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CITASA Events at ASA in Montreal

American Sociological Association

Section on Communication and Information Technologies / Roundtables (one-hour)

Sat, Aug 12 - 10:30am - 11:30am
Palais des congrès de Montréal

Session Organizer: Shelia R. Cotten (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

Table 01. Revisiting the Digital Divide

E-impact: The Have and Have-Nots
Meng-Hao Li (Yuan Ze University), Hsin-i Huang (Yuan-Ze Uuniversity), Shu-Fen Tseng (Yuan-Ze University)
Gender and the Digital Divide: Quantitative Research May Indicate Progress, but Not Hidden Obstacles
Nicole English (University of Missouri--Kansas City (UMKC)
Intersections of Age and Masculinities in Canadian and American Information Technology Firms
Tammy Duerden Comeau (University of Western Ontario), Candace L. Kemp (Georgia State University), Jennifer Craft Morgan (UNC Institute on Aging, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Table 02. Social Capital and ICTs

Social Capital and Engagement: Does Trust Matter?
Shelley J. Boulianne (University of Wisconsin)
The Determinants of Work Well-being among Service Workers: IT Skill, Social Capital or Both?
Hsin-i Huang (Yuan-Ze Uuniversity), Meng-Hao Li (Yuan Ze University), Shu-Fen Tseng (Yuan-Ze University)
The Second Digital Divide: Unequal Access to Social Capital in the Online World
Shanyang Zhao (Temple University), David Elesh (Temple University)

Table 03. Expanding and Exploring Methods for Qualitative and Quantitative Research

Stance-Shift Analysis: Locating Presence and Positions in Online Focus-Group Text
Peyton R. Mason (Linguistic Insights, Inc.), Boyd Davis (University of North Carolina - Charlotte)
Using the Internet to Inform Survey Methods: UK Internet Resources for Survey Methods Teachers
Julie Lamb (University of Surrey)
Online Journaling as a Federated Community of Practice
Yuri Takhteyev (UC Berkeley)

Table 04. Examining Labor and Employment Aspects of Technology

Constructing Connectedness: Labor and Employment in the Production of Networked Goods
Amanda K. Damarin (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Technology Driven Commodity Chains: Structure, Territory and Governance in the Global Economy
Sean O Riain (National Univ of Ireland, Maynooth)

Table 05. Protest, Advocacy, Power, and ICTs

Information Communication Technologies, and Gender and Development in Africa
Christobel Asiedu (Univ of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign)
Bandwidthing Together: Using Community Broadband Networks to Protect Community Broadband Networks
Andrea Hoplight Tapia (Pennsylvania State University)

Table 06. Cyberspace and Community

A Preliminary Analysis of an Internet Chat Room? Can a Chat Room be a Real Community?
Diane M Gifford
Community Informatics System in Scientific Volunteers: From knowledge delivery to the renewal community
Chin-Chang Ho (SUNY at Albany)

Table 07. Bringing Writing Back Into the Large Lecture Class with SAGrader

Bringing Writing Back Into the Large Lecture Class with SAGrader
Edward E. Brent (U. of Missouri), Theodore Carnahan (Idea Works, Inc.), Charles Nathaniel Graham (Idea Works, Inc.), Jeff McCully (U. of Missouri)

Table 08. Impacts of the Internet on Sociology and Society

The Impact of the Internet on Sociology: The Importance of the Communication and Information Technologies Section of the American Sociological Association
Porsche VanBrocklin-Fischer
Media Trials: Media Justice or Just Media? Media Depictions of Martha Stewart and Kimberly Jones
Christopher J Schneider (Arizona State University)

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