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Jun Zhang, Marshall Van Alstyne
2004 Extended abstracts of the 2004 conference on Human factors and computing systems - CHI '04  
Based on these ideas, we designed and implemented the Small World Instant Messenger (SWIM). SWIM SYSTEM SWIM is a new IM system that focuses on fostering information search through social networks.  ...  DISCUSSION AND FUTURE WORK SWIM provides a system for fostering social network based information search as well as a platform for further study of issues related to such information searching activities  ... 
doi:10.1145/985921.986144 dblp:conf/chi/ZhangA04 fatcat:wzebmrioxzhhxozp2jupkwnzee

Swimming against the tide: ethical banks as countermovement

Daniel Tischer
2013 Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment  
It employs a mixed-method approach to review EB coverage in media and to explore three UK-based EBs' connections with CSOs via Social Network Analysis, with the aim to compare them to, and contrast them  ...  However, this paper seeks to demonstrate how British EBs have been, and remain, connected to social movements and civil society organisations (CSOs).  ...  The data are based on the self-informed networks emerging from individual actors and have been inputted and analysed using UCINet (Borgatti et al. 2002) , but at the same time, the degree of overlap between  ... 
doi:10.1080/20430795.2013.837807 fatcat:vssrk7m5jrbzhb2l5jpc5sjuue

Swimming with the "Current": An Access-Informed Exploration of Envisioned Blended Learning at Tishreen University in Syria

Dima Dayoub
2022 Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management  
The article argues that re-thinking academic structure and infrastructure is irreducibly grounded in formal-informal networked experiences.  ...  To this end, four pilot interviews, the researcher's lived experience and the literature were used to design a web-based questionnaire.  ...  This type of access includes "information seeking, news, personal development (education), leisure, commerce and transactions, social interaction and networking, and gaming" (Van Dijk, 2017, p. 7-8) .  ... 
doi:10.34190/ejkm.20.1.2398 fatcat:ubs5kj4b5rgzlaqefrzmesvd2i

Intercountry adoption swimming against the tide: Restitution in Samoa

Patricia Fronek, Karen S Rotabi-Casares, Robert Common
2021 Childhood  
From a virtual connection perspective, Korean, Guatemalan, Vietnamese and other adoptee networks offer support and shared experiences in their searches for information, family and identity (Fronek and  ...  differently in different countries ranging from exchanges of information to maintaining relationships.  ... 
doi:10.1177/09075682211063691 fatcat:xeygyixzxzfspl5qcuym72525a

An academic challenge to the entrepreneurial university: the spatial power of the 'Slow Swimming Club'

David R. Jones, Dean Patton
2018 Studies in Higher Education  
In response to such dissatisfaction, this paper reflects on a playful space, called the Slow Swimming Club (SSC), produced by several academics.  ...  process of critically connecting academics, back to their universities and consider whether such academic resistance, rooted in play, corporeal sensibility and emancipation, has the potential to enact social  ...  This emerged as a search for times and social spaces which fostered a much more critical, self-reflective and playful dialogue with academic colleagues.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03075079.2018.1534093 fatcat:olerh5iy7ve5fbcpuijr3xzhvy

Swimming with Dolphins: The Assessment Framework, New Labour and New Tools for Social Work with Children and Families

P. M. Garrett
2003 British Journal of Social Work  
The search for 'criminogenic' tendencies remains, moreover, bound up with policies directed at young people in contact with social services (see Garrett, 1999b) .  ...  At the launch of the Social Exclusion Unit, Prime Minister Blair, for example, asserted: 'Social exclusion is about income, but it is about more. It is about prospects, networks and life chances.  ... 
doi:10.1093/bjsw/33.4.441 fatcat:3vqj3xohi5cplmqk3do3whd4si

Swimming against the mainstream: the early years from chilly tributary to transformative mainstream

Albert Bandura
2004 Behaviour Research and Therapy  
The present article also analyzes the evolving theorizing and applications of social cognitive theory rooted in modeling, selfregulatory, and self-efficacy mechanisms of psychosocial change.  ...  There were other paths of involvement in the growing network of proponents of behavioral approaches.  ...  Behaviorally oriented studies were now receiving a fair hearing based on the conceptual, methodological, and social merits of the proposals.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.brat.2004.02.001 pmid:15081880 fatcat:qslaigkbi5falo6rbru6t2km6e

Fish swimming in denial: non-state armed groups, "propaganda wars", and "performing" peace processes

Kevin Hearty
2022 Critical Studies on Terrorism  
Fish swimming in denial: non-state armed groups, "propaganda wars", and "performing" peace processes Hearty, K. ( 2022 ).  ...  Fish swimming in denial: non-state armed groups, "propaganda wars", and "performing" peace processes. Critical Studies on Terrorism.  ...  "IRA Fully Informed of Dialogue." 2 December, 5. An Phoblacht. 1996  ... 
doi:10.1080/17539153.2022.2038210 fatcat:zdwk5pmftnfshbd6vw7iap43tm

