy, Birmingham, Alabama, October.

1997 “Texas Agricultural Extension Service Community Development Programs.” Presented to Heart of Texas Council of Governments Semi-Annual Meeting, Waco, Texas, August.

1997 “Small Community Development: Integrating an International Perspective.” Panel presentation, Extension Interest Group, Rural Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, August.

1997 “Texas Agricultural Extension Service Community Development Programs.” Presented to Entrepreneurship Programming, In-Service Training, Brownwood, Texas, March.

1997 “Communities in Economic Transition Pilot Efforts.” Invited paper presented at Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting. Birmingham, Alabama, February.

1997 “Strengthening the Applied Base for Rural Development Action Programs.” Invited paper presented at Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists Annual Meeting, Joint Agricultural Economics-Rural Sociology Symposium. Birmingham, Alabama, February.

Thigpen, J.F.

1996 “Wildlife Recreation on Private Lands as an Economic Development Strategy: the Texas Example.” Paper presented at The Sustainable Use of Wildlife Conference (sponsored by the Southern African Wildlife Management Association). The University of Cape Town, Africa.

1996 “Community Factors Influencing Texas Farm Operator Environmental Protection.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association. Greensboro, North Carolina.

1995 “The Federal Endangered Species Act and Private Landowners.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association. New Orleans, Louisiana.

1995 “Community Impacts of Farmer Use of Water Quality-enhancing Conservation Practices.” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society. Washington, DC.

Thomas, John K., Clark E. Adams and Ge Wang

1998 “Perceived and Estimated Personnel Needs of a State Natural Resource Agency.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association in Little Rock, Arkansas, February.

Thomas, John K. and Ge Wang

1997 “Technological Correlates of U.S. Agristructure.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association. Birmingham, Alabama.

Thomas, John K., Joseph S. Kodamanchaly and Patricia Harveson

1997 “Toxic Chemical Wastes and the Coincidence of Carcinogenic Mortality in Texas.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Association. Toronto, Canada.

Thomas, J.K. and Howell, F.M.

1995 “Environmental Justice: Current Evidence and Conceptual Prospects.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Sociological Association. Dallas, Texas.

Thomas J.K., Howell, F.M. and Wang, G.

1996 “Visualizing Trends in the US Agricultural Nebula, 1982-1992.” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association. Greensboro, North Carolina.

Torres, Cruz C.

1998 “Participatory Evaluation: Lessons Learned.” Going Forward with Empowerment Zones Conference, De Paul University, Chicago, Illinois, September 24.

1998 “Mexican American Attitudes Towards Criminality.” American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, San Francisco, California, August.

1998 Community Learning Teams Workshop (Trainer/Facilitator). University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee, March 25-27.

1998 “Intergenerational Sex-Role Attitudes Among Mexican Americans.” Southwestern Social Science Association Annual Meeting, Corpus Christi, Texas, March 18-21.

1998 “Traditional vs. Egalitarian Mexican American Sex-Role Attitudes.” National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas, February 10-14.

1998 “Use of a Participatory Approach in Rural Latino Communities.” Southern Rural Sociological Association Annual Meeting, Little Rock, Arkansas, January 31-February 4.

1997 “La Jicarita: The Politics of Rural Minority Social and Economic Empowerment.” Rural Sociological Society Annual Meetings, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 13-17.

1997 “Participatory Evaluation: The Ins and Outs of Citizens’ Learning Teams in Rural Empowerment Zones and Enterprise Communities.” Rural Sociological Society Annual Meetings, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 13-17.

1997 “La Jicarita: A Case Study in Empowering Rural Latinos.” American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, August 9-13.

1997 “Participatory Action Research: Community Learning Initiative.” The World Congress 4th on Action Research, Action Learning and Process Management, and 8th on Participatory Action-Research, Cartagena, Columbia, May 31-June 5.

1997 “Generational Value Differences Along the South Texas-Mexico Border Region.” Southwestern Social Science Association Annual Meetings, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 26-29.

Wulfhorst, J.D., Krannich, R., Murdock, S., Leistritz, F. and Hamm, R.

1996 “Managing Hazardous Wastes and Risks in Rural Communities.” Paper presented at the Sixth International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. University Park, Pennsylvania.


