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Center for Digital Discourse and Culture

The Center for Digital Discourse and Culture (CDDC) is a college-level center at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in the College of Arts and Sciences. Working with faculty in the Virginia Tech Cyberschool, the CDDC provides one of the world's first university based digital points-of-publication for new forms of scholarly communication, academic research, and cultural analysis. At the same time, it supports the continuation of traditional research practices, including scholarly peer review, academic freedom, network formation, and intellectual experimentation.

The Australia Institute - research for future change

The Australia Institute is an independent public policy research centre funded by grants from philanthropic trusts, memberships and commissioned research. Those involved in the Institute have each, from different viewpoints, been concerned about the impact on Australian society of the priority given to a narrow definition of economic efficiency over community, environmental and ethical considerations in public and private decision making. A better balance is urgently needed. Visit their site @ for more information

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Young Women's Recruitment, Retention and Leadership study

The WomenSpeak Network is currently working on a research project called 'Young Women's Recruitment, Retention and Leadership: lessons learned from the women's movement.' The overall aim of the policy research is to establish broadly young women's involvement and perceptions of their involvement in women's organisations; to find out whether organisations are actively involved in the recruitment, retention and promotion of young women's into leadership positions; in line with the goals of the WomenSpeak Network reflect on how effective young women's participation, networking and diversity is within the organisations. The surveys are available on-line at: (young women's survey) and (women's & community organisations survey). read more for further details

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Hip Hop archive

The Hiphop Archive was officially established in 2002 under the direction of Marcyliena Morgan. Since the early 1970s, Hiphop has become the most influential artistic, educational and social movement for youth and young adults. From The Hiphop Archive

McKenzie Wark - Internet research

new media, hypertext, course notes

Journal of Society and Information

The Journal of Society and Information is an independent, online and refereed journal.

The journal acknowledges as a founding principle that both society and information are indefinite and amphorous concepts variably defined and infinitely interpreted.

Questia - online library of books and journals

Questia is an online library of books and journals

Screen and media studies (Uni of Waikato, NZ)

Screen & Media studies at University of Waikato, New Zealand research interests include: New Zealand in the global media economy, media education and media democracy, media and religion, digital gaming, and audience studies, including the investigation of the international reception of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy.


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