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The roles that make the domestic work

The roles that make the domestic work,10.1145/1718918.1718984,Jennifer A. Rode

The roles that make the domestic work   (Citations: 1)
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This paper builds on earlier CSCW studies of domestic technologies, looking at the frequent maintenance required by new security technologies that households are adopting to provide safety and security. It explores how the roles and responsibilities are allocated within a household to support these domestic routines. This paper reports a qualitative study of usage practices surrounding safety and security. It classifies three primary approaches to computer security in the home, and discusses how technical skill, household structure and gender relate to the approach selected, and discuss the transitory nature of such arrangements.
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    • ...The domestic work of the home centers on nurturing and protecting family member s, and this domestic work is adapted in response to new technologies [18]...
    • ...Specifically, Rode’s prior work introduced the concept of digital nurturing [18] where technologies are integrated into practices of parenting and elder care, as well as into romantic and friendship-based relationships...

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