THE RELATION BETWEEN SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
- A study on diffusional characteristics of information on a human network analyzed by a Multi-Agent simulator. Tanimoto, Jun; Fujii, Haruyuki // Social Science Journal;2003, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p479
A mathematical frame to deal with the Face-to-Face Word of Mouth Communication (WOMC) and the Network WOMC was obtained, respectively. The difference between two types of WOMC is how the information can be conveyed. In the former type, information goes through the real human contact, which can...
- Developmental process in growth-oriented groups. Mackey, Richard A. // Social Work;Jan80, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p26
Group process is defined as the change taking place in interactions among individuals over time. The author examines how this process occurs within growth-oriented groups that have certain developmental characteristics in common even though specific group objectives may vary from group to group.
- No Such Thing as Harmless Flirtation. Fisher, Michele // Curve;Mar2006, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p68
Focuses on the absence of such thing as harmless flirtation. Flirtation according to some is a form of cheating. Cheating means exchange of body fluids with another person for some women. However to others, it means exchanging phone numbers. Cheating has no one to blame but the person who...
- Human relations training and group work. Anderson, Joseph D. // Social Work;May75, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p195
This article proposes a framework for combating alienation in-group work through the teaching of empathy. The evolution of new group approaches, such as T-Group, sensitivity training or encounter groups, in late 1960s and early 1970s is considered to be a response to the need to develop group...
- Leave the awkward at home. // Pipe Dream;10/26/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 13, p6
In this article, the author offers suggestions on how to avoid socially awkward moments in the college campus.
- PATRIMÃ“NIOS INDIVIDUAIS DE DISPOSIÃ‡Ã•ES: Para uma sociologia Ã escala individual. Lahire, Bernard // Sociologia, Problemas e PrÃ¡ticas;Set-Dez2005, Issue 49, p11
In this article, the author presents a scientific programme for a sociology on an individual scale, calling for the study of behavioural variations between and within individuals, in a crossing of the plurality of incorporated dispositions and the plurality of contexts of action. To develop a...
- Contagion and coordination in random networks. L�pez-Pintado, Dunia // International Journal of Game Theory;2006, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p371
We study the problem of spreading a particular behavior among agents located in a random social network. In each period of time, neighboring agents interact strategically playing a 2 ï¿½ 2 coordination game. Assuming myopic best-response dynamics, we show that there exists a threshold for the...
- The Leuven Laboratory for Experimental Social Psychology. Rijsman, John // Administrative Science Quarterly;Jun69, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p254
The article presents a description of the Leuven Laboratory for Experimental Social Psychology, which is housed at the psychological institute at Katholieke Universiteit to Leuven. This space has many purposes within the field of sociological research. The facility allows for the manipulation...
- Family-Centered Group Care. Finkelstein, Nadia Ehrlich // Child Welfare;Jan1980, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p33
Alternate frameworks for a model of residential group care focused on the family have the primary objective of early discharge from group care. The proposals are based on an agency's experience.