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Author Heath, Christian, 1952-

Title Technology in action / Christian Heath, Paul Luff
Published Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 269 pages) : illustrations
Series Learning in doing
Learning in doing.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Technology and social action; 2 Documents and professional practice: bad organisational reasons for good clinical records; 3 Animating texts: the collaborative production of news stories; 4 Team work: collaboration and control in London Underground line control rooms; 5 The collaborative production of computer commands; 6 Interaction with computers in architecture; 7 Reconfiguring the work space: media space and collaborative work; 8 Organisational interaction and technological design; References; Index
Summary This book explores the way complex systems affect everyday work and interaction through video-based field studies looking at the introduction of basic information systems in general medical practice, news production, the control room of London Underground and computer aided design in architectural practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 252-266) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Information technology -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Luff, Paul.
LC no. 99029372
ISBN 0511011296 (electronic bk.)
0511053436 (electronic bk.)
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0521560330 (hb)
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9780511011290 (electronic bk.)
9780511053436 (electronic bk.)
9780511173271 (electronic bk.)
9780511489839 (electronic bk.)
9780521560337 (hb)
9780521568692 (paperback)