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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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Epistemic communities, European Union governance and the public voice

Anthony R Zito.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2001; p ublished online December 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

This article presents a theoretical examination of the role that expert groups, particularly ‘epistemic communities’ and ‘advocacy coalitions’, play in the European Union (EU) process. It...

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Language learning in a MOO: creating a transoceanic bilingual virtual community

RP Donaldson and M Kötter.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 0 words.

From January to May 1998, the authors tested the possibility of language instruction in a MOO employing the principles of tandem learning. The project participants were members of two...

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Tensions in the research council-research community relationship

Magnus Gulbrandsen.

in Science and Public Policy

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

Research councils have often met difficult balancing acts, for instance between basic and applied research, disciplinary and cross-disciplinary work, and trade-off decisions about review...

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Epistemic communities and two goals of delegation: hormone growth promoters in the European Union

Claire A Dunlop.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

The delegation literature tells us that decision-makers delegate power to agents to achieve efficiency or credibility (or both). Critically, however, the successful delivery of each of...

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From community to ‘collaboratory’? The Human Genome Mapping Project and the changing culture of science

Peter Glasner.

in Science and Public Policy

April 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

There have been several sociological attempts to conceptualise the scientific community initially based on the customary view of science developed by Merton. In extending these accounts,...

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The Open Language Archives Community: An Infrastructure for Distributed Archiving of Language Resources

Gary Simons and Steven Bird.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

June 2003; p ublished online June 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 0 words.

New ways of documenting and describing language via electronic media coupled with new ways of distributing the results via the World‐Wide Web offer a degree of access to language resources...

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Brain drain of the scientific community of developing countries: the case of Sri Lanka

M U M Anas and Seetha I Wickremasinghe.

in Science and Public Policy

June 2010; p ublished online June 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

Many Asian developing countries face an increasing drain of their scientific community as a current challenge. This study identifies the trends in Sri Lanka and investigates the nature and...

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Communities of Interest: Issues in Establishing a Digital Resource on Murrinh-patha song at Wadeye (Port Keats), NT

Linda Barwick, Allan Marett, Michael Walsh, Nicholas Reid and Lysbeth Ford.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

November 2005; p ublished online November 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 5161 words.

Linguistics and musicology, along with other fieldwork-based disciplines, have obligations to facilitate access to research results by the communities whose cultural heritage is recorded...

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The Potosí principle: religious prosociality fosters self-organization of larger communities under extreme natural and economic conditions

Juan Luis Suárez, Shiddarta Vásquez and Fernando Sancho-Caparrini.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

April 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 3889 words.

We show how in colonial Potosí (present-day Bolivia) social and political stability was achieved through the self-organization of society through the repetition of religious rituals. Our...

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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...

Community of learning, practice and collaboration

Juan D Rogers.

in Science and Public Policy

November 2006; p ublished online November 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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Community stewardship and inclusive decision-making

Sharon McKenzie Stevens.

in Science and Public Policy

October 2003; p ublished online October 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

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Mind Technologies. Humanities Computing and the Canadian Academic Community.Raymond Siemens and David Moorman (eds).

Bert Van Raemdonck.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

December 2008; p ublished online October 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 1300 words.

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Perceptions about the political–scientific community and its role in formulating the problems of public policy for science, technology and innovation in Costa Rica

Ronny J. Viales-Hurtado, Antonio Arellano-Hernández and Rafael E. Granados-Carvajal.

in Science and Public Policy

October 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 2551 words.

A Special Commission was created in 2006 under the auspices of the Agricultural Affairs Commission, to discuss possible reforms to the June 1990 Public Law No. 7169, relating to the...

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Low Carbon Communities: Imaginative Approaches to Combating Climate Change Locally edited by Michael Peters, Shane Fudge and Tim Jackson

Beverley Gibbs.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2013; p ublished online February 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 931 words.

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Duesenberg, Frederick Samuel

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online March 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1915 words.

Duesenberg, Frederick Samuel (06 December 1876–26 July 1932), automobile builder, was born in Kirchheide, Lippe, then part of the German Confederation, a son of Konrad Duesenberg and Louise...

March, William

Roy S. Simmonds.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 931 words.

March, William (18 September 1893–15 May 1954), writer and business executive, was born William Edward Campbell in Mobile, Alabama, the son of John Leonard Campbell, a timber cruiser, and...

Turning It All Upside Down . . . Imagining a distributed digital audiovisual archive

Linda Barwick.

in Literary and Linguistic Computing

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Language Teaching and Learning; Computational Linguistics; Bibliography; Digital Lifestyle; Information and Communication Technologies. 0 words.

What could and should be the relationship between research archives of endangered cultural heritage materials and the originating community? This paper argues that recent developments in...

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Life scientists and the need for a culture of responsibility: After education … what?

James Revill and Malcolm Dando.

in Science and Public Policy

February 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

The challenge of dual-use biotechnology in the 21st century has led the scientific community to the conclusion that greater education of life scientists is needed regarding the biological...

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Social sciences and science policies in Mexico

Heriberta Castaños-Lomnitz.

in Science and Public Policy

March 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 0 words.

Mexico has around 800 active social research scientists in a population of 105 million. In 2005 the achievements of the Mexican academic community have earned both international recognition...

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