Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 129: University Students’ Conceptualisation of AI Literacy: Theory and Empirical Evidence
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by Michal Černý
4d ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 129: University Students’ Conceptualisation of AI Literacy: Theory and Empirical Evidence Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13030129 Authors: Michal Černý This research endeavours to systematically investigate the multifaceted domain of AI literacy, given the pervasive impact of artificial intelligence on diverse facets of contemporary human existence. The inquiry is motivated by a fundamental question posed to educators: how best to cultivate AI literacies and competencies and how these proficiencies are structured and influenced. Employing a rigorou ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 126: Paid-Leave Availability and Public Health and Nutrition Program Participation Following a Birth in the U.S.
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by Marci Ybarra, Alexandra B. Stanczyk, Dylan J. F. Bellisle
4d ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 126: Paid-Leave Availability and Public Health and Nutrition Program Participation Following a Birth in the U.S. Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13030126 Authors: Marci Ybarra Alexandra B. Stanczyk Dylan J. F. Bellisle This study examines the relationships between state-provided paid-leave availability and enrollment in public health and nutrition programs (SNAP, Medicaid, WIC) among single low-income women following a birth in the U.S. We hypothesize that women in paid leave states will be less likely to participate in publicly available health and nutrition ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 127: Best Practices for Municipalities to Promote Online Citizen Participation and Engagement on Facebook: A Narrative Review of the Literature
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by Laurence Guillaumie, Lydi-Anne Vezina-Im, Laurence Bourque, Olivier Boiral, David Talbot, Elsie Harb
4d ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 127: Best Practices for Municipalities to Promote Online Citizen Participation and Engagement on Facebook: A Narrative Review of the Literature Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13030127 Authors: Laurence Guillaumie Lydi-Anne Vezina-Im Laurence Bourque Olivier Boiral David Talbot Elsie Harb The objective of this study is to identify the best practices of Facebook use for municipalities looking to communicate and interact with their citizens, with a particular impact for rural municipalities. A narrative review was conducted to identify the scientific and gray l ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 124: Job Attribute Preferences of Sexual Minority People: The Role of Past Discrimination and Safe Havens
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by Lisa de Vries
6d ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 124: Job Attribute Preferences of Sexual Minority People: The Role of Past Discrimination and Safe Havens Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13030124 Authors: Lisa de Vries Building on research on discrimination, occupational segregation, and labor market inequalities that are rooted in sexual orientation, this study examines how previous negative experiences of discrimination and positive experiences of “safe havens”—workplaces that protect employees from discrimination—are associated with job attribute pr ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 125: Toward a Critical Sociology of Campus Sexual Assault: Victim Advocacy as the Lifeworld Resisting the System
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by Sarah Jane Brubaker
6d ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 125: Toward a Critical Sociology of Campus Sexual Assault: Victim Advocacy as the Lifeworld Resisting the System Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13030125 Authors: Sarah Jane Brubaker As scholars, practitioners and activists continue to strive to better understand, prevent and respond to campus sexual assault, we need stronger conceptual frameworks that provide insight into both causes and potential solutions. In this article, I propose a critical sociology of campus sexual assault, informed by Jürgen Habermas’s and Dorothy Smith& ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 123: The Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Employment in Argentina: The Mediating Role of the Public vs. Private Sectors
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by Yasmin A. Mertehikian, Emilio A. Parrado
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 123: The Gendered Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Employment in Argentina: The Mediating Role of the Public vs. Private Sectors Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13020123 Authors: Yasmin A. Mertehikian Emilio A. Parrado This study examines the COVID-19 pandemic’s immediate and long-term impact on Argentina’s labor market with a focus on gender disparities and the mediating role of the public vs. private sectors. Using household survey data, we assess men and women’s employment trends before, during, and after the pan ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 120: Physical Exercise and Older People: Always a Happy Relationship? Four Qualitative Reflections to Deepen Understanding
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by Alexis Sossa Rojas
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 120: Physical Exercise and Older People: Always a Happy Relationship? Four Qualitative Reflections to Deepen Understanding Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13020120 Authors: Alexis Sossa Rojas In this paper, I recall reflections from and discussions with both older people who exercise actively and with personal trainers who specialise in working with older people to address two essential elements that should be clarified: First, what are we talking about when we discuss sport, physical exercise and physical activity, especially when we relate them to older peo ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 121: Learning in Transit: Crossing Borders, Waiting, and Waiting to Cross
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by Michelle J. Bellino, Maxie Gluckman
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 121: Learning in Transit: Crossing Borders, Waiting, and Waiting to Cross Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13020121 Authors: Michelle J. Bellino Maxie Gluckman Recent U.S. policy changes have contributed to longer waiting periods for migrant families in Mexican border cities. This study centers on four Honduran families enrolled in the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) policy, also referred to as ‘Remain in Mexico,’ while undergoing prolonged waiting periods in the Mexican border town of Monterrey, Nuevo Léon. Center ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 118: Situated Pedagogy in Danish Daycare—The Politics of Everyday Life
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by Maja Røn-Larsen, Anja Hvidtfeldt Stanek
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 118: Situated Pedagogy in Danish Daycare—The Politics of Everyday Life Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13020118 Authors: Maja Røn-Larsen Anja Hvidtfeldt Stanek This article analyzes the possibilities and obstacles in pedagogical practices in ECEC (Early Childhood Education and Care) in relation to developing relevant opportunities for participation for all children, by supporting their own engagements in order to expand their action possibilities. Over the last decades, the political agendas in the Nordic as well as other OECD countries have been le ..read more
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Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 119: Hot Spots of Gun Violence in the Era of Focused Deterrence: A Space–Time Analysis of Shootings in South Philadelphia
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by Jamie Anne Boschan, Caterina G. Roman
1w ago
Social Sciences, Vol. 13, Pages 119: Hot Spots of Gun Violence in the Era of Focused Deterrence: A Space–Time Analysis of Shootings in South Philadelphia Social Sciences doi: 10.3390/socsci13020119 Authors: Jamie Anne Boschan Caterina G. Roman Gun and street group violence remains a serious problem in cities across the United States and the focused deterrence strategy has been a widely applied law enforcement intervention to reduce it. Although two meta-analytical studies concluded that the intervention had a significant effect on violence, questions remain about how violence changes ..read more
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