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Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Janis L. Dickinson and Rick Bonney (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Citizen science enlists members of the public to make and record useful observations, such as counting birds in their backyards. The large numbers of volunteers who participate in such projects ... More


Popular Democracy in Japan: How Gender and Community Are Changing Modern Electoral Politics

Sherry L. Martin

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449178
eISBN:
9780801460821
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449178.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This book examines a puzzle in Japanese politics: Why do Japanese women turn out to vote at rates higher than men? On the basis of in-depth fieldwork in various parts of the country, the book argues ... More


I, the Citizen: Unraveling the Power of Citizen Engagement

R. Balasubramaniam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713514
eISBN:
9781501712470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713514.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This book is an attempt to understand citizen development and engagement. It takes the reader through interpretations of development initiatives at the grassroots and what good governance means to ... More


Epilogue: What Citizens Can Do

Tova Andrea Wang

in The Politics of Voter Suppression: Defending and Expanding Americans' Right to Vote

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450853
eISBN:
9780801466038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450853.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter argues that more action needs to be taken against vote suppression. Individual citizens have a role to play, and efforts on the part of persons and groups are often effective in the ... More


Introduction: Why Citizen Science?

Janis L. Dickinson and Rick Bonney

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book examines citizen science in the context of the Internet's impact on environmental science, focusing on large citizen science projects that involve monitoring biological and environmental ... More


What Is Our Impact?: Toward a Unified Framework for Evaluating Outcomes of Citizen Science Participation

Tina Phillips, Rick Bonney, and Jennifer L. Shirk

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on citizen science program evaluation in informal settings. It first considers the historic rationale for evidence-based educational research before presenting a working matrix, ... More


A Gateway to Science for All: Celebrate Urban Birds

Karen Purcell, Cecilia Garibay, and Janis L. Dickinson

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter discusses the importance of audience diversification and the removal of barriers to citizen science participation by underserved audiences. More specifically, it explores ways to achieve ... More


Disciplining Labor and Rebuilding the Labor Process

Frederic C. Deyo

in Reforming Asian Labor Systems: Economic Tensions and Worker Dissent

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450518
eISBN:
9780801463945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450518.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter examines tensions and conflicts in the labor processes of manufacturing firms and how those tensions have been addressed by employers and states. It considers six common strategies used ... More


Engaging Employers as Stakeholders

Linda Barrington

in Disability and Employer Practices: Research across the Disciplines

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501700583
eISBN:
9781501703454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501700583.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR

This chapter outlines the premise of this book as a whole, and presents methods for directly involving employers in the research process. It reviews the characteristics of employers that should be ... More


You Can’t Eat Okra with One Finger: Community-Run Humanitarian Aid

Beverly Bell

in Fault Lines: Views across Haiti's Divide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452123
eISBN:
9780801468322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452123.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the humanitarian aid made possible by Haiti's various community groups in the wake of the earthquake. It begins with an overview of the emergency relief efforts initiated by ... More


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