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Networks in Action: Three Case Studies

Milton L. Mueller

in Networks and States: The Global Politics of Internet Governance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014595
eISBN:
9780262289665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014595.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter starts with a description of networks and explains their relationship with global governance and social science theory. It demonstrates the importance of the network concept with three ... More


Pittsburghese in the Media

Barbara Johnstone

in Speaking Pittsburghese: The Story of a Dialect

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199945689
eISBN:
9780199369836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945689.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores how expertise about Pittsburghese has been allocated and contested, in newspaper articles about from the 1900s to the 2000s, in a popular folk dictionary of Pittsburghese, on an ... More


Techno-Humanism: Requiem for the Cyborg

Timothy Lenoir

in Genesis Redux: Essays in the History and Philosophy of Artificial Life

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226720807
eISBN:
9780226720838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226720838.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter, which investigates how “the digital and the real” have been fused in recent developments in artificial intelligence, presents an example in the field of evolutionary robotics, in which ... More


World Wide Web, Wikipedia, and Social Networks

Guido Caldarelli and Alessandro Chessa

in Data Science and Complex Networks: Real Case Studies with Python

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780199639601
eISBN:
9780191782916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639601.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The World Wide Web (WWW) is an information network built on top of the Internet. Its graph structure is given by the hyperlink connections among web pages. Many important services run over the WWW, ... More


Awards in the Voluntary Sector

Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus

in Honours versus Money: The Economics of Awards

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198798507
eISBN:
9780191839474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798507.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In the voluntary sector awards play a particularly important role because the respective organizations are often cash constrained, and social recognition is an important motivation for volunteers ... More


Internet Epistemology

Chun Wei Choo

in The Inquiring Organization: How Organizations Acquire Knowledge and Seek Information

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199782031
eISBN:
9780190459598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782031.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the small body of research that examines the epistemic consequences of using Internet-based sources such as search engines, online encyclopedias such as Wikipedia; blogs; social ... More


Charles Bukowski and the Entrepreneurs of World Literature

William Marling

in Gatekeepers: The Emergence of World Literature and the 1960s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190274146
eISBN:
9780190274177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190274146.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In contrast to García Márquez, Charles Bukowski stayed at home in Los Angeles and appeared strictly in small magazines, hundreds of them part of the mimeo mag revolution. Three entrepreneurs, John ... More


Governance of Online Creation Communities for the Building of Digital Commons:: Viewed through the Framework of Institutional Analysis and Development

Mayo Fuster Morell

in Governing Knowledge Commons

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199972036
eISBN:
9780199361908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199972036.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter addresses the governance of a specific type of common-pool resource, online creation communities (OCCs). OCCs are communities of individuals that mainly interact via a platform of online ... More


Friends or Enemies? Moral Rights and Open Access

Mira T. Sundara Rajan

in Moral Rights: Principles, Practice and New Technology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780195390315
eISBN:
9780190259747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195390315.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter examines the implicit recognition of authors' moral rights in open access movements, with a view to addressing three issues. First, it describes the significance of the presence of ... More


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