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    Design Dispersed: Design History, Design Practice and Anthropology


    Garvey, Pauline and Drazin, Adam (2016) Design Dispersed: Design History, Design Practice and Anthropology. Journal of Design History, 29 (1). ISSN 0952-4649

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    Abstract

    This special issue is part of a rising tide of literature dedicated to design in the disci-pline of anthropology. In this publication, we respond supportively to Lucy Suchman’s call that ‘[. . .] we need less a reinvented anthropology as (or for) design than a critical anthropology of design’.1 Arriving at this academic moment entails at least two schol-arly trajectories that have been hitherto distinct, concerning how anthropology has engaged with design history on the one hand, and with design practice on the other.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: anthropology; applied practice; design history; ethnography;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Social Sciences > Anthropology
    Item ID: 13489
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1093/jdh/epv05
    Depositing User: Dr Pauline Garvey
    Date Deposited: 28 Oct 2020 11:55
    Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Design History
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Refereed: Yes
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