Social Sciences

Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023

  • Consecutively Halved Positional Voting: A Special Case of Geometric Voting

    Peter Charles Mendenhall, Hal M. Switkay

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 47-59
    Received: Feb. 03, 2023
    Accepted: Feb. 21, 2023
    Published: Mar. 04, 2023
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    Abstract: The Borda count is a positional voting system that favors ‘consensual’ candidates with broad support while plurality is instead biased towards ‘polarizing’ ones with strong support. Our article focusses first on developing indices for quantifying system bias and then on vector analysis and design, while seeking to find an intermediate vector evenly... Show More
  • Research on the Role of Digital Media in Promoting #Metoo Movements

    Ziqian Zhang

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 60-63
    Received: Feb. 06, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 04, 2023
    Published: Mar. 16, 2023
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    Abstract: Sexual harassment has sparked a revolution in recent years, especially by sharing posts on social media platforms with the hashtag #metoo attached. People of all backgrounds and races began sharing their personal stories of sexual assault online. It has changed the way people think about the sexual harassment issue and bridging the individual with ... Show More
  • Geo-Media and Neighbourhood Effects’ Studies: A New Frontier

    Ciro Clemente De Falco

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 2, April 2023
    Pages: 64-75
    Received: Feb. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Mar. 13, 2023
    Published: Mar. 28, 2023
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    Abstract: In the era of data revolution, new types of data and data sources allow researchers to find innovative ways to study society and its dynamics. The concept of neighbourhood effects (NE) was born within the sociological debate on the relationship between territory and social phenomena inaugurated by Durkheim and continued by other authors from many d... Show More