Understanding technology choices and values through social class

  title={Understanding technology choices and values through social class},
  author={Morgan G. Ames and Janet Go and Joseph Kaye and Mirjana Spasojevic},
This ethnographic study of 22 diverse families in the San Francisco Bay Area provides a holistic account of parents' attitudes about their children's use of technology. We found that parents from different socioeconomic classes have different values and practices around technology use, and that those values and practices reflect structural differences in their everyday lives. Calling attention to class differences in technology use challenges the prevailing practice in human-computer… CONTINUE READING
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