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#1. Mirrors of Capitalist Modernization in Turkey: Review of Adalet, Begüm, Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey
Husik Ghulyan
Review of Adalet, Begüm, Hotels and Highways: The Construction of Modernization Theory in Cold War Turkey (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 2018).
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#2. Making Identity Count: UK 1960
Srdjan Vucetic
The dominant discourse of British national identity in that year, which I label “Modern Britain”, acknowledged modernity’s material basis, the importance of wealth creation through technological innovation, industrial production and exports, the power of patriarchy, and the need for order, freedom, justice and fairness. Beyond this discourse, there was also a mass-based discourse—I label it “Socialism” to signal continuity with my topography of Britishness in 1950—that criticized Britain for its inherent elitism and excessive respect for inherited wealth. Part of Ted Hopf, Bentley Allan, and Srdjan Vucetic, Eds. Making Identity Count Project. Coding examples: https://srdjanvucetic.files.wordpress.com/2019/03/mic-uk-1960-coding.xlsx
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#3. A Roadmap for Computational Communication Research
Wouter van Atteveldt, drew margolin, Cuihua Shen, Damian Trilling, René Weber
Computational Communication Research (CCR) is a new open access journal dedicated to publishing high quality computational research in communication science. This editorial introduction describes the role that we envision for the journal. First, we explain what computational communication science is and why a new journal is needed for this subfield. Then, we elaborate on the type of research this journal seeks to publish, and stress the need for transparent and reproducible science. The relation between theoretical development and computational analysis is discussed, and we argue for the value of null-findings and risky research in additive science. Subsequently, the (experimental) two-phase review process is described. In this process, after the first double-blind review phase, an editor can signal that they intend to publish the article conditional on satisfactory revisions. This starts the second review phase, in which authors and reviewers are no longer required to be anonymous and the authors are encouraged to publish a...
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#4. iCoRe: The GDELT Interface for the Advancement of Communication Research
Frederic R. Hopp, James Schaffer, Jacob T. Fisher, René Weber
This article introduces the interface for communication research (iCoRe) to access, explore, and analyze the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT; Leetaru & Schrodt, 2013). GDELT provides a vast, open source, and continuously updated repository of online news and event metadata collected from tens of thousands of news outlets around the world. Despite GDELT’s promise for advancing communication science, its massive scale and complex data structures have hindered efforts of communication scholars aiming to access and analyze GDELT. We thus developed iCoRe, an easy-to-use web interface that (a) provides fast access to the data available in GDELT, (b) shapes and processes GDELT for theory-driven applications within communication research, and (c) enables replicability through transparent query and analysis protocols. After providing an overview of how GDELT’s data pertain to addressing communication research questions, we provide a tutorial of utilizing iCoRe across three theory-driven case studies. We conclude...
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MediaNeuro: Happy to report that our latest manuscript "iCoRe: The GDELT Interface for the Advancement of Communication Research" is live on @socarxiv. Soon to be published in the inaugural issue of Computational Communication Research. https://t.co/Kat3N5Glrk
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This project introduces the interface for Communication Research (iCoRe) to access, explore, and analyze the Global Database of Events, Language and Tone (GDELT; Leetaru & Schrodt, 2013). GDELT provides a vast, open source, and constantly updated repository of online news and event metadata collected from tens of thousands of news outlets around the world. Despite GDELT’s promise for advancing communication science, its massive scale and complex data structures have hindered efforts of communication scholars aiming to access and analyze GDELT. We thus developed iCoRe, an easy-to-use web interface that (a) provides fast access to the data available in GDELT (b) shapes and processes GDELT for theory-driven applications within communication research and (c) enables replicability through transparent query and analysis protocols.

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#5. Does austerity really kill?
Veronica Toffolutti, Marc Suhrcke
A growing body of the literature has argued that austerity has been bad for health, though without directly measuring austerity. This paper explicitly distinguishes the association of mortality with macroeconomic fluctuations from that with fiscal policy measures, using data for 28 European Union (EU) countries covering the period 1991-2013. The main results present a nuanced, complex picture about the mortality impact of fiscal policies. We confirm the mortality decreasing (increasing) effect of recessions (booms), with the exception of suicide mortality, which shows the opposite effects. Austerity regimes are associated with an increase in all-cause mortality (0.7%). At the same time, fiscal stimuli tend to significantly increase death rates due to cirrhosis or chronic liver disease (3%) and those due to vehicle accidents (4.3%). Overall, the results appear to be sensitive to the set of countries included: when excluding the Baltics, Romania and Hungary, austerity policies turn out to significantly increase suicide-related...
