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Awarding the self in Wikipedia: identity work and the disclosure of knowledge
Abstract The ‘behind–the–scenes’ discussion and ediThe ‘behind–the–scenes’ discussion and edit pages of Wikipedia reveal a complex layering of debates and discussion between editors. Focusing on how Wikipedia ‘service awards’ can identify and distinguish editors, this paper explores the disclosure of knowledge as it is intimately bound up with identity work. Examining contributions/edits to Wikipedia as disclosures highlights processes of identity management and work.processes of identity management and work.
Added by wikilit team Yes  +
Collected data time dimension N/A  +
Conclusion By examining Wikipedia contributions/editsBy examining Wikipedia contributions/edits as disclosures rather than additions, attention may be drawn to processes of management and identity work. Here, disclosure is understood as a process of revealing in dialogue with context. This article has suggested with Wikipedia the disclosure of knowledge is entwined with the building and revealing of identity.th the building and revealing of identity.
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Google scholar url http://scholar.google.com/scholar?ie=UTF-8&q=%22Awarding%2Bthe%2Bself%2Bin%2BWikipedia%3A%2Bidentity%2Bwork%2Band%2Bthe%2Bdisclosure%2Bof%2Bknowledge%22  +
Has author Daniel Ashton +
Has domain Knowledge management +
Has topic Quality improvement processes +
Issue 1  +
Month January  +
Peer reviewed Yes  +
Publication type Journal article  +
Published in First Monday +
Research design Conceptual  +
Research questions This paper explores the disclosure of knowledge as it is intimately bound up with identity work. Examining contributions/edits to Wikipedia as disclosures highlights processes of identity management and work.
Revid 10,679  +
Theory type Analysis  +
Title Awarding the self in Wikipedia: identity work and the disclosure of knowledge
Unit of analysis Edit  +
Url http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/%20fm/article/view/3156/2747  +
Volume 16  +
Wikipedia coverage Main topic  +
Wikipedia data extraction N/A  +
Wikipedia language Not specified  +
Wikipedia page type N/A  +
Year 2011  +
Creation dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 1 August 2013 17:26:19  +
Categories Quality improvement processes  + , Knowledge management  + , Publications with missing theories  + , Publications with missing comments  + , Publications  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 30 January 2014 20:20:50  +
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