John Markoff

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The quality of drug-specific information available to consumers on the Internet was studied. The 30 most commonly dispensed prescription drugs were selected to represent those medications for which consumers would be seeking information. A Web page evaluation form was developed to objectively evaluate each site in terms of sponsors, references, recency of(More)
This paper explores the effects of social resources on strategies of complaining in rural China. Repertoires of contention are, to an important degree, produced by contextually specific institutions that give value to different kinds of social resources. In the Chinese context, political connections and elderly women are two social resources that increase(More)
D anny Hillis, cofounder of supercomputer maker Thinking Machines Corporation, once described attending his first computer conference at the New York Hilton several years after the invention of the microprocessor. Someone at the conference predicted the market for microprocessor chips would ultimately be in the millions. Someone else stood and responded,(More)
The massive popular protests that disrupted the Third Ministerial Meeting of the World Trade Organization in November 1999 resulted from broad changes in global social and political relations that have accelerated in recent decades. Moreover, many of the groups involved in this protest event had been involved in previous struggles for global economic(More)
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