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Approaching Culture in Cross-Cultural Technology Design

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter explores why action and meaning is unintegrated in cross-cultural technology design from the angle of culture. It first assesses the status of culture in cross-cultural design practices; ... More


Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Sabina Alkire

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The author examines how Amartya Sen's capability approach can be coherently—and practically—put to work in participatory poverty reduction activities so that the voices and values of the poor matter. ... More


Culturally Localized User Experience as Situated and Constructed

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter further develops the framework of CLUE with a consolidated discussion of five use cases presented earlier. It situates those cases on a broader horizon and reviews the trends of user ... More


Brian's Story: Conversations Carried through My Fingers

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter explores the complexities of local culture beyond the models of cultural dimensions with an American user case. It studies American graduate student Brian’s texting use for coordinating ... More


Mei's Story: “Idioms Solitaire” between Sports Fans

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter explores the complexities of local culture beyond the models of cultural dimensions with a Chinese user case. It regards Chinese graduate student Mei’s late night message exchanges as a ... More


Cultural Determinants of Gender Roles: “Pragmatism” as an Underpinning Attitude toward Gender Equality among Children of Immigrants

Martin Ljunge

in Social Economics: Current and Emerging Avenues

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035651
eISBN:
9780262337915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035651.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter presents evidence of how attitudes toward gender roles in the home and market are shaped by Hofstede’s six cultural dimensions. Children of immigrants in a broad set of European ... More


Multiculturalism and Religion

Roger Trigg

in Religion in Public Life: Must Faith Be Privatized?

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199543670
eISBN:
9780191701313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543670.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Religion and Society

The first part of the chapter examines if the bearer of the rights should be individuals or communities. It argues that too much emphasis on the freedom of an individual can lead one to forget the ... More


How Culture and Brain Mechanisms Interact in Decision Making

Merlin Donald

in Better Than Conscious?: Decision Making, the Human Mind, and Implications For Institutions

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262195805
eISBN:
9780262272353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195805.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Decision making is a very private thing, individualized and personal. Yet it has a cultural dimension. The human brain does not acquire language, symbolic skills, or any form of symbolic cognition ... More


In the Backyards of Modernity?

Billy Ehn and Orvar Löfgren

in The Secret World of Doing Nothing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262614
eISBN:
9780520945708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262614.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter focuses entirely on the history of modernity and the postmodern era, which are often described in terms of ever-increasing individualism and the constant fragmentation of social life. To ... More


Culture and the Psychology Curriculum: Foundations and Resources

Walter J. Lonner, Kenneth D. Keith, and David Matsumoto

in The Handbook of Culture and Psychology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190679743
eISBN:
9780190679774
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190679743.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The pedagogical intent of this chapter is to provide teachers of psychology with foundational material necessary for any part of the psychology curriculum featuring culture as an important factor in ... More


Language, Ethnicity, and Urban Space

Benjamin Nathans

in Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520208308
eISBN:
9780520931299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520208308.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter recasts the issue of Jewish integration so as to render visible its social and cultural dimensions. It examines those privileged Jews who, taking advantage of the residential freedoms ... More


After Yugoslavia: The Cultural Spaces of a Vanished Land

Radmila Gorup (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780804784023
eISBN:
9780804787345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804784023.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

More than twenty years have passed since the disintegration of Yugoslavia, a multiethnic country that did not establish nation-states like most of Europe but opted for a confederation. In the 1990s, ... More


Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Jeremy Stolow (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Drawing upon a wide range of historical and ethnographic examples, this book approaches the study of religion and technology from an interdisciplinary perspective, synthesizing recent work in the ... More


Recycling: The Tianqiao District

Madeleine Yue Dong

in Republican Beijing: The City and Its Histories

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230507
eISBN:
9780520927636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230507.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the economy of recycling in Republican Beijing through an examination of the Tianqiao district. It examines some of the contemporary perspectives on Tianqiao and describes the ... More


Introduction: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Jeremy Stolow

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introductory chapter situates the book in relation to existing frameworks for the study of religion and technology across various disciplines and arenas of discussion. The introduction begins ... More


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