What African Americans Can Do to Bridge the Swimming Gap: A Call to Action

Steven Waller, Dawn M. Norwood
2011 International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education  
Author and social critic Tavis Smiley in the book The Covenant in Action advocates for covenant-based action that is transformational.  ...  This network will build unity and camaraderie to transfer the legacy to future generations.  ... 
doi:10.25035/ijare.05.04.10 fatcat:wwngd6mw2na4jofobsqixe4ei4

Swimming in the Spaghetti Bowl: Challenges for Developing Countries under the 'New Regionalism'

Luis Abugattas
2004 Social Science Research Network  
Nevertheless, this is an area in which further work is urgently required in order to adequately inform policy makers in developing countries.  ...  The overarching motive for this new drive towards regionalism among developing countries is the search for effective policy instruments to achieve sustainable development through the insertion of national  ...  QUESTIONNAIRE UNCTAD Study Series on POLICY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND COMMODITIES (Study series no. 27: Swimming in the Spaghetti Bowl: Challenges for Developing Countries Under the "New Regionalism  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1280188 fatcat:jg5beri3hjcbnee6b4zaburyim

Sink or Swim: It is Time Ripe to Move in for an International Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Policy Coordination Mechanism

Dr. Rabi N. Mishra
2015 Social Science Research Network  
It will be based on the emerging ideas of Financial Stability Councils being set up nationally, comprising of national authorities overseeing the Monetary Policy, Financial Sector regulation and Fiscal  ...  The network of Financial Stability Councils (or Systemic Risk Boards) could in fact, work together "to foster this fine-tuning of monetary and regulatory measures -to be applied not uniformly across the  ...  Thanks to the probable tendency on the part of countries acting in their own "selfinterest" 34 (i.e., in line with their nationally-based accountability), information-sharing (notwithstanding any MOUs)  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2657334 fatcat:ijkeinis4fg3timw2mrbzqzms4

Is Same-Gender Mentorship Important for Division III Female College Athletes?: An Application of the Mentor Role Theory

Nicholas Swim, Ehren Green, Mary Hums, Glenna Bower, Khirey Walker
2022 Journal of Athlete Development and Experience  
This disparity has led to an imbalance for female college athletes searching for female role models and mentors.  ...  This study investigated the mentoring experiences of NCAA Division III female college athletes based on their lived experiences with both male and female head coaches.  ...  The survey was focused on two parts: (a) demographic information, and (b) open-ended responses. The demographic information included age, race, class in school, and sport played.  ... 
doi:10.25035/jade.04.01.08 doaj:dc67a92a875d45a582c026e341ff7646 fatcat:l6w33fwqjbanlf5r23b3e5by2i

Peer mentoring for professional and personal growth in academic medicine

Melanie Cree-Green, Anne-Marie Carreau, Shanlee M Davis, Brigitte I Frohnert, Jill L Kaar, Nina S Ma, Natalie J Nokoff, Jane E B Reusch, Stacey L Simon, Kristen J Nadeau
2020 Journal of Investigative Medicine  
Social media has further enabled the establishment of informal peer mentorship through participatory online groups, blogs, and forums that provide platforms for peer-to-peer advice and support.  ...  Peer mentorship can also be found among colleagues brought together through a common location, interest, or goal, and typically these relationships are informal and fluid.  ...  The cross-disciplinary nature of grant-based peer mentorship can be particularly conducive to fostering collaborations and enriched networks for scientific innovation, promotion, and collaboration.  ... 
doi:10.1136/jim-2020-001391 pmid:32641352 fatcat:bchs53nekvhk5ojlwjxd44amfy

Online social networking and trade union membership: what the Facebook phenomenon truly means for labor organizers

Alex Bryson, Rafael Gomez, Paul Willman
2010 Labor History  
Supportive social trends and social customs are required in order to make unionization's hard-to-observe benefits easier to discern. Most membership-based institutions face the same dilemma.  ...  However, recent social networking organizations such as Facebook have been rather successful in attracting millions of active members in a relatively short period of time.  ...  Facebook is a social networking website that initially allowed people to communicate with their friends and exchange information.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00236561003654719 fatcat:k3vorelhdbapveayb45uthhrre

Take These Broken Wings and Learn to Fly: Applying Resilience Concepts to Practice with Children and Youth Exposed to Intimate Partner Violence

Ramona Alaggia, Melissa Donohue
2017 Smith College studies in social work  
Funding The authors would like to thank the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for their generous support of this study.  ...  Four electronic databases were searched: PsycINFO, Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), Sociological Abstracts and Social Service Abstracts, and Applied Social Science Index and Abstracts (  ...  Simone loved swimming, so the social worker then assisted in finding affordable lessons at a public facility.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00377317.2018.1404282 fatcat:w25xau2ysfh2jdwdrmswbk4c4m
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