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Computer Supported Cooperative Work

Coordinative Practices in the Building Process

An Ethnographic Perspective

Authors: Christensen, Lars Rune

  • A special chapter on the practice-oriented research program in CSCW prepares the reader for the design of technology based on analytical findings derived from ethnographic fieldwork
  • Provides novel insights into the coordination of cooperative work
  • Presents empirically informed accounts of the building process to frame technological development
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Coordinative Practices in the Building Process: An Ethnographic Perspective presents the principles of the practice-oriented research programmes in the CSCW and HCI domains, explaining and examining the ideas and motivations behind basing technology design on ethnography. The focus throughout is on generating ethnographically informed accounts of the building process and discussing the concepts of cooperative work and coordinative practices in order to frame technology development.

Lars Rune Christensen provides an invaluable resource for these communities in this book. Illustrated with real examples from the building process, he reports on the cooperative work and coordinative practices found, allowing readers to feel that they know, from the point of view of the people working in the building process, what it is like to coordinate and do this kind of cooperative work.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Christensen, Lars Rune

    Pages 1-3

  • The Practice-Oriented Research Program in CSCW

    Christensen, Lars Rune

    Pages 5-16

  • The View from Organizational Studies

    Christensen, Lars Rune

    Pages 17-29

  • Introduction to the Building Process

    Christensen, Lars Rune

    Pages 31-48

  • The Relationship Between Design and Construction

    Christensen, Lars Rune

    Pages 49-63

Buy this book

eBook $109.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-4117-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Hardcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-4116-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $139.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-5867-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Coordinative Practices in the Building Process
Book Subtitle
An Ethnographic Perspective
Authors
Series Title
Computer Supported Cooperative Work
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-4117-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-4117-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4471-4116-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4471-5867-7
Series ISSN
1431-1496
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 138
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