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Data as Social Capital and the Gift Culture in Research

Jens Klump
2017 Data Science Journal  
These policies either appeal to the common good or focus on publication and citation as an incentive to bring about a cultural change in how researchers share their data with their peers.  ...  By looking at research communities that are more open to data sharing we can study the social patterns that influence data sharing and point us to possible points for intervention and change.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank Agi Gedeon, Peter Fox, Heidi Laine, Fiona Murphy, Simon Cox and Jillian Wallis for our discussions on social norms around data in the scholarly community  ... 
doi:10.5334/dsj-2017-014 fatcat:fbqlpuxatbbptfifuexysw7gky

Welcome to the Table: A Bourdieusian Take on Gifted New Zealand Young Women

Eunice Gaerlan-Price, Janna Wardman, Toni Bruce
2021 Education Sciences  
The field of gifted and talented studies has its origins in the intelligence quotient research of the late 19th and early 20th century.  ...  The study also identified a hierarchy of valued forms of capital within the teenage girl social landscape and a resulting theorisation of an empowered gifted and talented girl habitus.  ...  the negative social capital associated with the gifted and talented identity, yet still access the cultural capital inherent in high academic success.  ... 
doi:10.3390/educsci11030106 doaj:dc57a20f1ab0427e95400226218c0184 fatcat:kvmdcaitfjfsfoumjuk3lyr3sy

A Maussian bargain: Accumulation by gift in the digital economy

Marion Fourcade, Daniel N Kluttz
2020 Big Data & Society  
In this paper, we focus on the centrality of gifting and reciprocity to the business model and cultural imagination of digital capitalism.  ...  The harvesting of data about people, organizations, and things and their transformation into a form of capital is often described as a process of "accumulation by dispossession," a pervasive loss of rights  ...  First, as we discussed, digital gifts are rooted in the specific history and cultural trajectory of cyber-capitalism.  ... 
doi:10.1177/2053951719897092 fatcat:ptfwyxilkffjxbvbedkzrtiu6m

The maternal gift: mothers' investment in their daughters' higher education

Linda Cooper
2015 Journal of Further and Higher Education  
Subsequently the mothers' gift is unwittingly producing socially divisive outcomes.  ...  Bourdieusian concepts, including gift exchange, are used to explore the explicit provision of mothers' capital beyond compulsory education that I term 'the maternal gift'.  ...  More nuanced appropriation of capital includes cultural opportunities and the use of social networks.  ... 
doi:10.1080/0309877x.2015.1100716 fatcat:4wiwujp275a6jaq4efqwayumx4

Tourism, Representation and Compensation among the Dukha Reindeer Herders of Mongolia

Jean Hatcherson
2019 Open Agriculture  
Some herders leverage dominant cultural and social capital, gaining more visitors and more opportunities to earn cash.  ...  As tourists generally stay only two to four days, negative outcomes vis-a-vis gifts, cultural misrepresentations and economic compensation currently appear minimized.  ...  When further analyzing the data, differences in social capital between the east and west taiga herders emerged.  ... 
doi:10.1515/opag-2019-0058 fatcat:wpobodkkwvftdacayi53jnvzda

Schooling's contribution to social capital: study from a native Amazonian society in Bolivia

Ricardo Godoy, Craig Seyfried, Victoria Reyes‐García, Tomás Huanca, William R. Leonard, Thomas McDade, Susan Tanner, Vincent Vadez
2007 Comparative Education  
Schooling's contribution to social capital 159 well-being and conservation. The second phase started in January 2006 and will last three years.  ...  Acknowledgements Research was funded by grants from the programmes of Biological and Cultural Anthropology of the National Science Foundation (0134225, 0200767, and 0322380) and the Wenner-Gren Foundation  ...  His research interests include culture change and health in the Bolivian Amazon.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03050060601162677 fatcat:s4w67lxnvzasbpldrsmgs45r6q

Exploring the Russian Online Gift-Exchange Communities: The Results of Nethnographic Approach

Elizaveta Polukhina, Anna Strelnikova
2015 The Qualitative Report  
The social capital accumulated by users increases the community commitment and cohesion by interpreting gifts as a set of resources to distribute fairly.  ...  The conclusion is drawn that social capital is the basic engine of investigated communities.  ...  and educational groups) within the framework of the program "Science Foundation of National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) "in 2015 and with the use of subsidies State support of  ... 
doi:10.46743/2160-3715/2015.2433 fatcat:h4sqa4tzhjfgje4hu2laxu6ghm

BDS897092 Supplemental material - Supplemental material for A Maussian bargain: Accumulation by gift in the digital economy

