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The thesis traces Internet textual representations of the Maidan, a wide-scale protest movement that took place in 2013-2014 in Ukraine, and their function in identifying the opposing sides during the protests. These texts helped to formulate new narratives, articulate attitudes, and build...
A Social Network or Information Network is a structure made up of nodes representing entities, and edges representing the relationships among nodes. Understanding the behaviour of social networks is known as Social Network Analysis (SNA). One of the most important applications of SNA is to find...
Social network sites are becoming increasingly popular and useful as well as relevant means for serious social research. However, despite their user appeal and wide adoption, the current generation of sites are hard to query and explore, offering limited views of local network neighbourhoods....
Informal institutions such as social networks are often drawn upon in order to protect households from market failures. Social networks often involve gift giving both within and outside the family network to cope with production uncertainties and food insecurity. But some community members avoid...
Social support is important for health and well-being and has been associated with reduced isolation in rural communities. Support from family and friends may become increasingly important as one ages, and may enable some seniors to remain living in their communities. The purpose of this project...
Rural business owners in Alberta are often described as independent minded entrepreneurs. The reality is that they do engage in social networking. This project focussed upon the social networks that help rural business owners access markets beyond their local area. The data were provided by the...
Using Discrete Choice Models to Estimate Non-market Values: Effects of Choice Set Formation and Social NetworksDownload
Discrete choice models are often used to estimate non-market values. In standard models, individuals make choices considering all possible alternatives. However, in reality, the set of alternatives individuals consider may differ. Moreover, these choice sets may be influenced by the individual's...