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The Altered Mobile Home: A Stationary Image Of Work And Value, Gregory Kendall Jenkins Feb 1990

The Altered Mobile Home: A Stationary Image Of Work And Value, Gregory Kendall Jenkins

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

As the medium cost of conventional housing rises, many people unable to incur such an expense look for alternative forms of adequate housing. In rural areas surrounding Bowling Green, Kentucky, several families have utilized the mobile home as a base to expand, embellish, and personalize, creating a larger more conventional-looking home. Many of these altered homes possess gabled roofs, rock exterior walls, and expansive interior space. Of primary concern is: why have these families undertaken a project of this nature?

As material culture scholars and folklorists examine our built environment, they find relationship between construction and the builders. What can ...


Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program Jan 1990

Ua35/11 Student Honors Research Bulletin, Wku Honors Program

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The WKU Student Honors Research Bulletin is dedicated to scholarly involvement and student research. These papers are representative of work done by students from throughout the university.

  • Basham, Penny. The Ritalin Controversy: Hyperactive Children and Medication
  • Buote, Kim. The Transmission of Negative Feedback: Obstacles, Effects and Suggestions
  • Cowan, James. The 1988 Presidential Primaries: Search for Bandwagons
  • Durfey, Suzanne. AIDS: Nutrition and Its Implications
  • Felty, Jeff. Gay and Lesbian Couples
  • Gilliland, Linda. Muffins and Aspartame or Sucrose
  • Graham, Ken. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
  • Grubbs, Morris. Conflicts and Synthesis in Robert Penn Warren's Blackberry Winter
  • Medeiros, Lynne. Problems of Democratic Republicism ...