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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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Tracing the origins

Geoff Payne.

in The New Social Mobility

January 2017; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility. 3283 words.

For three decades after the mid-1970s there were almost no new sociological surveys of mobility. In this vacuum, findings (or rather a distorted version of them) were repeated and...

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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...