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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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Connecting with older people as project stakeholders

Simon Evans, Ray Jones and Janet Smithson.

in Countryside connections

April 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 8607 words.

This chapter gives an overview of policy and practice for public participation and engagement in England and Wales, and explores the rationale for adopting a participative approach to...

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Introduction

Tamar W. Carroll.

in Mobilizing New York

April 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies. 7726 words.

This introductory chapter explains how social activism in New York has been able to appropriate new meaning to the city's landmarks, specifically the joint protest of the AIDS Coalition to...

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Assessing Accountability

Richa Kumar.

in Rethinking Revolutions

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 12342 words.

The ninth chapter argues that intermediaries are essential to market exchange in agriculture. Disintermediation through technology in a cash crop like soyabean is impossible, since it...

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Introduction to the Digital Street

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 7478 words.

The first chapter introduces the concept of the digital street. The author argues that a digital form of street life plays out alongside the neighborhood on social media. The author...

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Going to Jail Because of the Internet

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 11332 words.

Chapter 5 shows how the law works on the digital street. It reveals a new approach to gang suppression based on the editorial control of suspects’ online content. This chapter addresses a...

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Conclusion

Richa Kumar.

in Rethinking Revolutions

July 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 1830 words.

The concluding chapter revisits the arguments of earlier social science research on capitalist agrarian development. Rural transformation has typically been characterized as following some...

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Pastor

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 8325 words.

Chapter 4 focuses on how Pastor reinvents the social role of the street pastor for the digital street era. The chapter examines Pastor’s uses of social media and mobile communication to...

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Street Lessons

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 2241 words.

This final chapter returns to the core argument given the fieldwork presented. It is made clear from the case of the digital street that the experience of an urban neighborhood gets...

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Girls and Boys

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 10158 words.

Chapter 2 explains that street life moves online through girls and boys and their relations to one another. This chapter shows how girls and boys use social media to manage their encounters...

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Code Switching

Jeffrey Lane.

in The Digital Street

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 9214 words.

Chapter 3 explores the primary challenge of the digital street: managing its visibility. This chapter reveals how teenagers in Harlem use online spaces to live out varied and contradictory...

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The Digital Street

Jeffrey Lane.

November 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Urban and Rural Studies; Sociology. 256 pages.

This book delves into the street-level experience of a set of African American and Latino teenagers and adults worried about or after them. It argues that the risks and opportunities...

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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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