Public Presentations

Albrecht, D.E.

1995 “Social Issues Related to Sustaining Irrigated Agriculture with Specific Reference to the Ogallala Aquifer.” Invited presentation to the Annual Conference of the American Water Resources Association. Houston, Texas.

Gramann, J.H.

1995 “Ethnicity, Race, and Outdoor Recreation.” Invited presentation and participation in 2-day workshop on ethnicity and recreation at Corps of Engineers water resource projects (sponsored by the US Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station). Dallas, Texas.

Gramann, J.H. and Saenz, R.S.

1995 “Attitudes of Anglo and Hispanic Residents toward the Lower Rio Grande Valley Wildlife Corridor.” Presented at the 7th US/Mexico Border States Conference on Recreation, Parks, and Wildlife. Brownsville, Texas.

Gramann, J.H., Shaull, S.L. and Saenz, R.S.

1995 “Cultural Assimilation and the Importance of Family-related and Nature-related Recreation Experiences among Hispanic Americans in California.” Presented at the Leisure Research Symposium of the National Recreation and Park Association. San Antonio, Texas.

Kyle, D.J.

1996 “Transnational Linkages and Cultural Identities.” Invited lecture at the Bolivar House, Stanford University. Palo Alto, California.

1996 “Transnational Migration and the Community Question.” Invited lecture to the Sociology Department, Baylor University. Waco, Texas.

1995 “The Transnational Peasant.” Invited lecture to the Stevenson Colloquia, University of California. Santa Cruz, California.

Luedke, A.J., Pecotte, B. and Murdock, S.H.

1996 “The Effects of the 1996 Farm Bill on Farms and Rural Communities in Texas.” Paper presented at the Conference on “The Farm Bill and Beyond.” Lubbock, Texas.

Murdock, S.H.

1996 Annual Convention of the Texas Hospital Association. San Antonio, Texas.

1996 Commissioner’s Midwinter Conference. Austin, Texas.

1996 Strategic Planning Meeting: Wildlife Conservation and Outdoor Recreation in Texas with Special Emphasis on Private Lands Issues. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Austin, Texas.

1996 Annual Meeting of the Texas Association of Rural Conservation and Development Areas. Nacogdoches, Texas.

1996 Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Wichita Falls, Texas.

1996 La Pryor Independent School District. Uvalde, Texas.

1996 Guest lecturer for Dr. David Scott, Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism. College Station, Texas.

1996 Guest lecturer for Dr. Celesta Albonetti, Department of Sociology. College Station, Texas.

1996 Center for Leadership in Higher Education. College Station, Texas.

1996 Fifteenth Annual Conference of the Texas Association of Appraisal Districts. Corpus Christi, Texas.

1996 Presbyterian Church USA. Dallas, Texas.

1996 The Merry Go Round Bryan Rotary Club. Bryan, Texas.

1996 12th Annual Recruitment and Retention Conference, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Austin, Texas.

1996 Coalition Meeting, Office of the Chancellor, Texas A&M University System. Austin, Texas.

1996 Board of Regents, Texas A&M University System. Kingsville, Texas.

1996 Texas State Data Center Meeting and Workshop. Austin, Texas.

1996 Communications Council Summer Conference, Texas A&M University System. Laredo, Texas.

1995 “Small Area Analysis/Estimation.” Paper presented at the Summer Minority Public Health Institute, University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

1995 “Implications of Future Trends for Urban Forestry Clientele in 21st Century.” Presentation to the Urban National Forest Academy. Pomona, California.

1995 Fifth Annual Outlook for Texas Rural Land Markets, Real Estate Center, Texas A&M University. College Station, Texas.

1995 Community Assessment Committee, United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast. Houston, Texas.

1995 National Extension Foresters Conference. Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

1995 Chamber of Commerce. Pflugerville, Texas.

1995 Gethsemane Presbyterian Church, Grace Presbytery. Fort Worth, Texas.

1995 Advisory Council, Department of Finance. College Station, Texas.

1995 Urban Directional Emphasis Team meeting. College Station, Texas.

1995 Guest lecturer for Dr. Ivan Schmedemann, Real Estate Center, Texas A&M University. College Station, Texas.

1995 Guest lecturer for Dr. David Scott, Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism. College Station, Texas. (March)

1995 Guest lecturer for Dr. David Scott, Department of Recreation, Parks and Tourism. College Station, Texas. (May)

1995 Roundtable Discussion, U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform. Mesa, Arizona.

1995 Planning Team for 1997 Higher Education Initiative, Office of the Chancellor, Texas A&M University System. Austin, Texas.

