Social Informatics: Principles, Theory, and Practice

  title={Social Informatics: Principles, Theory, and Practice},
  author={Steve Sawyer and Michael Tyworth},
Through this paper we make two contributions to social informatics: the interdisciplinary study of the design, development, uses and consequences of information and communication technologies that takes into account their interaction with institutional and cultural contexts. Our first contribution is to make a connection from social informatics to general principles of socio-technical theories. We do this to both connect social informatics scholarship more directly to the large and growing… CONTINUE READING

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