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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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Public Scholarship Goes Online

Adrienne Trier-Bieniek.

in The Oxford Handbook of Methods for Public Scholarship

September 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 10988 words.

This chapter addresses the intersections between public scholarship, impression management, and email as a qualitative research method. Through a discussion of Erving Goffman’s theory of...

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Genetic Genealogy Online

Kim TallBear.

in Native American DNA

September 2013; p ublished online August 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 13689 words.

Chapter 3 is a virtual ethnography of an online genetic genealogy listserv community of predominantly white-identified individuals. This chapter analyzes the politics of race on-list,...

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Online Reputation Systems

Chris Snijders and Uwe Matzat.

in The Oxford Handbook of Gossip and Reputation

August 2019; p ublished online June 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Theory. 7855 words.

Potentially, reputation systems in online markets are ways of safeguarding hazardous single-shot transactions between traders, by artificially creating a network of connections between all...

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Impacts of online and offline Islamophobia

Irene Zempi and Imran Awan.

in Islamophobia

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 3947 words.

This chapter examines the implications of online/offline Islamophobia for victims including increased feelings of vulnerability, fear and insecurity. Participants also suffered a range of...

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The Consumption of Online News at Work

Pablo J. Boczkowski.

in News at Work

September 2010; p ublished online February 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology. 10662 words.

This chapter focuses on the consumption of online news at work. This consumption is a normal aspect of the daily routines of many workers. It contributes to a displacement of the news...

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Racial Preferences in Online Dating across European Countries

Gina Potârcă and Melinda Mills.

in European Sociological Review

June 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology. 8366 words.

Knowledge about how race governs partner selection has been predominantly studied in the United States, yet it is unclear whether these results can be generalized to nations with different...

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Nature and extent of online and offline Islamophobia

Irene Zempi and Imran Awan.

in Islamophobia

October 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Race and Ethnicity. 3891 words.

This chapter reveals the nature of Islamophobia targeted towards ‘visible’ Muslims both online and offline. The chapter highlights that this victimisation is likely to be experienced as a...

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Online, Asynchronous Data Collection in Qualitative Research

Tracy Spencer, Linnea Rademaker, Peter Williams and Cynthia Loubier.

in The Oxford Handbook of Methods for Public Scholarship

September 2019; p ublished online September 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 11642 words.

The authors discuss the use of online, asynchronous data collection in qualitative research. Online interviews can be a valuable way to increase access to marginalized participants,...

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e-citizenship: reconstructing the public online

Rabia Karakaya Polat and Lawrence Pratchett.

in Changing local governance, changing citizens

October 2009; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Movements and Social Change. 6909 words.

This chapter focuses on the UK's local e-government programme that ran between 2000 and 2006, and analyses its limitations in terms of supporting or building any sense of local community....

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online surveys

Mark Elliot, Ian Fairweather, Wendy Olsen and Maria Pampaka.

in A Dictionary of Social Research Methods

P ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Research and Statistics. 97 words.

A mode of survey administration which involves any survey developed using software and delivered to potential respondents over the Internet,

The Fun Culture in Seniors’ Online Communities

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

April 2011; p ublished online October 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 7166 words.

Purpose of the study:  Previous research found that “fun on line” is the most dominant content in seniors’ online communities. The present study...

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Seniors’ Online Communities: A Quantitative Content Analysis

Galit Nimrod.

in The Gerontologist

June 2010; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing; Psychology; Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences. 5640 words.

Purpose:  To examine the contents and characteristics of seniors’ online communities and to explore their potential benefits to older adults. null...

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Probing the Audience of Seniors’ Online Communities

Galit Nimrod.

in The Journals of Gerontology: Series B

September 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing; Geriatric Medicine. 7611 words.

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Participation in online communities that are dedicated to older adults is a significant trend in elders’ use of the Internet. The present study...

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Online Advocacy: Analysis of Human Rights NGO Websites

Lindsey N. Kingston and Kathryn R. Stam.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8401 words.

Recent events illustrate the connection between Internet usage and political action, yet non-governmental organizations (NGOs) still seek effective Web strategies for human rights advocacy....

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Normative Change and Culture of Hate: An Experiment in Online Environments

Amalia Álvarez-Benjumea and Fabian Winter.

in European Sociological Review

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology. 8670 words.

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We present an online experiment in which we investigate the impact of perceived social acceptability on online hate speech, and measure the causal...

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Who Contacts Whom? Educational Homophily in Online Mate Selection

Jan Skopek, Florian Schulz and Hans-Peter Blossfeld.

in European Sociological Review

April 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Sociology. 9969 words.

Data from an online dating platform are used to study the importance of education for initiating and replying to online contacts. We analyse how these patterns are influenced by educational...

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Online Resources

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2009; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 365 words.

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Online Resources

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2008; p ublished online November 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 152 words.

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Online Resources

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2011; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 222 words.

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Online Resources

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Development and Growth; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Geography; Political Economy; Economic Sociology. 349 words.

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