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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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Online Media as Research Topic and Research Tool

Elizabeth Monier.

in Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 4727 words.

The chapter focuses on researching social media and using online media to conduct research. In recent years, social media has become part of the way we receive and interact with information...

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Online War

Christopher Coker.

in Warrior Geeks

February 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 16358 words.

This chapter discusses how cyberwarriors and cubicle warriors may find themselves dissociated from the reality of war. If war as a video game is a future trend, then the ethical...

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First Among Equals? The Role of the State in Facilitating Internet Access and Protecting the Freedom of Expression Online in the Global South

Sunil Abraham.

in Just Security in an Undergoverned World

January 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 16837 words.

This chapter addresses the twin challenges of facilitating access to the Internet and protecting freedom of expression online, in the Global South. Thus far, Internet regulation has been a...

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Refugee Thesaurus Online

in Refugee Survey Quarterly

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Human Geography; International Relations; Aid and Relief Programmes; Refugee Studies. 0 words.

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E-Government

in The International Studies Encyclopedia

March 2010; p ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: International Relations. 3756 words.

Introduction

“E-government” (also known as “digital government” or “online government”) refers to a set of public administration and governance goals

Internet Governance and Internet Freedom

Laura Denardis.

in The Global War for Internet Governance

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7470 words.

This chapter analyzes some unresolved issues and problematic trends in Internet governance. These include the increasing international pressure to change interconnection norms and possibly...

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Digital activism

Richard Youngs.

in Civic Activism Unleashed

April 2019; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7941 words.

Chapter 6 looks at the subject of digital activism. While this is an exhaustively covered topic, the chapter relates it more specifically to the debates relevant to new civic activism....

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Researching Twitter

Geoffrey Martin.

in Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 4535 words.

zzIn this chapter, Geoffrey Martin discusses some of the major issues in studying the use of Internet technology—focusing on Twitter—in protest mobilization occurring in authoritarian...

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International Relations

Edited by Patrick James.

P ublished online March 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: International Relations.

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

Twitter Wars

Alexandra Siegel.

in Beyond Sunni and Shia

February 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 7249 words.

Amid mounting death tolls in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, sectarian discourse is on the rise across the Arab world—particularly in the online sphere, where extremist voices are amplified and...

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Strategic and Net Assessments

Joseph Cerami.

in International Relations

P ublished online March 2011 .

Article. Subjects: International Relations. 6031 words.

The role of strategic and net assessment has evolved since its inception during the Cold War and now must evaluate threats from both state and nonstate actors. The first portion of this...

The Public Policy Role of Private Information Intermediaries

Laura Denardis.

in The Global War for Internet Governance

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6702 words.

This chapter examines the public policy role of private information intermediaries in controlling the global flow of information and determining individual rights online. Private companies...

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Political Science Research in the Middle East and North Africa

Edited by Janine A. Clark and Francesco Cavatorta.

August 2018; p ublished online July 2018 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 334 pages.

Based on personal accounts of their experiences conducting qualitative and quantitative research in the countries of the Middle East and North Africa, the contributors to this volume share...

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Conspiracy, misinformation and public diplomacy

Tim Aistrope.

in Conspiracy theory and American foreign policy

June 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 13873 words.

This chapter examines the practical manifestation of the War of Ideas strategy in United States (US) State Department public diplomacy, as well as more recent counter-radicalisation efforts...

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Jihad as Revolution

Michael W. S. Ryan.

in Decoding Al-Qaeda's Strategy

August 2013; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 25161 words.

This chapter discusses al-Qaeda's chief strategists: Abu Ubayd al-Qurashi and Abd al-Aziz al-Muqrin. Al-Qurashi, an advisor to Bin Laden, wrote a number of articles in military strategy in...

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‘If You’re a Female, You Risk Being Attacked’: Digital Selves, Warblogs and Women’s Rights in Post-invasion Iraq

Perri Campbell and Luke Howie.

in The Legacy of Iraq

August 2015; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 6039 words.

This chapter engages with the stories told by two female Iraqi bloggers, who write a digital self online: ‘Riverbend’, as she is known, whose blog is titled Baghdad Burning; and Faiza...

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How do audiences live journalism?

Tim Markham.

in The Politics of War Reporting

November 2011; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations. 8068 words.

This chapter examines what morality, authority and authenticity mean to audiences of conflict journalism, by surveying how news consumers present themselves in online discussion forums. It...

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Introduction to International Relations

Robert Jackson and Georg Sørensen.

December 2015; p ublished online September 2017 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 384 pages.

Introduction to International Relations provides a concise introduction to the principal international relations theories, and explores how theory can be used to analyse...

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The Politics of Attack

Michael Loadenthal.

August 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 272 pages.

The politics of attack is an exploration of insurrectionary anarchist praxis, with a particular focus on the rhetoric, discourse, and theory found in communiqués. This book...

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The Taliban Reader

Edited by Alex Strick van Linschoten and Felix Kuehn.

July 2018; p ublished online February 2019 .

Book. Subjects: International Relations. 320 pages.

Who are the Taliban? Are they a militant movement? Are they religious scholars? The fact that these and other questions are still raised with frequency is testimony to the way the movement...

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