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Consuming Technologies

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Consuming Technologies opens for analysis some crucial but rarely examined areas of social, cultural and economic life. At its core is a concern with the complex set of relationships that mark and define the place of the domestic in the modern world, and an explanation of the relationship between the domestic and public spheres as they are mediated by consumption and techn ...more
Paperback, 233 pages
Published September 8th 1994 by Routledge (first published 1994)
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Mark Hawker
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A great introduction to domestication theory along with a number of empirical studies including the micro computer and telephones by the Amish community. Lots of useful references, too.
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