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Internet-Based Social Networking and Collective Action Models of Citizen Science: Theory Meets Possibility

Heather A. Triezenberg, Barbara A. Knuth, Y. Connie Yuan, 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/9780801449116.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on Internet-based social networking and collective action models of citizen science. More specifically, it explores the potential of collective action and social networking ... More


Networks, Centrality, and Global Issue Creation

Charli Carpenter

in Lost Causes: Agenda Vetting in Global Issue Networks and the Shaping of Human Security

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801448850
eISBN:
9780801470363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801448850.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter draws on insights from social network theory to sharpen our understanding of advocacy networks and why it matters to the question of how activists select issues for attention. It ... More


Language variation and change

Reem Bassiouney

in Arabic Sociolinguistics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748623730
eISBN:
9780748671373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623730.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter highlights three crucial theories in examining language variation: the social class theory, the social networks theory, and the third wave approach to variation studies. It first sheds ... More


Acculturation of States: The Empirical Record

Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks

in Socializing States: Promoting Human Rights through International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199300990
eISBN:
9780199367610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300990.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter summarizes and analyzes empirical evidence suggesting acculturation-driven influence of states. Evidence is considered from several substantive domains—including, most centrally, ... More


Behavioral perspectives

John Child, David Faulkner, Stephen Tallman, and Linda Hsieh

in Cooperative Strategy: Managing Alliances and Networks

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198814634
eISBN:
9780191852374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814634.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Strategy

Chapter 4 presents behavioral perspectives relevant to cooperative strategy. These perspectives are relational signaling theory, attention-based view, justice theory, and sociological views (social ... More


Acculturation of States: The Theoretical Model

Ryan Goodman and Derek Jinks

in Socializing States: Promoting Human Rights through International Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199300990
eISBN:
9780199367610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300990.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter addresses the question whether socialization occurs in any meaningful sense on a global level—and whether there is any evidence suggesting that state policies and practices reflect ... More


Is There an Anglo-Saxon Model?

Martin J. Conyon and Andrew Shipilov

in The Small Worlds of Corporate Governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017275
eISBN:
9780262301572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017275.003.0036
Subject:
Business and Management, Corporate Governance and Accountability

This chapter compares the patterns of business ownership and control in Great Britain and Canada. It provides an historical account of the evolution of the British and Canadian governance systems and ... More


The Night Before

Stephen Bullivant

in Mass Exodus: Catholic Disaffiliation in Britain and America since Vatican II

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780198837947
eISBN:
9780191874598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837947.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The late 1940s and 1950s are rightly regarded as a period of social upheaval and restructuring on both sides of Atlantic. The post-war Baby Boom, the GI Bill, the Cold War, suburbanization, growing ... More


Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond

Paul D. Kenny

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198807872
eISBN:
9780191845673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807872.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Populist rule is bad for democracy, yet in country after country, populists are being voted into office. Populism and Patronage shows that the populists such as Indira Gandhi and Narendra Modi win ... More


Connectivity at the policy-community interface

Nick Gallent and Steve Robinson

in Neighbourhood planning: Communities, networks and governance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300069
eISBN:
9781447307648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300069.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Building on introductory discussions of social capital and social networks in Chapter 6, this chapter looks at how community actors might connect to policy actors through bridged and incidental ... More


A Theory of Populist Success in Patronage Democracies

Paul D. Kenny

in Populism and Patronage: Why Populists Win Elections in India, Asia, and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198807872
eISBN:
9780191845673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807872.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter details the theory and sets up the predictions to be tested. Drawing on principal–agent theory and social network theory, it argues that in patronage democracies an increase in broker ... More


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