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ERIC Number: EJ562975
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0731-1001
A Room with a View [and] Cultural Analysis and What Designers Need To Know--A Case of Sometimes Too Much, Sometimes Too Little, and Always Too Late [and] Synthesizing Diverse Perspectives [and] Make Room for Ethnography in Design!
Bowker, Geoffrey C.; Dillon, Andrew; Rosson, Mary Beth; Simonsen, Jesper; Kensing, Finn
Journal of Computer Documentation, v22 n1 p11-30 Feb 1998
Four articles respond to the Bader and Nyce position that it is unlikely cultural analysis will become a routine tool for information systems developers with these arguments: ethnographic work can aid software development; the problem lies with inappropriate application of social science methods; the problem is technique, not fundamentals; and ethnography can play a more proactive role in design. (AEF)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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