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Patterns and Practices in Three Retail Industries: Grocery, Apparel, and E-tailing

James W. Cortada

in The Digital Hand, Vol 1: How Computers Changed the Work of American Manufacturing, Transportation, and Retail Industries

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195165883
eISBN:
9780199789672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165883.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter describes how computers were used and changed the nature of work in the grocery and apparel industries and how people use the Internet to do their shopping. It also describes the extent ... More


An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Chris Atton

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores how the Internet presents radical ways of organising and producing media that offer political and cultural alternatives, both to ways of doing business and to how we understand the ... More


Beyond Organizational Categories

Kay Lehman Schlozman, Sidney Verba, and Henry E. Brady

in The Unheavenly Chorus: Unequal Political Voice and the Broken Promise of American Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154848
eISBN:
9781400841912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154848.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter considers several kinds of data that might show evidence of reinforcing or ameliorating tendencies in the paucity of organized representation for the resource deprived. It investigates ... More


Introductory Remarks

Rainer Rother

in The Forgotten Front: The Eastern Theater of World War I, 1914 - 1915

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813175416
eISBN:
9780813175447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813175416.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History

Rainer Rother’s brief chapter introduces part 3, “The Culture of Remembrance of the First World War.” It touches on how different countries have―or have not―commemorated the war, from the period of ... More


The Accompaniment: Assembling the Contemporary

Paul Rabinow

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226701691
eISBN:
9780226701714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226701714.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

In this culmination of his search for anthropological concepts and practices appropriate to the twenty-first century, the author contends that to make sense of the contemporary, anthropologists must ... More


Oral Tradition and the Internet: Pathways of the Mind

John Miles Foley

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037184
eISBN:
9780252094309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037184.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The major purpose of this book is to illustrate and explain the fundamental similarities and correspondences between humankind's oldest and newest thought-technologies: oral tradition and the ... More


Sikhism in a Global Context: The Legacy of History and Contemporary Challenges*

N. Gerald Barrier

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter explores the legacy of history and migration to understand contemporary challenges to Sikhism in the global context. When the Sikhs settle abroad, tensions between their former and new ... More


Studying the Sikhs: Thirty Years Later…Where Have We Come, Where Are We Going?

Doris R. Jakobsh

in Sikhism in Global Context

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198075547
eISBN:
9780199082056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075547.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter explores the ‘coming of age’ of Sikh studies by virtue of it being included as part of the study of world religions within Western academia. The author explores how to move Sikh studies ... More


General Bibliographic Sources

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines general bibliographic sources. In developing a search strategy, an awareness of general bibliographic tools and online searching strategies and procedures is useful. Just as ... More


Internet Firms Become Global Regulators

Natasha Tusikov

in Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Having set the backdrop to the private agreements, this chapter discusses how the non-binding agreements emerged from distinct historical and political circumstances. It provides a brief historical ... More


Revenue Chokepoints

Natasha Tusikov

in Chokepoints: Global Private Regulation on the Internet

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520291218
eISBN:
9780520965034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291218.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The chapter examines how payment providers (PayPal, Visa and MasterCard) and advertising intermediaries (Google, Yahoo and Microsoft) police websites selling or advertising counterfeit goods through ... More


Horn of Africa and Kenya Diaspora Websites as Alternative Media Sources

Ann Biersteker

in Media and Identity in Africa

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748635221
eISBN:
9780748653010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635221.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Internet websites of Horn of Africa and Kenyan diaspora groups (broadly defined to include exile, transnational, emigrant, expatriate and refugee communities) provide alternative media sources to ... More


Introduction: When More Becomes Less

Pablo J. Boczkowski

in News at Work: Imitation in an Age of Information Abundance

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226062792
eISBN:
9780226062785
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226062785.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter presents an introduction to print and news media and other alternative platforms for news production and distribution on the Web and citizen media sites. It describes two leading online ... More


Utopian Beginnings: A Tale of Two Websites

Angèle Christin

in Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691175232
eISBN:
9780691200002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175232.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter focuses on the early days of online news, before profit, traffic, and metrics-based imperatives became key concerns. It pays close attention to the first years of TheNotebook in New York ... More


Conclusion

Angèle Christin

in Metrics at Work: Journalism and the Contested Meaning of Algorithms

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691175232
eISBN:
9780691200002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175232.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the implications of web analytics for further studies of digital metrics beyond the case of journalism. At a time when nearly every domain is affected by analytics and ... More


Resources Index

Catherine Dwinal

in Interactive Visual Ideas for Musical Classroom Activities: Tips for Music Teachers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190929855
eISBN:
9780197524657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190929855.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, American

The Resources Index contains a long list of apps and websites to take the learning with devices to the next level or to substitute tools to make the activities in this book more personalized. Each ... More


Information Security, Law, and Data-Intensive Business Models: Data Control and Social Networking: Irreconcilable Ideas?

Lilian Edwards and Ian Brown

in Harboring Data: Information Security, Law, and the Corporation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760089
eISBN:
9780804772594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760089.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter discusses the challenges to information security from social networking websites and the new business models they represent. The success of this new generation of data-intensive virtual ... More


I Want to Be Like a Really Badass Lady: Media and Transgender Possibilities

Andre Cavalcante

in Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479881307
eISBN:
9781479864584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881307.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter delineates how participants craft a possible transgender self through meaningful interactions with media discourses and narratives. Media generate the ability to imagine a transgender ... More


Build a Quality Website

Dennis Meredith

in Explaining Research: How to Reach Key Audiences to Advance Your Network

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197571316
eISBN:
9780197571347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197571316.003.0008
Subject:
Chemistry, Study and Communication Skills in Chemistry

The first step to a quality website is to plan design, layout, and content with an understanding of audiences’ information needs. User-friendly design principles are also important to a website’s ... More


Cyber self-centres?: Hong Kong young women and their personal websites1

in Sex and Desire in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139156
eISBN:
9789882209756
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139156.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter, we will examine how young women in Hong Kong use cyberspace as a site to construct their identity as women in relation to their significant others, focusing on both their ... More


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