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Community archives and the health of the internet

Andrew Prescott

in Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781447341895
eISBN:
9781447341970
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447341895.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter discusses the issues surrounding the use of digital technologies by community archives. Community groups often find that the technical, financial, and logistical demands of maintaining ... More


The dilemmas of development work: Ethical challenges in regeneration

Paul Hoggett

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861349729
eISBN:
9781447303732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861349729.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Social development work takes place in the grey area between government and the voluntary and community sectors. This book explores the ways in which front-line professionals working with communities ... More


Communities and criminal justice: engaging legitimised, project and resistance identities

Basia Spalek

in Communities, identities and crime

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348043
eISBN:
9781447301899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348043.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter looks at the notion of community with respect to the criminal justice and community safety sectors. It highlights how an emphasis upon community participation in criminal justice ... More


Constructing Community: Urban Governance, Development, and Inequality in Boston

Jeremy R. Levine

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780691193649
eISBN:
9780691205885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691193649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Who makes decisions that shape the housing, policies, and social programs in urban neighborhoods? Who, in other words, governs? This book offers a rich ethnographic portrait of the individuals who ... More


Wikipedia in Short: Numbers, Rules, and Editors

Dariusz Jemielniak

in Common Knowledge?: An Ethnography of Wikipedia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789448
eISBN:
9780804791205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789448.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter gives a short introduction to Wikipedia and the Wikipedia community. After describing the origins and growth of Wikipedia, and providing facts and figures, it examines some of the ... More


The policy context: user involvement – a case study in health and community settings

Lesley Greenaway and Bridget Roberts

in Exploring the dynamics of personal, professional and interprofessional ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781447308997
eISBN:
9781447311447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447308997.003.0004
Subject:
Social Work, Research and Evaluation

Professionals working across the caring professions are subject to new policy directions where government places communities at the heart of decision making, and where there is an expectation of ... More


Social Roles of the Clergy: Cumbria and Devon

Steve Bruce

in British Gods: Religion in Modern Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198854111
eISBN:
9780191888465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854111.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Changes in two communities studied in the 1950s and 1960s by W. M. Williams (Northlew in Devon and Gosforth in Cumbria) form the springboard for reflections on the social roles of the clergy in a ... More


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