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Overview page. Subjects: Computing.

When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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Virtual Communities and Markets

Amy Speier.

in Fertility Holidays

August 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medical Anthropology. 8599 words.

This chapter follows North Americans who turn to the Internet where they learn of reproductive travel to the Czech Republic, and become diligent consumers. This chapter follows largely...

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Anthropology and Design

Todd E. Nicewonger.

in Anthropology

P ublished online August 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9994 words.

While anthropological studies of design expertise are not new, recent publications, conferences, and online forums have helped coin what is commonly referred to as design anthropology or...

Anthropology

Edited by John L. Jackson.

P ublished online January 2012 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology.

Made up of a rapidly expanding range of articles written by distinguished international scholars, this dynamic, continuously updated online resource offers exclusive authoritative research...

Digital Anthropology

Tom Boellstorff.

in Anthropology

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 14006 words.

Digital anthropology is an emerging field focused on the Internet-related transformations that make possible a whole array of new social phenomena (including, notably, Oxford Bibliographies...

Anthropology of the Senses

Kelvin E.Y. Low.

in Anthropology

P ublished online August 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 4150 words.

Established over the past several decades, scholarship on anthropology of the senses has built upon cognate and extant domains of anthropological inquiry including phenomenology, the body...

Virtual Ethnography

Bianca Williams.

in Anthropology

P ublished online June 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 9060 words.

In the early 1990s, there was a small group of anthropologists calling for the discipline to take seriously the impact of mass media on cultural beliefs and practices and to see the...

Media Anthropology

Rebecca Pardo, Elizabeth ErkenBrack and John L. Jackson.

in Anthropology

P ublished online January 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Anthropology; Human Evolution; Medical Anthropology; Physical Anthropology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 11422 words.

Although anthropologists have long addressed topics related to media and communications technologies, some have argued that a truly institutionalized commitment to the anthropology of media...