Politics of intervention in design: Feminist reflections on the Scandinavian tradition
- Randi Markussen
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How are we to understand advanced information technologies at a time where their use is becoming more and more widespread? To address this question, the author analyses the discourse of cooperative design. In doing this she draws on recent feminist thinking and her own experiences from a research project. She discusses the meaning of concepts such as experience, users, computers and politics in this discourse. She particularly stresses alternative ways of understanding the political nature of design and that multiple perspectives, including descriptive and historical ones, are relevant to both developing the technology and to deepening our understanding of the politics of intervention in design.
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- Randi Markussen (1)
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- 1. Aarhus University, Niels Juelsgade 84, DK-8200, Aarhus N, Denmark