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HCI and environmental sustainability: the politics of design and the design of politics

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HCI and environmental sustainability: the politics of design and the design of politics
Many HCI researchers have recently begun to examine the opportunities to use ICTs to promote environmental sustainability and ecological consciousness on the part of technology users. This paper examines the way that traditional HCI discourse obscures political and cultural contexts of environmental practice that must be part of an effective solution. Research on ecological politics and the political economy of environmentalism highlight some missing elements in contemporary HCI analysis, and suggest some new directions for the relationship between sustainability and HCI. In particular, I propose that questions of scale
Paul Dourish
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Type Conference
Year 2010
Where ACMDIS
Authors Paul Dourish
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