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Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)

The Journal of Collaborative Computing and Work Practices

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14-04-2021 | ORIGINAL PAPER

Technology for Activism: Toward a Relational Framework

While extant scholarship has yielded a nuanced picture of how people have used ICTs during political activism, less is known about why activists have appropriated and maneuvered some technologies but not others for political action, against …


Studies of Work ‘in the Wild’

The Field Study Tradition in Work Practice Research

In a paper on decision-making in technically complex domains, two scholars of the North American cognitive engineering tradition, Emilie Roth and Emily Patterson, argue that ‘naturalistic observation studies’ are essential in that they support the …


Immersive Cooperative Work Environments (CWE): Designing Human-Building Interaction in Virtual Reality

We propose to extend CSCW research to include the design of buildings for cooperative work and to engage in designing Human-Building Interaction supporting cooperative practices. Concretely, we design and implement an immersive Cooperative Work …

26-11-2020 Open Access

Ethnography, CSCW and Ethnomethodology

This paper documents some details and some examples of the influence of ethnomethodological work in the fieldwork tradition associated with European CSCW; in particular what has been termed ‘ethnomethodologically informed ethnography’. In so …

19-11-2020 Open Access

A Historical View of Studies of Women’s Work

This paper places observational studies of women’s work in historical perspective. We present some of the very early studies (carried out in the period from 1900 to 1930), as well as several examples of fieldwork-based studies of women’s work …

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Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW) disseminates innovative research results and provides an interdisciplinary forum for the debate and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical, practical, technical, and social issues in CSCW. The journal encompasses the diverse nature of research within the field and its related areas. Coverage ranges from ethnographic studies of cooperative work to reports on the development of CSCW systems and their technological foundations.

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