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#6. The ties between Hathor and the weaver girl(织女)
Bohai,Xu
On the basis of Hathor as a goddess of love, beauty, Queen of wreath weaving, celestial goddess, the mistress of Heaven, goddess of cheerfulness and maternal care; each year, "Hathor travelled south from her temple at Dendera to visit Horus at Edfu”; one particular Egyptian tale - the 'Seven Hathors'. And on the basis of in Egypt, mirrors were another of Hathor’s symbols; Hathor was praised for her beautiful hair; in the Old Kingdom, most priests of Hathor, including the highest ranks, were women and the only known surviving birth brick from ancient Egypt is decorated with an image of a woman holding her child flanked by images of Hathor and so on, so I can get a hypothesis that the weaver girl(织女)is probably Hathor in China.
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#7. Review of Castaneda's A Place To Call Home
Nga Than
In A Place to Call Home: Immigrant Exclusion and Urban Belonging in New York, Paris, and Barcelona, Ernesto Castañeda explores how immigrant incorporation and sense of belonging are shaped by social processes in different cities. The author explores city-level differences by drawing on original data including ethnography, interviews, and surveys, which he collected through years of research in sending and receiving countries. A comparative study of New York, Paris, and Barcelona and two groups, Latin Americans and North Africans, it contributes to the growing literature that compares how policies and contexts of migration affect immigrants’ and their descendants’ long-term settlement experiences on both sides of the Atlantic.
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#8. Assessment and Evaluation Practices in Engineering Education: A Global Perspective
N P Subheesh, Satya Sundar Sethy
‘Assessment’ and ‘evaluation’ are the integral parts of the engineering curriculum. These components have direct relevance to quality assurance in engineering education. Literature suggests that better assessment and evaluation practices require certain knowledge and skills about types and methods of assessment and evaluation. It is found that most of the engineering faculty members do not have concrete knowledge about ‘assessment’ and ‘evaluation’ types and methods. Further, it is argued that engineering educators are not well aware of ‘feedback comments’ that are associated with assessment practices. Comments on students’ performances are essential because it helps them to know their strengths and weaknesses of a course. In this background, the paper critically analyses assessment and evaluation practices in engineering education setup across the globe. In particular, it discusses the challenges faced by engineering faculty members while assessing students’ performances. Finally, the paper offers suggestions to improve...
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#9. Instability in Care and Living Arrangements: Putting Foster Youth in Context
Youngmin Yi
Family instability is a key dimension of social inequality in the United States. Child maltreatment is one context in which changes to a child’s care and living arrangements, introduced when a child is placed in foster care, could actively improve a child’s wellbeing. In this study, I analyze a nationally representative sample of child welfare-involved youth to examine whether the association between foster care and instability in care and living arrangements is driven by children’s placement in foster care or by the selectivity of foster youth. I find that compared to children who do not enter foster care, those who do are more likely to experience change in their primary caregiver, availability of a secondary caregiver, and their living arrangement. When I treat the initial transition into foster care as necessary, excluding it from my measures of change, foster care appears to stabilize the structures of children’s care arrangements, while their constitutive relationships remain substantially less so. In addition to answering...
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youngmin_yi: For those interested in taking a peek, I've posted a pre-print/recent working version of the paper on SocArXiv (thanks, @familyunequal for the tag and to SocArXiv's great team for the quick submission review!). https://t.co/nKcci4HGhn
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#10. The Uneven Perils of Unemployment and Underemployment: The Role of Employment Structure in explaining Rural-Urban Poverty Differences, 1970-2018.
Matthew Brooks
There has been a persistent gap in the poverty rate between urban and rural areas of the United States. Much of this gap has be attributed to industrial composition, however employment composition also likely plays a key role. Underemployment and labor force non-participation have been become significant issues in rural areas. This study uses data from the Current Population Survey for 1970 to 2018 to understand how poverty rates among 6 employment groups —(1) not in the labor force, (2) discouraged workers, (3) unemployed workers, (4) low hours workers, (5) low income workers, and (6) adequately employed workers— can explain the persistent gap in poverty between urban and rural areas. Demographic standardization and decomposition techniques reveal that majority of the poverty gap is explained by differences in poverty rates for the employment groups. Rural individuals in all employment group have higher poverty rates than urban individuals in the same group. Analysis also shows that if rural America had either the employment...
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