Computing Myths, Class Realities: An Ethnography Of Technology And Working People In Sheffield, England, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Computing Myths, Class Realities

An Ethnography Of Technology And Working People In Sheffield, England, 1st Edition

By David Hakken

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252 pages

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Description

This book presents a study of computing in an economically transforming city in the north of England to look at how new information technologies effect and are affected by a historically vibrant working-class culture. It is about the extensive change, taking place in contemporary societies.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One: Studying Computerization 1. Why Study Computerization? 2. Studying Computing Ethnographically in South Yorkshire 3. The Methods Used to Study Computing in Sheffield Part Two: Describing Computerization 4. Computerization of Work 5. Computing and Jobs 6. Computerization and the Reproduction of Symbols Part Three: Analyzing Computing Structurally 7. Theorizing Computerization 8. The National State and Computerization 9. Sheffield Computerization and the World Political Economy 10. Computerization and the Region Part Four: Making Computerization 11. Culture-Centered Computing and Local Policy 12. Computing and Gender 13. Class, Culture, Computing, and Politics

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General