xvi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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List of figures List of tables Notes on editors and contributors Introduction / Leslie Haddon, Enid Mante-Meijer and Eugène Loos Disciplinary insights into the social dynamics of innovation and domestication Computer anxiety in daily life : old history? / John Beckers, Henk Schmidt and Jelte Wicherts ICTs and the human body : an empirical study in five countries / Alberta Contarello, Leopoldina Fortunati, Pedro Gomez Fernandez, Enid Mante-Meijer, Olga Vershinskaya and Daniel Volovici The adoption of terrestrial digital TV : technology push, political will or users' choice? / Tomaz Turk, Bartolomeo Sapio and Isabella Maria Palombini The flexible room : technology for communication and personalization / Marianne Jensen, Heidi Rognskog Mella and Kristin Thrane The Internet as a tool to enable users to organise everyday life Uses of the family Internet sites : a virtual community between intimate space and public space / Fanny Carmagnat, Julie Deville and Aurélia Mardon Legal self-help and the Internet / Lieve Gies On older people, Internet access and electronic service delivery : a study of sheltered homes / Maria Sourbati ICTs in organisational settings : a tool or a curse? Resistance to innovation : a case study / Raija Halonen Using ICT in human service organizations : an enabling constraint : social workers, new technology and their organization / Eugène Loos The impact of ICT implementations on social interaction in work communities / Niina Rintala The future : the boundaries between work and non-work life There is no business like small business : the use and meaning of ICTs for micro-enterprises / Jo Pierson Teleworking behind the front door : the patterns and meaning of telework in the everyday lives of workers / Arjan de Jong and Enid Mante-Meijer Future developments Enabling humans to control the ethical behaviour of their virtual peers / Boldur Bărbat, Andrei Moiceanu and Hermina Anghelescu Challenging sensory impairment / Keith Gladstone Conclusion / Enid Mante-Meijer, Leslie Haddon and Eugène Loos Index.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.