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Ego- and Personal-Network Effects

Thomas W. Valente

in Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195301014
eISBN:
9780199777051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301014.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This chapter shows how researchers can collect network data from randomly drawn samples. The data only represent the respondent personal network, usually from the respondent's perspective. The ... More


Making Friends across Ethnic Boundaries: Are Personal Networks of Adolescents Diverse?

Frank van Tubergen and Sanne Smith

in Growing up in Diverse Societies: The Integration of the Children of Immigrants in England, Germany, the Netherlands, and Sweden

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780197266373
eISBN:
9780191879562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266373.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

How ethnically diverse are the social networks of adolescents in Europe? The present study finds that ethnic majority youth in England, Germany, Netherlands and Sweden have very few ties to ethnic ... More


Personal Networks Are Important

Douglas A. Chalmers

in Reforming Democracies: Six Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162951
eISBN:
9780231531054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162951.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on one fact about politics that demands a new agenda in thinking about democratic institutions: that beyond personal contacts between deputies and constituents, personal ... More


Modularity and Innovation

Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan D. Aronson, and Donald Abelson

in Transforming Global Information and Communication Markets: The Political Economy of Innovation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012850
eISBN:
9780262255066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012850.003.0005
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter performs a thought experiment using the “fashion industry” as a metaphor for market change and technological innovation. The high-end fashion industry offers an alternative metaphor for ... More


The Personal Computer and Social Media

Paul E. Ceruzzi

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The use of digital computers to facilitate social interaction has not eclipsed the uses for which they were invented, but it often seems that way. That use requires an ability to network computers to ... More


Decisions Are Made in Multiple Venues

Douglas A. Chalmers

in Reforming Democracies: Six Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162951
eISBN:
9780231531054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162951.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on one political fact that raises questions about democratic institutions and their reform and has important implications for the decision-making process: that decision making is ... More


Law- and Policy Making

Douglas A. Chalmers

in Reforming Democracies: Six Facts About Politics That Demand a New Agenda

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162951
eISBN:
9780231531054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162951.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter focuses on the policy- and law-making process, where decisions are made and the elements of the decision-making process come together, along with the challenges they present for ... More


Productivity and Professional Development

William I. Bauer

in Music Learning Today: Digital Pedagogy for Creating, Performing, and Responding to Music

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199890590
eISBN:
9780199366033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890590.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American, Philosophy of Music

There are numerous ways in which technology can improve the productivity of music educators, helping to make administrative and organizational tasks more efficient and effective. This chapter ... More


Changing times: older people and family ties

Pat Chambers, Graham Allan, Chris Phillipson, and Mo Ray

in Family practices in later life

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420534
eISBN:
9781447302346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420534.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

This chapter discusses the extent to which the family experiences of older people are likely to change over the next 30 years. It argues that as the lifecourse — in terms of both its family and ... More


Unofficial Officials: Think Tanks and Policy

Dayna L. Barnes

in Architects of Occupation: American Experts and Planning for Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501703089
eISBN:
9781501707841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703089.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at the think tanks of policymaking. In the early wartime period, official long-range planning was stunted by a lack of government resources and interest in the subject. The ... More


All in a Day’s Work: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

Sharon S. Oselin

in Leaving Prostitution: Getting Out and Staying Out of Sex Work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785881
eISBN:
9780814770726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785881.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses females' entrance into prostitution. Studies suggest that this process involves a combination of psychological factors (i.e., alienation and feelings of worthlessness) and ... More


The French Anarchists in London, 1880-1914: Exile and Transnationalism in the First Globalisation

Constance Bantman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318801
eISBN:
9781846317972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318801.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book recounts the story of the 500 or so French anarchists exiled in London between 1880 and 1914. As the anarchist movement went through a terrorist phase which was especially bloody in France, ... More


Politically Purposeful Work: Ojibwe Women’s Labor and Leadership in Postwar Minneapolis

Brenda J. Child

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter takes as its starting point an oral history project with a number of inspirational Minnesota Ojibwe women who lived and worked in Minneapolis, among them Gertrude Howard Buckanaga, Pat ... More


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