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Jeffrey D. Hilmer and Max Halupka

participatory research initiative, it addresses a range of interconnected fields from Education and Youth Work to the Internet and Public Policy. Framed in this way, the book further explores working definitions of participation, and analyzes theoretical

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The Digital Age Opens Up New Terrains for Peace and Conflict Research

Josepha Ivanka Wessels

invented, it was possible to transfer and store large amounts of information, converted into computer digits, in a very small physical space. With the advent of the Internet, it was possible to transfer this digitized information over long distances. Today

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Kathleen Frazer Oswald

and Urry describe concepts and initiatives to make traffic safer, more secure, more productive, more environmentally friendly, and in some cases less private. 20 Digitization, they argue, could enable social sorting akin to tiered Internet service

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Ben Berkowitz and Jean-Paul Gagnon

, or social.” He places his faith in the internet’s capacity to combat citizen frustration with the way democracies function. And he has good reason to do so given SeeClickFix’s positive track record. It has, after all, thus far been successful at

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Brian Bergen-Aurand

, the Internet continued to disseminate more negative reviews of the rebooted Ghostbusters (2016)—starring Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones, directed by Paul Feig, written by Katie Dippold and Paul Feig. I think the film

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The Girl in the GIF

Reading the Self into Girlfriendship

Akane Kanai

-representative experience through a reaction-GIF format: in each post, a GIF, an image capturing about three seconds of movement from diverse media material ranging from television and film to internet videos, is combined with a caption describing an emotive reaction to a

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Naïve scientists and conflict analysis

Learning through case studies

R. William Ayres

available Internet sources. One of the wonders of modern Internet technology is that there is a tremendous trove of information available. Yes, much of it is mush, suspect or even biased for hostile purposes. But much of it is good historical and academic

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Inside the global teaching machine

MOOCs, academic labour and the future of the university

Michael A. Peters

participation. With the advent of the Internet, Web 2.0 technologies and user-generated cultures, new principles of openness have become the basis of innovative institutional forms that decentralise and democratise power relationships, promote access to

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Cutting the Face

Kinship, State and Social Media Conflict in Networked Jordan

Geoffrey Hughes

the Internet and ubiquitous mobile telephony in Jordan has been rapid and striking – and many Jordanians (young and old) cannot seem to put their phones down. These older men were perceptive to note the importance of the d̅iw̅an historically in

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“I Was Not Willing to Risk my Hajj”

Information Coping Strategies of Hajj Pilgrims

Nadia Caidi

information seems (in their eyes) to outweigh the benefits of doing so: I am cautious about internet sites. The credibility of the sources is not always clear. I wasn't willing to risk my own Hajj because someone posted something wrong. (P4) I would say