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- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 89.99
This book aims to deconstruct ethnography to alert systems designers, and other stakeholders, to the issues presented by new approaches that move beyond the studies of ?work? and ?work practice? within the social sciences (in particular anthropology and sociology). The theoretical and methodological apparatus of the social sciences distort the social... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 99.00
Organized in a complementary series of self-contained chapters, this book elaborates the ethnomethodological perspective on ethnography, a distinctive approach that provides canonical 'studies of work' in and for system design. more...
- Springer London 2007; US$ 179.00
Fieldwork for Design looks at why ethnographic approaches have been turned to in the design of computing devices for the workplace, for the home and elsewhere. It presents a history of ethnography, both as it was practiced before computer science picked it up and since, most especially in the CSCW and HCI domains. It examines, further, the various... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Financial organizations, like many others, are undergoing radical change. This is affecting both their organizational processes and the technology that supports those processes. This book reports on the use of sociological ethnography in helping guide these changes, both in terms of helping better understanding and redraw work processes and through... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 179.00
Computer systems can only deliver benefits if functionality, users and usability are central to their design and deployment. This book encapsulates work done in the DIRC project (Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration in Dependability), bringing together a range of disciplinary approaches - computer science, sociology and software engineering -... more...
- Springer London 2009; US$ 129.00
?User-designer relations? concerns the sorts of working relationships that arise between developers and end users of IT products. With contributions from leading authors and new voices, this book aims to deepen our understanding of these relationships. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
This book outlines the specific character of the ethnomethodological approach to 'play'; that is, to everyday sport and leisure activities that people generally engage in for enjoyment, at home or as a 'hobby'. With chapters on cooking, running, playing music, dancing, rock climbing, sailing, fly fishing and going out for the day as a family, Ethnomethodology... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Bringing together one of the most important bodies of research into people's working practices, this volume outlines the specific character of the ethnomethodological approach to work, providing an introduction to the key conceptual resources ethnomethodology has drawn upon in its studies, and a set of substantive chapters that examine how people... more...