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Domestication of media and technology [electronic resource] / Thomas Berker ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Berker, Thomas.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 255 p.).ISBN: 0335224253; 9780335224258; 1280950765; 9781280950766.Subject(s): Computers -- Social aspects | Internet -- Social aspects | Home -- Social aspects | Information technology -- Social aspects | Electronic books | SCIENCE -- Philosophy & Social Aspects | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Social AspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Computer network resources.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Domestication of media and technology.DDC classification: 646.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
pt. 1. Updating domestication : theory and its history -- pt. 2. Applying domestication : empirical work -- pt. 3. Outlook.
Summary: This text provides an overview of a key concept in media and technology studies, that is domestication. It includes theories around domestication, that shed light upon the process, in which a technology changes its status, from outrageous novelty to an aspect of everyday life, which is taken for granted.
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pt. 1. Updating domestication : theory and its history -- pt. 2. Applying domestication : empirical work -- pt. 3. Outlook.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This text provides an overview of a key concept in media and technology studies, that is domestication. It includes theories around domestication, that shed light upon the process, in which a technology changes its status, from outrageous novelty to an aspect of everyday life, which is taken for granted.

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