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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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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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Building community, legitimating consumption: creating the U.S. bicycle market, 1876–1884

Thomas Burr.

in Socio-Economic Review

September 2006; p ublished online March 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Moral Philosophy; Corporate Social Responsibility; Welfare Economics; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 13147 words.

Economic and organizational sociologists tend to define markets as sets of producers, and research mostly supply-side issues. They generally ignore the role of consumers and their use of...

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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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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...

Global Community Practice for the Global Agenda

Manohar Pawar and Marie Weil.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; International and Global Issues in Social Work; Social Work Macro Practice; Race and Ethnicity; Social Justice and Human Rights. 9200 words.

This article presents an integrated perspective and framework for global practice towards achieving the Global Agenda. First, it presents the origin and current understanding of the Global...

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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.

Katrin Döveling (2005). Emotionen—Medien—Gemeinschaft. Eine kommunikationssoziologische Analyse [Emotions—media—community. A study from the perspective of communication sociology]. Wiesbaden, Germany: VS Verlag, 340 pp., ISBN 3–531–14236–4.

Thomas Petersen.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 1322 words.

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Macro Practice Competencies

Dorothy N. Gamble and Tracy M. Soska.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 9915 words.

“Macro practice” is identified as social work with communities, organizations, and inter- and intra-organizational groups engaged in progressive maintenance or change strategies. Social...

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Local entrepreneurial resilience and culture: the role of social values in fostering economic recovery

Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Business and Management; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Sociology. 9050 words.

This paper examines localities in terms of the impact of community culture on the resilience of their entrepreneurial activity. Drawing on a regression analysis of data covering localities...

A World Beyond Civilizations: New Directions for Research on World Opinion

Frank Louis Rusciano.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

March 2001; p ublished online March 2001 .

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

This paper studies the relationships among communications, international public opinion, and problems of international order and conflict. It begins by describing the historical role of...

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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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Crowdsourcing Consumer Research

Joseph K. Goodman and Gabriele Paolacci.

in Journal of Consumer Research

June 2017; p ublished online February 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Marketing; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Economics; Sociology. 10919 words.

Data collection in consumer research has progressively moved away from traditional samples (e.g., university undergraduates) and toward Internet samples. In the last complete volume of the J...

Play at Any Cost: How Cosplayers Produce and Sustain Their Ludic Communal Consumption Experiences

Anastasia Seregina and Henri A. Weijo.

in Journal of Consumer Research

June 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Marketing; Organizational Theory and Behaviour; Economics; Sociology. 16460 words.

Communal consumption is often described as inherently playful; previous research focuses mainly on successful ludic communal experiences and largely disregards their potential pitfalls....

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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Technology: Technology in Macro Practice

John G. McNutt.

in Encyclopedia of Social Work

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public and Nonprofit Management; Social Work Macro Practice; Social Policy and Advocacy; Occupations, Professions, and Work. 2023 words.

Information technology has had a profound effect on social work practice with larger systems. These tools improve traditional practice and allow new forms of practice. This entry reviews...

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Looking for Opinion Leaders: Traditional vs. Modern Measures in Traditional Societies

Gabriel Weimann, Deon Harold Tustin, Daan van Vuuren and J. P. R. Joubert.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 6434 words.

Since the introduction of the opinion leadership conceptualization, both practitioners and academics have been keenly interested in its applicability in modern society. Numerous studies...

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THE SOCIAL IMPLICATIONS OF CABLE TELEVISION: RESTRUCTURING CONNECTIONS WITH SELF AND SOCIAL GROUPS

Hillel Nossek and Hanna Adoni.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 1996 .

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

The present study deals with the social implications of cable broadcasting and explores the possible links between the spread of global media and the development of individualistic and...

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The Efficacy Gap and Political Participation: When Political Influence Fails to Meet Expectations

Michael R. McCluskey, Sameer Deshpande, Dhavan V. Shah and Douglas M. McLeod.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

December 2004; p ublished online December 2004 .

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

A range of factors may contribute to a sense that citizens are less able to influence public policy and engage in self-governance than should ideally be the case, yet research ...