Domestication of Media and Technology

Domestication of Media and Technology


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780335217687
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/28/2005
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.57(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

Part I. Updating domestication: Theory and its history

2. What’s ‘home’ got to do with it? Contradictory dynamics in the domestication of technology and the dislocation of domesticity

3. Domestication: the enactment of technology

4. Domestication running wild. From the moral economy of the household to the mores of a culture

5. The triple articulation of ICTs. Media as technological objects, symbolic environments and individual texts

6. Empirical studies using the domestication framework

II. Applying domestication: Empirical work

7. “Fitting the internet into our lives” IT courses for disadvantaged users

8. The bald guy just ate an orange. Domestication, work and home

9. Making a ‘home’. The domestication of Information and Communication Technologies in single parents’ households

10. From cultural to information revolution. ICT domestication by middle-class Chinese families

11. Domestication at work in small businesses

III. Outlook

12. Domesticating domestication. Reflections on the life of a concept

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