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Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Robert Kraut, Malcolm Brynin, and Sara Kiesler


During the past decade, technology has become more pervasive, encroaching more and more on our lives. Computers, cell phones, and the internet have an enormous influence not only on how we function at work, but also on how we communicate and interact outside the office. Researchers have been documenting the effect that these types of technology have on individuals, families, and other social groups. Their work addresses questions that relate to how people use computers, cell phones, and the internet, how they integrate their use of new technology ... More

Keywords: technology, computers, cell phones, internet, daily routines, family function, social relationships, education, socialization, ICT

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195312805
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Kraut, editor
Carnegie Mellon University

Malcolm Brynin, editor
University of Essex

Sara Kiesler, editor
Carnegie Mellon University

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