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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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Human investment and learning

Graham Room.

in The European challenge

September 2005; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 9997 words.

This chapter explores human investment by reference to the model of innovation and transformation developed in Chapter 4. It seeks to determine benchmarking indicators that might be...

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Retailers and Reviewers

Clayton Childress.

in Under the Cover

June 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Comparative and Historical Sociology. 12831 words.

This chapter examines Counterpoint Press's marketing for Jarrettsville, focusing on how it increased awareness for Cornelia Nixon's novel at BookExpo America (BEA). It first provides an...

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Sociology

Edited by Lynette Spillman.

P ublished online July 2011 .

Research Guide. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory.

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

Social Networks

David Knoke.

in Sociology

P ublished online July 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 14302 words.

Social network analysis comprise theories and methods of investigating structural relations among social actors and explaining social outcomes as the result of connections at the...

History of Sociology

Stephen Turner.

in Sociology

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 10571 words.

The history of sociology is both a traditional area of sociology itself and a part of the history of the social sciences as studied by intellectual historians and historians of science. The...

Ethnicity

Paul Spickard.

in Sociology

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Sociology; Comparative and Historical Sociology; Economic Sociology; Gender and Sexuality; Health, Illness, and Medicine; Population and Demography; Race and Ethnicity; Social Movements and Social Change; Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility; Social Theory. 16567 words.

Ethnicity, and its sibling concept race, lies close to the center of sociological concern. Together these intertwining ideas constitute one of the driving forces in human affairs. Alongside...