Marion Fourcade, Daniel N Kluttz
2020 Figshare  
Supplemental material, BDS897092 Supplemental material for A Maussian bargain: Accumulation by gift in the digital economy by Marion Fourcade and Daniel N Kluttz in Big Data & Society  ...  First, as we discussed, digital gifts are rooted in the specific history and cultural trajectory of cyber-capitalism.  ...  First, Mauss's emphasis on the structural and ritualistic element in the gift offers a promising insight into the social processes that underpin a wide range of economic relations in digital capitalism  ... 
doi:10.25384/sage.11799408.v1 fatcat:czjz6y3ivngt7mlt55bjjrbfty

The Impact of Social Capital on Mental Health: Evidence from the China Family Panel Survey

Xianhua Dai, Nian Gu
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
Using data from the China Family Panel Survey, this study measured social capital from social help, social trust, social networks, and social participation as the instrumental variables (regional average  ...  Furthermore, the impact of social capital on mental health was heterogeneous in terms of urbanicity, gender, age, and area.  ...  In addition, as the research on the specific sub dimensions of social capital has documented, cognitive social capital, cohesive social capital, and community social capital have significant impacts on  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph19010190 pmid:35010448 pmcid:PMC8750364 fatcat:k7txz7suwjhgrgbjsasqc2544y

The Influence of Individual Characteristics on Cultural Consumption from the Perspective of Complex Social Network

Hui Liu, Shuang Lu, Ximeng Wang, Shaobo Long, Xuzhen Zhu
2021 Complexity  
In the era of the digital economy, social network as an important social capital has an important influence on individual consumption decision-making.  ...  This article uses the latest data from the China Household Finance Survey (CHFS) in 2017 to analyze the impact of personal characteristics on cultural consumption behavior under the influence of social  ...  Conflicts of Interest All authors declare that there are no conflicts of interest regarding the publication of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2021/7404690 fatcat:t3wlskqb6nerhpjgq2qasozdbq

Exploring the role of Biradari in career growth: Evidence from public sector organizations of Islamabad

Noreen Saher, Tasmia Matloob, Malik Shahzad Shabbir
2020 Journal of Research in Emerging Markets  
It is an important cultural element of Punjabi cultural setup, considered as the strong binder in making group alliances and performs a significant role in daily life.  ...  The qualitative research methodology was used for this study and data was collected from fifteen (15) employees through in-depth interviews.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors are grateful to the anonymous referees of the journal for their extremely useful suggestions to improve the quality of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.30585/jrems.v2i3.433 fatcat:vgcdo42stbfdnpllzomj3pqxou

Social Trust Formation and Credit Accessibility—Evidence from Rural Households in China

Tong Zhang, Huiting Liu, Pinghan Liang
2020 Sustainability  
Trust as a form of social capital plays an important role in improving the cooperation between agents, especially in credit lending activities.  ...  In this paper, we first separate social trust into community trust and personal trust, and we examine how gift giving affects the formation of each level of trust.  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su12020667 fatcat:fdizr7ko7zhkppsxnlfkclynmy

Political-Economic Coalition among Entrepreneurs, Professionals, and Cadres in Guangdong, China

Chau-Kiu Cheung, Eileen Yuk-Ha Tsang
2015 Sociological research online  
As entrepreneurs, professionals, and cadres constitute the middle tier in China, they exhibit extravagance, gifting, and the pursuit of privileges.  ...  The study gleaned the data from personal interviews with 59 entrepreneurs, professionals, and cadres in Guangdong, China.  ...  Introduction Research theory and research manifest a need for elaborating the cultural, economic, and political orientations and practices of the middle tier in transitioning society such as China (Goodman  ... 
doi:10.5153/sro.3798 fatcat:lrqzoyuig5g6doxlln7vv5b5lm

Page 93 of American Anthropologist Vol. 93, Issue 4 [page]

1991 American Anthropologist  
In so doing, she privileges the gift economy, following Mauss, as the generative force in the creation of the “moral bonds” that bridge these social do- mains: As they accumulate capital, immigrants convert  ...  The Migration Process: Capital, Gifts and Offerings among British Pakistanis. Pnina Werbner. Explorations in Anthropology (John Gledhill and Bruce Kapferer, series eds.).  ... 

BMI, income, and social capital in a native Amazonian society: Interaction between relative and community variables

Marek Brabec, Ricardo Godoy, Victoria Reyes-García, William R. Leonard
2007 American Journal of Human Biology  
Researchers have shown interest in the relation between (a) social capital and individual income and (b) the individual health of people of industrial nations.  ...  We test three hypotheses: people in villages with more social capital should have higher BMI, the positive association between social capital and BMI will be more marked among the less well-off, and better-off  ...  the information and for logistical support, and to Craig Seyfried for research assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ajhb.20606 pmid:17546614 fatcat:2wohx75fpnedrjsg7j4sc6og44
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