Community building
Community building is a field of practices directed toward the creation or enhancement of community among individuals within a regional area (such as a neighborhood) or with a common interest. It is s...
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Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories
Talk of Facebook's anticonservative stance is in the news, but the issue of what news social networks choose to show us is much broader than that...
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Art galleries: the last refuge of the cultural window-shopper
While bookstores and record shops close their doors, squeezed out by the online competition, the gallery still offers something the internet can’t: real-life art
Happiness and Sadness Spread Just Like Disease
There may be a literal truth underlying the common-sense intuition that happiness and sadness are contagious. A new study on the spread of emotions through social networks shows that these feelings ci...
Social Network Size Linked to Brain Size - Scientific American
How and why the volume of the orbital prefrontal cortex is related to the size of social networks
Social network
http://www.socialnomics.net/ Part of the world's most watched Social Media video series; Social Media Revolution by Erik Qualman. Based on 1 International...
Local currency
In economics, a local currency, in its common usage, is a currency not backed by a national government (and not necessarily legal tender), and intended to trade only in a particular area. As a tool o...
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Consensus reality
Consensus reality is that which is generally agreed to be reality, based on a consensus view.The difficulty with the question stems from the concern that human beings do not in fact fully understand o...
Community foundation
Community foundations (CFs) are instruments of civil society designed to pool donations into a coordinated investment and grant making facility dedicated primarily to the social improvement of a given...
Social work
Social work is a professional and academic discipline that seeks to improve the quality of life and subjective well-being of individuals, families, couples, groups, and communities through research, p...
Social Network Algorithms Are Distorting Reality By Boosting Conspiracy Theories
Talk of Facebook's anticonservative stance is in the news, but the issue of what news social networks choose to show us is much broader than that...
Child Welfare
Child Protective Services (CPS) is the name of a governmental agency in many states of the United States that responds to reports of child abuse or neglect. Some states use other names, often attempt...
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Trust management (managerial science)
Trust management (management by trust, management through trust) can be conceptualized in two ways. First, as a process by which individual A becomes trustworthy for other individuals. This trust is s...
Social capital
In sociology, social capital is the expected collective or economic benefits derived from the preferential treatment and cooperation between individuals and groups. Although different social sciences ...
Community gardening in the United States
Community gardening in the United States encompasses a wide variety of approaches. Some influential community gardens, such as the Clinton Community Garden in the middle of Manhattan in New York City,...
Community gardening in the United States - Wikipedia
Planetary consciousness
Planetary consciousness is the idea that human beings are members of a planetary society of Earth as much as they are members of their nations, provinces, districts, cities or villages.
In his 190...
Art galleries: the last refuge of the cultural window-shopper
While bookstores and record shops close their doors, squeezed out by the online competition, the gallery still offers something the internet can’t: real-life art
Guerrilla Gardeners
Guerrilla Gardeners is an Australian television show that was broadcast on Network Ten. The show takes its name and basic premise from the guerrilla gardening environmental movement. Premiering on 18 ...
James Samuel Coleman
James Samuel Coleman (May 12, 1926 – March 25, 1995) was an American sociologist, theorist, and empirical researcher, based chiefly at the University of Chicago. He was elected president of the Americ...
James Samuel Coleman - Wikipedia
Charrette
A charrette (pronounced [shuh-ret]), often Anglicized to charette or charet and sometimes called a design charrette, is an intense period of design or planning activity.
The word charrette may ref...
Online participation
Online participation is used to describe the interaction between users and online communities on the web. Online community often involve members to provide content to the website and/or contribute in ...
Aura's House
Aura’s House is an online grassroots project, which raises funds for needy children and their families. Specifically, Aura’s House raises funds for housing, health, income generation, and education pr...
Nepako Corporation
Nepako is a Finnish company that produce "open innovation" social networks in order to help people to share, review and develop business ideas. In June 2010, the company announced that it will open an...
Pan American Nikkei Association
The Pan American Nikkei Association, the English-language name of the Asociación Panamericana Nikkei, is a multi-national, non-governmental organization with membership from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil...
Civic engagement
Civic engagement or civic participation is the encouragement of the general public to become involved in the political process and the issues that affect them. It is the community coming together to b...