Information Infrastructures for Distributed Collective Practices

@article{Turner2006InformationIF,
  title={Information Infrastructures for Distributed Collective Practices},
  author={William A. Turner and Geoffrey C. Bowker and Les Gasser and Manuel Zacklad},
  journal={Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)},
  year={2006},
  volume={15},
  pages={93-110}
}
The history of this special issue of the CSCW Journal goes back to 1997 and a book entitled ‘‘Social Science, Technical Systems and Cooperative Work: Beyond the Great Divide’’ (Bowker et al., 1997). The book concluded that an increasing number of researchers were electing to take up residence in the great divide in order to produce systems which were organizationally and socially sensitive. After more than two decades of effort, the early war stories of CSCW pitting the human, emotion-laden… 
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