Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


Sociology and Anthropology

First Advisor

Dr. Phillip Vogt


This research proposed to analyze the United Community Services of Omaha, Nebraska. The aim was to explain how the organization functioned, its focal points of tension and conflict and its adaptability to change. Both informal relationships and formal relationships prescribed by the United Community Services Constitution were analyzed. The effect of external and internal pressures on the United Community Services were examined, as well as the responses of the organization to those pressures.


A Thesis Presented to the Department of Sociology and the Faculty of the College of Graduate Studies University of Nebraska at Omaha In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree Master of Arts. Copyright Betty W. Carter January, 1969

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