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ERIC Number: EJ463811
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0739-3180
Toward a Normative-Contextualist Theory of Technology.
Woodward, Wayne
Critical Studies in Mass Communication, v10 n2 p158-78 Jun 1993
Advocates an ethnographic, diagnostic approach for analyzing social meanings associated with contemporary technologies. Outlines a normatively based theoretical framework to guide research into how communications technologies may serve or impede the goals of identity, orientation, self-knowledge, and community. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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