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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 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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Re-Membering Herstory and the Transephemeral Performative

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón.

in Graffiti Grrlz

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 7937 words.

This chapter examines how the relatively new phenomenon of graffiti subculture’s online activity affects graffiti grrlz’ “herstorical” presence in the production of the subcultural archive....

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Engaging Men and Boys in Preventing Gender-based Violence

Richard M. Tolman, Tova B. Walsh and Bethsaida Nieves.

in Preventing Intimate Partner Violence

July 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 10701 words.

This chapter focuses on efforts to engage men and boys in preventing gender-based violence (GBV). We examine violence prevention efforts at the individual, family, community, and global...

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Trafficking, Technology, and “Data-Driven” Justice

Jennifer Musto.

in Control and Protect

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 6596 words.

A broad assemblage of stakeholders, ranging from nongovernmental actors, governmental officials, and technological innovators have foregrounded trafficking as a technological problem that...

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Investigations

Jennifer Musto.

in Control and Protect

July 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 8025 words.

This chapter examines how law enforcement and nonstate actors look to technology to pursue domestic sex trafficking investigations and why digital evidence is seen as so crucial in locating...

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Cultivating Affective Digital Networks

Jessica Nydia Pabón-Colón.

in Graffiti Grrlz

June 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 10239 words.

This chapter explores how the increase in visibility, respect, and numerical representation for graffiti grrlz is due to the consistent cataloging of their graffiti art-making in various...

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The Future of Policing

Bryn Caless and Steve Tong.

in Leading Policing in Europe

July 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory. 14768 words.

Police officers have a bleak vision of the future world and of Europe. They anticipate the breakdown of law and order, with violent public order problems and tensions within social groups,...

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Citizen-Protectors

Jennifer Carlson.

June 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Book. Subjects: Sociology; Social Theory. 241 pages.

For the past several decades, the United States has witnessed a profound transformation in what Americans do with the guns they own. While hunting used to dominate American gun culture, now...

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The Future of CTC and Community-Based Prevention*

Abigail A. Fagan, J. David Hawkins, Richard F. Catalano and David P. Farrington.

in Communities that Care

December 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Social Theory; Urban and Rural Studies. 10583 words.

Although there is growing consensus that community-based prevention efforts have great potential to reduce youth behavioral health problems, few such systems have been well evaluated 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...