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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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Ethical Challenges Community-Based Researchers and Community-Based Organizations Face

Margaret R. Boyd.

in The Oxford Handbook of Methods for Public Scholarship

September 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 7738 words.

Community-based research (CBR) has grown rapidly since its origins and has helped to make substantial and positive changes within communities. The goals of CBR are to collaborate with...

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Narratives, community organisations and pedagogy

Rosemary Du Plessis, Jane Higgins and Belinda Mortlock.

in Biographical methods and professional practice

March 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 5389 words.

This chapter focuses on three categories of narratives: stories about teaching a social research course; student's stories about their practice as researchers; and the stories of forty-two...

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The Impossible Task of Community Art Practice

Jorge Lucero and William Estrada.

in The Oxford Handbook of Methods for Public Scholarship

September 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 11693 words.

Through a formal examination of some of the most important long-term community art practices in Chicago, Mexican American artists and educators Jorge Lucero and William Estrada recount...

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Evaluation and the New Deal for Communities: learning what for whom?

Ian Smith and Lucy Grimshaw.

in The politics of evaluation

January 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 6790 words.

This chapter returns to the New Deal for Communities (NDC) initiative with a reflective discussion of the utility of evaluation. It notes that evaluation is seen as a process of knowledge...

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Community-led regeneration: learning loops or reinvented wheels?

Mike Rowe and Marilyn Taylor.

in The politics of evaluation

January 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 7701 words.

This chapter examines the evidence-based policy discourse for assuming that there can be clear and uncontested outcomes from interventions, which can then be fed back into policy...

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New Labour, citizenship and responsibility: family, community and the obscuring of social relations

Michael Orton.

in The ethics of welfare

March 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8002 words.

This chapter concentrates on New Labour's ‘third way’ discourse of citizenship and responsibility in relation to family and community. It explores the issues of responsibility, family and...

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Can social capital be a framework for participative evaluation of community health work?

Jennie Fleming and Thilo Boeck.

in The politics of evaluation

January 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 5688 words.

This chapter explores how the concept of social capital can be adapted and employed as a tool for participative evaluation of community-based work. It considers social capital as an...

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New Deal for Communities as a participatory public policy: the challenges for evaluation

Kay Graham and Amanda Harris.

in The politics of evaluation

January 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 4759 words.

This chapter examines some of the challenges for evaluation within the national regeneration programme, New Deal for Communities (NDC), which covers employment, crime, education, health,...

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Being well and well-being: the value of community and professional concepts in understanding positive health

Elaine Cameron, Jonathan Mathers and Jayne Parry.

in Social Policy Review 18

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 8470 words.

This chapter draws on empirical evidence regarding professionals and service users' views. It draws on the results of a Department of Health-funded study to explore understanding of health...

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Community well-being strategy and the legacies of new institutionalism and New Public Management in third way New Zealand

David Craig.

in Social Policy Review 18

June 2006; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 9215 words.

This chapter examines the development and implementation of a local ‘well-being strategy’ in New Zealand. It places well-being within a wider political and social context and illustrates...

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AGENDA SETTING AND COMMUNITY CONSENSUS: FIRST AND SECOND LEVEL EFFECTS

Esteban López-Escobar, Juan Pablo Llamas and Maxwell McCombs.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

This study explores two sets of hypotheses: An increment in media use for political information corresponds to (1) an increment in community consensus about social priorities (first level...

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Religiosity, Marijuana Use, and Binge Drinking: A Test of the Moral Community Hypothesis

Craig J Rivera, Timothy R Lauger and Michael A Cretacci.

in Sociology of Religion

July 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Social Research and Statistics; Sociology of Religion. 9487 words.

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We use data from Wave 3 of the National Study of Youth and Religion (NSYR), a nationally representative study of adolescents and emerging adults, to...

Mediated Reality Bites: Comparing Direct and Indirect Experience as Sources of Perceptions Across Two Communities in China

Zhongshi Guo, Jonathan J. H. Zhu and Huailin Chen.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

Integrating the cultivation and impersonal impact approaches, this research assessed the relative contribution of direct experience, interpersonal communication, and media use habits on...

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The two communities of evidence and policy, the challenge of politics and the impact of the media

Mark Monaghan.

in Evidence versus politics

January 2011; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 7555 words.

This chapter details some established criticisms of the evidence-based policy-making agenda. These revolve around three main areas: the inadequacies of research and researchers;...

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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...

Religion and Community in the New Urban America, by Paul D. Numrich and Elfriede Wedam.

Anthony M. Orum.

in Sociology of Religion

June 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Religion; Social Research and Statistics; Sociology of Religion. 754 words.

DIFFERENCES IN COMMUNITY STANDARDS FOR THE VIEWING OF HETEROSEXUAL AND HOMOSEXUAL PORNOGRAPHY

Laura E. Bedard and Marc G. Gertz.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

September 2000; p ublished online September 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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Perceived Community Acceptance of Same-Sex Marriage: Persuasive Press, Projection, and Pluralistic Ignorance

Mallory R Perryman, Catasha R Davis and Shawnika J Hull.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

June 2018; p ublished online March 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 4284 words.

Thinking historically about integration

David Gladstone.

in Social Policy Review 15

July 2003; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 6641 words.

This chapter talks about community care and integration, and shows that ‘community care’ did not start in 1963. It states that recent historical research has started questioning the...

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Ghost writers: using biographical methods across languages

Bogusia Temple.

in Biographical methods and professional practice

March 2004; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 4291 words.

This chapter discusses problems relating to the translation of interview data in research, pointing out that the positioning of the translator in the discourse should be made explicit. It...

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