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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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Social network analysis of a scientist–practitioner research initiative established to facilitate science dissemination and implementation within states and communities

Elizabeth M Ginexi, Grace Huang, Michael Steketee, Sophia Tsakraklides, Keith MacAllum, Julie Bromberg, Amanda Huffman, Douglas A Luke, Scott J Leischow, Janet M Okamoto and Todd Rogers.

in Research Evaluation

October 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 6898 words.

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This article presents a case study of a scientist–practitioner research network established by the National Cancer Institute’s State and Community...

Teaching with Media

Michael Kuchinsky.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Research Methods. 10959 words.

Various media sources are available to enhance the teaching of international affairs, including literature, film, political cartoons, television programming, newspapers, music, and blogs...

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Civic Engagement

Lynn M. Kuzma.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Political Institutions; Research Methods. 8581 words.

There is a body of evidence that suggests that young Americans are disengaged from communal life. Since the late 1980s, college students have been described as materialistic, self-absorbed,...

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Women and Publishing in International Studies

Marijke Breuning.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Politics and Sexuality. 10579 words.

A gender disparity in publishing hinders the ability of women to advance their careers in academia. A review of the literature shows that there is little published research on the status of...

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The Transatlantic Paradox

Thomas Donaldson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Social Responsibility

February 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business History; Research Methods. 3779 words.

The concept of the corporation is not separable from the systems of incorporation and regulation that instantiate it. This is true of both the ‘American’ model of the corporation, with its...

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Methodological Contributions in International Business and the Direction of Academic Research Activity

Bruce Kogut.

in The Oxford Handbook of International Business

January 2009; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: International Business; Research Methods. 13547 words.

The development of the field of international business has been strongly driven by innovations in research design and methodologies. This article emphasizes this role in order to suggest...

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Human Rights Education

Anja Mihr.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online December 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Human Rights; Research Methods. 10957 words.

Human rights education (HRE) is a set of educational and pedagogical learning methods aimed at informing people and training them in their human rights. The earliest foundation of HRE is...

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Using Facebook as an Educational Resource in the Classroom

Carolyn M. Shaw.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

December 2015; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Political Communication. 8468 words.

Facebook is a social networking site created in 2004 which has since obtained over a billion users, and it has the potential to facilitate learning in the classroom. With the widespread use...

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Critical Reflections on Labor Process Theory, Work, and Management

Steve Frenkel.

in The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies

January 2011; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Research Methods. 4487 words.

This article begins with a commentary on labour-process theory (LPT), particularly Paul Thompson's contribution to the Handbook. This provides historical background to some important...

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Theoretical Perspectives in the Study of Communication and the Internet

Ronald E. Rice and Ryan Fuller.

in The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies

January 2013; p ublished online March 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Knowledge Management; Research Methods. 9964 words.

This chapter exposes the prominence of different theoretical perspectives on the Internet. A broad scope of primary and secondary theories has been increasingly used to understand the...

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Green Digits: Towards an Ecology of IT Thinking

Pierre Berthon, Philip DesAutels, Brian Donnellan and Cynthia Clark Williams.

in The Oxford Handbook of Management Information Systems

July 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Knowledge Management; Research Methods. 5978 words.

This article highlights the paradoxes of information technology (IT) and IS and the promise of these as one of the solutions to our ecological dilemma. Some of these paradoxes include the...

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The Future of Organization Theory: Prospects and Limitations

Gibson Burrell.

in The Oxford Handbook of Organization Theory

March 2005; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Research Methods. 5109 words.

Organization theory is largely about management in many of its guises and how this intermediate group relates to both its hierarchical superiors and its subordinates. It involves the...

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Research evaluation in Europe: state of the art

Terttu Luukkonen.

in Research Evaluation

August 2002; p ublished online August 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Although there is no single European way of doing research evaluation, it has been going on since the 1970s, importantly supported by the European Community. Trends include: evaluating...

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Intra-European scientific co-operation: measuring policy impact

J Removille and B Clarysse.

in Research Evaluation

August 1999; p ublished online August 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

European Union (EU) funded co-operation within the Community programme and the other public S&T co-operation taking place outside the specific remit of the EU, has grown from 4% (of...

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Practical research proposal and publication profiling

Alan L Porter, David J Schoeneck, David Roessner and Jon Garner.

in Research Evaluation

March 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

We present means to enable profiling to situate research activities (such as proposals or publications) within research domains, identify cognitive and social networks, and track knowledge...

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Impact of socio-economic factors on higher education in Russia

Valentina A Markusova, Vladimir A Minin, Alexandr N Libkind, Mikhail V Arapov, C N Margriet Jansz, Michel Zitt and Elise Bassecoulard-Zitt.

in Research Evaluation

April 2005; p ublished online April 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

The fundamental changes in the political and economic domains in Russia in the late 1990s affected the Russian scientific community profoundly. This paper focuses on the effects on the...

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Profiles and beyond: constructing consensus on measuring research output in communication sciences

Carole Probst, Benedetto Lepori, Daniela De Filippo and Diana Ingenhoff.

in Research Evaluation

March 2011; p ublished online March 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Measuring research output in fields of social sciences and humanities requires particular attention to the specificities of the field, but also to national and cultural contexts. This paper...

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Service marks as indicators for innovation in knowledge-based services

Ulrich Schmoch and Stephan Gauch.

in Research Evaluation

October 2009; p ublished online October 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

It has long been a tradition in the field of innovation research to use quantitative indicators to measure the extent of innovation activities and analyze them in from a comparative...

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State of the art in assessing research impact: introduction to a special issue

Claire Donovan.

in Research Evaluation

September 2011; p ublished online September 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Papers in this special issue were developed at an international workshop on ‘State of the Art in Assessing Research Impact’, hosted by the Health Economics Research Group at Brunei...

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The characteristics of highly cited researchers in Africa

Hugo Confraria, Jaco Blanckenberg and Charl Swart.

in Research Evaluation

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Research Methods; Biological Sciences; Knowledge Management; Social Research and Statistics. 10177 words.

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Very little is known about the characteristics of highly cited scientists in Africa. This is unfortunate as highly cited researchers are seen as key...