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1979

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Factors Related To The Resettlement Of Migrant Adults In New York State, Laura B. Neale May 1979

Factors Related To The Resettlement Of Migrant Adults In New York State, Laura B. Neale

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to explore factors related to the resettlement of migrant adults in New York State. Differences among groups of resettled, intrastate, and interstate migrant adults were analyzed in the areas of formal education received, reading achievement, attitudes toward reading, and socioeconomic and cultural factors chosen as important reasons for resettlement.

Two questionnaires were developed by the researcher to aid in this study. Possible relationships between attitudes toward reading and reading achievement, between reading achievement and formal education, and between attitudes toward reading and sex were also explored. Significant differences were found among the three groups ...