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Digital Domesticity: Media, Materiality, and Home Life

Jenny Kennedy, Michael Arnold, Martin Gibbs, Bjorn Nansen, and Rowan Wilken


This book, Digital Domesticity: Media, Materiality, and Home Life, is concerned with the home, but it is not bounded by the home. While the home provides a necessary anchor point for our empirical and theoretical work, we are well aware that the home is not self-contained but is a node in multiple commercial, cultural, and technical networks, all of which interact, and all of which have local implications and global reach. The home’s socio-technical ecology operates in recursive relations with these much larger ecologies, none of which can be ignored if the home is to be understood. This book ... More

Keywords: digital domesticity, domestic technologies, media, history, internet, media ecologies, home, technology change, infrastructure, domestication

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190905781
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190905781.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jenny Kennedy, author
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, RMIT University

Michael Arnold, author
Associate Professor, University of Melbourne

Martin Gibbs, author
Senior Lecturer, Department of Computing and Information Systems, University of Melbourne

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