Towards a social practice theory perspective on Sustainable HCI research and design

Clear, Adrian and Comber, Rob (2017) Towards a social practice theory perspective on Sustainable HCI research and design. In: Digital Technology and Sustainability: Engaging the Paradox. Routledge Studies in Sustainability . Routledge. ISBN 9781138205888 (In Press)

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Abstract

In this chapter, we draw on social practice theory framings of energy use (and other resource consumption that leads to the emission of harmful greenhouse gases) to develop some assertions for what such theoretical underpinnings mean for the business of doing design for sustainability. We conclude that we need effective ways for doing transdisciplinary research and design; we need ways of working at broader temporal scales that account for historical and future trajectories of practice in design; and we propose a framework of social practice theory and design fiction as a promising approach to augment existing practice-oriented design.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: G500 Information Systems
W200 Design studies
W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer Science and Digital Technologies
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Depositing User: Adrian Clear
Date Deposited: 28 Jun 2017 14:03
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2017 14:10
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/31225

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