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Models for practice 1: personal social services

Richard Pugh and Brain Cheers

in Rural social work: International perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347213
eISBN:
9781447303305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347213.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

This chapter focuses upon the delivery of personal social services: approaches to practice designed to meet the particular needs of individuals, families, and small groups. A new reader coming to the ... More


Disrupting Business Models with New Data from Location-Based Services

Russell Walker

in From Big Data to Big Profits: Success with Data and Analytics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199378326
eISBN:
9780199378340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199378326.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The reality that most people in developed countries have a phone or even a smartphone has created a network of sensors and “data reporters” at virtually no cost to firms. Location-based services have ... More


Location Services Ecosystems

Rowan Wilken

in Cultural Economies of Locative Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190234911
eISBN:
9780190234942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234911.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

What precisely is meant by location-based services (as opposed to locative media, more narrowly defined)? And, how might one give shape to and begin to discuss location-based services as an industry? ... More


Cultural Economies of Locative Media

Rowan Wilken

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190234911
eISBN:
9780190234942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234911.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

Cultural Economies of Locative Media examines the manifold ways that location, location-awareness, and location data have all become familiar yet increasingly significant parts of our mobile-mediated ... More


Crowdsourcing Before the Smartphone: The Zagat Survey’s Quantification of Everyday Life in 1980s New York

Will Payne

in The Performance Complex: Competition and Competitions in Social Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198861669
eISBN:
9780191893612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198861669.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, HRM / IR, Knowledge Management

Created by New York lawyers Tim and Nina Zagat in 1979, the Zagat Restaurant Survey brought computer-powered statistical methods and an avowedly egalitarian ideology to restaurant criticism. The ... More


Gated Communities

John Wei

in Queer Chinese Cultures and Mobilities: Kinship, Migration, and Middle Classes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9789888528271
eISBN:
9789882206304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528271.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter focuses on the politics of proximity on locative mobile media that evoke the issue of social position and class affiliation, and on online and urban queer communities that are separated ... More


Out and About

Sun Sun Lim

in Transcendent Parenting: Raising Children in the Digital Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088989
eISBN:
9780190088996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088989.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Culture

This chapter discusses parents’ use of mobile media to enhance their children’s personal safety. There is an extensive slate of mobile communication features, customized apps and services that ... More


Galileo Programme: Planning Uncertainty and Imagining the Possible and the Impossible

Javier Benedicto and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The engineer, Javier Benedicto, head of the Galileo Programme Department at ESA, describes in this dialogue the frustration felt by scientists who work in space agencies. The long-term nature of ... More


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