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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Instrumental Community

Cyrus C. M. Mody.

October 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 280 pages.

The scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) has been hailed as the “key enabling discovery for nanotechnology,” the catalyst for a scientific field that attracts nearly USD 20 billion in...

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Community Networking, an Evolution

Madeline Gonzalez Allen.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 2687 words.

Over the years, “community networking” has evolved and contributed toward what has become known as “social media,” with many exciting and novel ways we can all be interconnected. The author...

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Inventing a Community

Cyrus C. M. Mody.

in Instrumental Community

October 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 11587 words.

This chapter discusses the process of building an instrumental community by examining the roles of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards (NBS) and IBM’s research laboratory in Switzerland...

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A Community Far Afield

Jon Horne Carter.

in Bohemian South

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7140 words.

This chapter examines Black Mountain College, an experimental college of exiles—cultural, political, and social, who created a utopian Appalachian avant-garde art community that emerged in...

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Staging Harmony, Guarding Community

Maureen Jackson.

in Mixing Musics

July 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 8119 words.

After the mid-1980s, we witness a shift from ongoing visitations and networking between Turkish Jewish and non-Jewish musicians to religious music-making in increasingly security-conscious...

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Location, Positionality, and Community

Yoko Tsukuda.

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 1337 words.

Issues surrounding the differences between U.S.-based and Japan-based Japanese American studies have been important to me as a person who has pursued degrees at graduate schools in both...

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Community Development: Rhetoric or Reality?

Barney Rooney.

in Reinventing the City?

October 2003; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7555 words.

This chapter examines community development and the strategic interventions in dealing with social problems and other issues affecting a community. It also discusses projects that could be...

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PLATO: The Emergence of Online Community

David R. Woolley.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5951 words.

In the early 1970s, two decades before the World Wide Web came on the scene, the PLATO system pioneered online discussion forums and message boards, email, chat rooms, instant messaging,...

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Introduction: Communities, Innovation, and Knowledge

Cyrus C. M. Mody.

in Instrumental Community

October 2011; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 9162 words.

This book focuses on the roles of communities, innovation, and knowledge in developments in the field of nanotechnology, and also reveals that the scanning tunnelling microscope (STM) has...

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Conclusion: comparing communities, challenging conceptions

Sarah Hackett.

in Foreigners, minorities and integration

September 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 4704 words.

This chapter addresses the key arguments, debates and themes that run throughout the book. It asserts that Muslim immigrants in Newcastle and Bremen have historically performed better in...

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Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

Jessa Lingel.

April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 192 pages.

Whether by accidental keystroke or deliberate tinkering, technology is often used in ways that are unintended and unimagined by its designers and inventors. In this book, Jessa Lingel...

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Jews and Jewish Communities in the Urban Economy

Adam Teller.

in Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-Century Lithuania

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 6445 words.

Towns were the main setting of Jewish life on the estates, with Jews there contributing greatly to the urban economy and bringing significant revenues to the Radziwiłł administration. The...

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Community Networking: The Native American Telecommunications Continuum

Randy Ross.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 902 words.

Community Networking -- The Native American Telecommunications Continuum Computer mediated communications -- has evolved exponentially each decade since the mid-1980’s. Pre-Internet...

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Building Community Through Self-Awareness and Self-Expression

Gail Brown.

in Sabato Rodia's Towers in Watts

June 2014; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 1549 words.

This chapter presents the author's account of creating the From Where I'm Standing photo-documentary workshop in 1995. Since 2005, she has been providing in-depth photography and writing...

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The Art of Tele-Community Development: The Telluride Infozone

Richard Lowenberg.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 4285 words.

The InfoZone, a project of the Telluride Institute in southwest Colorado, was an early example-setting community networking initiative, cited for being the first rural Internet PoP in...

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Community Memory: The First Public-Access Social Media System

Lee Felsenstein.

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 5218 words.

Community Memory was the first public-access social media system, opening without advance notice on August 8, 1973 in Berkeley, California. Designed and programmed by members of a nonprofit...

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Online Communities on the Move: Mobile Play in Korea

Youn-ah Kang.

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

May 2008; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 4670 words.

This chapter focuses on the increasing use of the Internet in the daily activities of people, resulting in Internet-based forms of mediation such as blogs. Mobile communication devices with...

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They Came from the Basement: Tactics of Secrecy in New Brunswick’s Underground Punk Community

Jessa Lingel.

in Digital Countercultures and the Struggle for Community

April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 9563 words.

The punk music scene in New Brunswick is literally underground, taking place in a network of residential basements. Because these shows are quasi-legal, the community has developed a set of...

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Against Curation: The Challenges of Community Self-Representation (or, Confessions of a Former Control Addict)

Frank Proschan.

in Curatorial Conversations

May 2016; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 7030 words.

Using the examples from Festival programs on Lao American and Greek American Folklife and reflecting on the author’s experience in operationalizing the UNESCO Convention on Safeguarding...

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Vernacular Representations of Race and the Making of a Japanese Ethnoracial Community in Los Angeles

Fuminori Minamikawa.

in Trans-Pacific Japanese American Studies

September 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cultural Studies. 9766 words.

This chapter examines how Japanese immigrants in the early 20th century Los Angeles interpreted race and racism in their vernacular narratives. They used two Japanese terms, minzoku and jin...

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