Cultural Technologies Within a Technological Culture

Cultural Technologies Within a Technological Culture

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This volume goes beyond classical sociological approaches and suggests that traditional boundaries will lead to new results when it comes to understanding the effects of technologies. This idea is based on the assumption that the implementation of technology in daily life is no longer directly associated with binaries such as qtechnology/natureq, qobject/subjectq, or qalienated and creative activities.q In fact, technology gains social relevance as it is uniquely embedded into cultural practices. This argument holds especially true for analyses within the sociology of culture, ethnomethodology and related fields.While she ascribes certainty to the test above, she continues: aquot;What I do is I wait for the ovulation predictor kit to tell me that therea#39;s been a surge. ... do it. Kim also described this negotiation: aquot;My cycles were pretty irregular... they were long so we werena#39;t figuring out exactly when I was ovulating. ... It didna#39;t always work for us .

Title:Cultural Technologies Within a Technological Culture
Author:Christian Papilloud, Kornelia Hahn
Publisher:LIT Verlag Münster - 2008


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