A Marxian model of technology appropriation
Delaney, Patrick, Timbrell, Greg, & Chan, Taizan (2008) A Marxian model of technology appropriation. In Avital, Michel & Crowston, Kevin (Eds.) Working Papers on Information Systems, Sprouts, Paris France, pp. 1-37.
This paper explores the philosophical roots of appropriation within Marx's theories and socio-cultural studies in an attempt to seek common ground among existing theories of technology appropriation in IS research. Drawing on appropriation perspectives from Adaptive Structuration Theory, the Model of Technology Appropriation and the Structurational Model of Technology for comparison, we aim to generate a Marxian model that provides a starting point toward a general causal model of technology appropriation. This paper opens a philosophical discussion on the phenomenon of appropriation in the IS community, directing attention to foundational concepts in the human-technology nexus using ideas conceived by Marx.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems Theory (080611)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
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|Deposited On:||04 Nov 2011 10:46|
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