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Published: 29 June 2020

324 Pages


ISBN: 9780190905798

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Digital Domesticity

Media, Materiality, and Home Life

Jenny Kennedy, Michael Arnold, Martin Gibbs, Bjorn Nansen, and Rowan Wilken

  • Traces the shifting forms of digital technologies through this century, linking their domestic adoption and appropriation, use, abandonment, and adaptation—as well as the ecologies they form
  • Offers a range of innovative ethnographic and digital approaches conducted through household interviews, technology tours, remote data collection via mobile applications, and participant data collection
  • Builds on the domestication approach of household technology consumption and usage by integrating socio-material and communicative approaches

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