1995 Annual Business Meeting of the Society of Texas A&M Real Estate Professionals. Corpus Christi, Texas.

1995 4th International Outdoor Recreation & Tourism Trends Symposium 1995 National Recreation Resource Planning Conference. St. Paul, Minnesota.

1995 College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Texas Tech University. Lubbock, Texas.

1995 The San Antonio Board of Realtors – Winning in the 90′s: New Challenges/New Opportunities Seminar. San Antonio, Texas.

1995 Commissioner’s Midwinter Conference. Austin, Texas.

Saenz, R.S.

1995 “The Growth of the Hispanic Population and Its Impact on Educational Institutions.” Invited lecture presented at the first annual conference on the Education of Hispanics (sponsored by the Fort Worth Independent School District Administrators Association and the Fort Worth Association for Bilingual Education). Fort Worth, Texas.

1995 “The Demography of Mexicans in the Midwest.” Invited lecture presented at the “Immigration and Ethnic Communities: Focus on Latinos” conference sponsored by the Julian Samora Research Institute, Michigan State University. East Lansing, Michigan.

1995 “The Demographic and Socioeconomic Patterns of Rural Latinos: A Comparative Approach.” Invited lecture presented to Transcultural Seminar 9 at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Kingsville, Texas.

Taylor, G.S.

1995 “Rural Information Center and Rural Resource Guides.” Paper presented to Texas Independent Bank staff. Dallas, Texas.

1995 “Communities in Economic Transition Pilot Project.” Paper presented to Upshur County Implementation Team. Gilmer, Texas.

1995 “Rural Economic Development.” Paper presented at Blackland Income Growth Annual Meeting. Waco, Texas.

1995 “Program Evaluation Criteria.” Paper presented to Texas Rural Development Council Committee Chairs. Austin, Texas.

1995 “Texas Agricultural Extension Service Community Development Programs.” Family and Consumer Sciences In-Service Training. Dallas and Brownwood, Texas.

Thigpen, J.F.

1996 “Economic Development Potential of Wildlife Recreation.” Presented at the Forum on the Economics of Wildlife and Livestock on Private Lands, Texas A&M Research Station. Sonora, Texas.

1996 “Community Action Plans for Nature-based Tourism.” Presented to the Joint Community Tourism Development Workshop and County Faculty In-Service Training Program for TAEX District 3. Bowie, Texas.

1996 “Trends in Nature-based Tourism.” Presented to TAEX District 6 In-service Training Program for County Faculty. Fort Stockton, Texas.

1996 “Estimating Local Economic Impacts from Wildlife Recreation.” Presented to TAEX District 6 In-service Training Program for County Faculty. Fort Stockton, Texas.

1996 “Trends in Wildlife Recreation as an Economic Development Option.” Presented to Ft. Davis Chamber of Commerce. Ft. Davis, Texas.

1995 “Community Impacts of Wildlife Recreation Tourism.” Presented to the Nongame Wildlife Program staff of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Austin, Texas.

1995 “Exploring the Nonhunting Wildlife Recreation Market.” Presented to landowners and community leaders of Liberty County. Liberty, Texas.

1995 “Trends in Forest-based Recreation in the South.” Presented at Southern Forest-based Resources meetings. Atlanta, Georgia.

1995 “Results of Washington County Community Issues Survey.” Presented to the Washington County Council Board of Directors. Brenham, Texas.

1995 “Rural Development Data: Needs and Availability.” Presented to USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service–Texas Resource Conservation and Development Coordinators. Kerrville, Texas.

Thigpen, J.F. and Beus, C.E.

1995 “Communities, Agriculture and Water Quality: Exploring the Relationships.” Presented at The Influence of Social Trends on Agriculture and Natural Resources Symposium (sponsored by the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service). Washington, DC.

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