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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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Pricing, Sunk Costs, and Market Structure Online: Evidence from Book Retailing

Simon Latcovich and Howard Smith.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

While online consumers are less concerned than traditional consumers about firm location, they may be more concerned about unobservable quality and, to signal this, online retailers rely...

What do scientists think about the public and does it matter to their online engagement?

John C. Besley.

in Science and Public Policy

April 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; Public Policy. 9224 words.

A survey of a large, US-based science organization with members from a range of disciplines (n = 431) found relatively positive views about the public but such views were largely unrelated...

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New media and public activism

John Michael Roberts.

October 2014; p ublished online May 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Public Policy. 240 pages.

The Arab Spring, chat forums, political leaders tweeting, online petitions, and protestors in the Occupy Movement - new media public spheres have without doubt radically altered social and...

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Social media and policy evolution in Taiwan

Ling-Chun Hung.

in Policy analysis in Taiwan

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 5598 words.

The rise and development of online technology in the last several years has reshaped politics and policy-making in many ways. Social media creates highly interactive platforms through which...

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UK Uncut

Tim Street.

in Political (dis)engagement

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 7110 words.

This chapter is the second contribution from the frontline of contemporary politics. The author discusses his work with the organisation UK Uncut – a British group campaigning against the...

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Love always wins

Andre Banks.

in Political (dis)engagement

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 8939 words.

This chapter provides the first of three accounts of contemporary politics from the frontline. The author discusses his work as Executive Director of the organisation All Out. A...

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Social media and political participation

Marie Gillespie, Nesrine Abdel Sattar and Mina Lami.

in Political (dis)engagement

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 10404 words.

The chapter is based on the integration of social media in an interactive TV political debate programme broadcast daily by the BBC Arabic Service called Nuqtat Hewar (NH). Our argument is...

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Challenges for regional innovation policies in Central and Eastern Europe: Spatial concentration and foreign control of US patenting

Balázs Lengyel, Tamás Sebestyén and Loet Leydesdorff.

in Science and Public Policy

February 2015; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 6529 words.

On the basis of patent information available online at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) we point at two major and interconnected challenges that policy-makers face in Central...

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Workers on tap but income drying up? The potential implications for incomes and social protection of the ‘gig economy’

Lee Gregory.

in Social Policy Review 29

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Policy. 6967 words.

This chapter explores the issues on labour market and the tax and benefit system, focusing in particular on the rise of the so-called ‘on-demand economy’ or ‘gig economy’. Encompassing the...

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Errata

in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 0 words.

Theo van Willigenburg and Patrick Delaere are the coauthors of “Protecting Autonomy as Authenticity Using Ulysses Contracts,” an article that appeared in The Journal of...

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What Makes a Classic?

Steven J. Balla, Martin Lodge and Edward C. Page.

in The Oxford Handbook of Classics in Public Policy and Administration

March 2015; p ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; Public Administration; Public Policy. 4861 words.

This chapter examines classic works that have fundamentally shaped subsequent research in public policy and administration. It first explains the approach used to identify classic academic...

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Geneticization in MIM/OMIM®? Exploring Historic and Epistemic Drivers of Contemporary Understandings of Genetic Disease

Rachel A. Ankeny.

in Journal of Medicine and Philosophy

August 2017; p ublished online June 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Bioethics; Public Policy. 7438 words.

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Prior to the genomic sequencing era, the bible for those working in clinical genetics was McKusick’s Mendelian Inheritance in Man (MIM), which...

Pricing on the Internet

Arup Daripa and Sandeep Kapur.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2001; p ublished online June 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 0 words.

It is often claimed that e‐commerce has created a more competitive environment by encouraging the entry of new online firms and by enabling buyers to search easily for the lowest prices. The...

New information communication technologies and the development of a children's ‘community of interest’

Tom Cockburn.

in Community Development Journal

July 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5473 words.

This paper is concerned with the potential of new Information Communication Technologies as a means of furthering a children’s ‘community of interest’. A ‘community of interest’ is taken...

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Technology-enhanced learning and higher education

Michael Flavin.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

January 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Public Economics; Political Economy; Public Policy. 6957 words.

This article surveys current and emerging practice in technology-enhanced learning in higher education. The article uses ‘disruptive innovation’ as a lens to examine technology-enhanced...

Future technology analysis for biosecurity and emerging infectious diseases in Asia-Pacific

Nares Damrongchai, Ponpiboon Satangput, Greg Tegart and Chatri Sripaipan.

in Science and Public Policy

February 2010; p ublished online February 2010 .

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

This paper presents a future-oriented technology analysis (FTA) project on the control and management of emerging infectious diseases (EID) in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation region....

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Disclosure of university research to third parties: A non-market perspective on an Italian university

Michelina Venditti, Emanuela Reale and Loet Leydesdorff.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 4591 words.

Nations, universities, and regional governments promote the dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge. They focus on knowledge-based innovations and the university’s economic...

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The commodification of privacy on the Internet

Sebastian Sevignani.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 4248 words.

This paper critically explores, from a political economy perspective on public policy, the commodification of privacy on the Internet as a practical-economic and a discursive process. On...

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Vocabularies of community

Hilary Yerbury.

in Community Development Journal

April 2012; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Development Studies; Public Policy; Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Development Planning and Policy. 5589 words.

There have been many calls to conceptualize or reconceptualize key concepts that have been affected by the changes to ways of living, especially for young people in the late twentieth and...

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Social network sites, privacy and the blurring boundary between public and private spaces

Stefan Strauß and Michael Nentwich.

in Science and Public Policy

December 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Policy; Innovation; Technological Change; Research and Development; History of Science and Technology. 5945 words.

With social network sites (SNS) becoming a pervasive phenomenon, already existing conflicts with privacy are further intensified. As shown in this paper, online and (once) offline contexts...

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