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Design and the domestication of information and communication technologies: technical change and everyday life

  title={Design and the domestication of information and communication technologies: technical change and everyday life},
  author={Roger Silverstone and Leslie Haddon},
Original citation: Originally published in Silverstone, Roger and Haddon, Leslie (1996) Design and the domestication of information and communication technologies: technical change and everyday life. In: Mansell, Robin and Silverstone, Roger, (eds.) Communication by Design: The Politics of Information and Communication Technologies. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, pp. 44-74. ISBN 9780198289418 
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Design and the Domestication of Information and Communication Technologies : Technical Change and Everyday Life ’
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