Social Science Computer Review

Volume 26, No. 2

Summer 2008

 

Table of Contents

 

Finding Online Sub-Cultures In Shared Meanings / Adam B. King

 

Framing the Internet: A Comparison of Gendered Spaces / Cindy Royal

 

Embedding the Internet in the Lives of College Students: Online and Offline Behavior / Christine L. Ogan, Muzaffer Ozakca, & Jacob Groshek

 

Perceived Authority and Communication Channel: Experiments with Instant Messaging / Mark Tremayne, Xin Chen, Nilo Figur, and J. Sonia Huang

 

Do Campaign Websites Really Matter in Electoral Civic Engagement? Empirical Evidence from the 2004 Post-election Internet Tracking Survey / Hun Myoung Park

 

Prenotification in Web-based Access Panel Surveys:  The Influence of Mobile Text Messaging versus E-Mail on Response Rates and Sample Composition / Michael Bosnjak, Wolfgang Neubarth, Mick P. Couper, Wolfgang Bandilla, & Lars Kaczmirek

 

Analysis of Kinship Relations with Pajek / Vladimir Batagelj & Andrej Mrvar

 

 

Reports and Communications

 

The Role of Internet Service Providers in Cases of Child Pornography and Child Prostitution / Kimberly A. McCabe

 

 

Book Reviews

 

Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide by Henry Jenkins / Reviewed by Andrew Ó. Baoill

 

Digital Era Governance – IT Corporations, the State and e-Government by P. Dunleavy, H. Margetts, S. Bastow, & J. Tinkler / Reviewed by Eur. N. Loukis

 

Dangerous Enthusiasms: E-government, Computer Failure and Information System Development  by Robin Gauld and Shaun Goldfinch / Reviewed by Anne-Marie Oostveen

 

The Wealth of Networks. How Social Production Transforms Markets and Freedom by Yochai Benkler / Reviewed by Robert A. Cropf

 

Nonprofits & Technology. Emerging Research for Usable Knowledge. Michael Cortés & Kevin M. Rafter, eds. / Reviewed by Irena Ograjenšek

 

Impact of E-commerce on Consumers and Small Firms. Salvatore Zappala & Colin Gray, eds. / Reviewed by Subhajit Basu

 

Cultures of Technology and the Quest for Innovation. Helga Nowotny, ed. / Reviewed by Meliha Handzic

 

Information and Communications for Development: Global Trends and Policies  by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, World Bank / Reviewed by Bantu L. Morolong