Great Plains Research 11:2

Great Plains Research 11:2

Edited by Svata M. Louda

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NATURAL SCIENCES

Habitat Fragmentation Effects on Birds in Grasslands and Wetlands: A Critique of Our Knowledge
Douglas H. Johnson

Abundance and Habitat Associations of Birds Wintering in the Platte River Valley, Nebraska
Craig A. Davis

Influence of Habitat on Distribution and Abundance of the Eastern Woodrat in Kansas
Jon P. Beckmann, Glennis A. Kaufman, and Donald W. Kaufman

Growth, Condition, and Mortality of Black Crappie, Bluegill, and Yellow Perch in Nebraska Sand Hills Lakes
Craig P. Paukert, David W. Willis, and Andrew L. Glidden

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Characteristics of In-Migrants to the Northern Great Plains: Survey Results from Nebraska and North Dakota
F. Larry Leistritz, Sam Cordes, Randall S. Sell, John C. Allen, and Rebecca Vogt

The Contemporary Role of the Federal Government in the Great Plains Economy: A Comprehensive Examination of Federal Spending and Related Fiscal Activities
Sam Cordes and Evert Van der Sluis

Relationships Between Community Attributes and Residential Preference in Nonmetropolitan Nebraska
John C. Allen, Rebecca Vogt, and Soonchul Ko

A Phenomenological Case for the Family Farmer as an Environmental Steward
Jim Hanson

Social Values in the Assessment of Livestock Grazing in the Great Plains
R.K. Heitschmidt, J.D. Johnson, and K.D. Klement

BOOK REVIEWS

Bruhns, Karen Olsen, and Karen E. Stothert
Women in Ancient America
By Marcel Kornfeld

Schweitzer, Marjorie M., ed.
American Indian Grandmothers: Traditions and Transitions
By Paula P. Bennett

Smith, Thomas T.
The U.S. Army and the Texas Frontier Economy, 1845-1900
By Andres Tijerina

Bailey, Beth
Sex in the Heartland
By Julia Ehrhardt

Harrison, Trevor W., and Jerrold L. Kachur, eds.
Contested Classrooms: Education, Globalization, and Democracy in Alberta
By Veronika Bohac Clarke

Boal, Frederick W., and Stephen A. Royle, eds.
North America: A Geographical Mosaic
By William C. Johson

Pierce, John T., and Ann Dale, eds.
Communities, Development and Sustainability, Across Canada
By Neil Gilson

Thu, Kendall M., and E. Paul Durrenberger, eds.
Pigs, Profits, and Rural Communities
By Mark S. Honeyman

Horwitz, Richard P.
Hog Ties: Pigs, Manure, and Mortality in American Culture
By John E. Ikerd

Tranquilla, Julie, ed.
Swine Source Book: Alternatives for Pork Producers
By Daniel A. Schmidt

Orden, David, Robert Paarlberg, and Terry Roe
Policy Reform in American Agriculture: Analysis and Prognosis
By Thomas F. Stinson

Welsh, Rick
The Economics of Organic Grain and Soybean Production in the Midwestern United States
By Glenn A. Helmers

Denholm, I., J.A. Pickett, and A.L. Devonshire, eds.
Insecticide Resistance: From Mechanisms to Management
By Charles F. Chilcutt

Robertson, G. Philip, David E. Coleman, Caroline S. Bledsoe, and Phillip Sollins, eds.
Standard Soil Methods for Long-Term Ecological Research
By Mary Ann Vinton

Anderson, Wood Powell
Perennial Weeds: Characteristics and Identification of Selected Herbaceous Species
By Stephan L. Hatch

Cox, George W.
Alien Species in North America and Hawaii: Impacts on Natural Ecosystems
By Roger Sheley

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