Improving the safety of homeless young people with mobile phones: values, form and function

@article{Woelfer2011ImprovingTS,
  title={Improving the safety of homeless young people with mobile phones: values, form and function},
  author={Jill Palzkill Woelfer and Amy Iverson and David G. Hendry and Batya Friedman and Brian T. Gill},
  journal={Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2011}
}
By their pervasiveness and by being worn on our bodies, mobile phones seem to have become intrinsic to safety. To examine this proposition, 43 participants, from four stakeholder groups (homeless young people, service providers, police officers, and community members), were asked to consider how homeless young people could use mobile phones to keep safe. Participants were asked to express their knowledge for place-based safety and to envision how mobile phones might be used to improve safety… Expand
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