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Rowan Wilken


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Research report

27 Feb 2017

This report presents findings from an analysis of the scale and scope of the sharing economy in Melbourne. The central aim of this report is to outline the breadth of the sharing economy in Melbourne, and to identify future directions for further investigation. The new services that form the...

Conference paper

23 Oct 2013

This paper explores the contexts and motivations that underpin the uptake of Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN). The findings are drawn from a mixed-methods research study of households using surveys and interviews conducted in 2011 and 2012 in an early release site of the NBN rollout...

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Journal article

25 Jul 2013

This article draws from recent work by the authors on high-speed broadband and Australia’s National Broadband Network (NBN) to critically engage with and extend theories of media ecologies. The argument of this paper is that the media ecology approach is a valuable framework for making sense of...

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Research report

17 Mar 2014

This study examined informal practices of hard rubbish reuse (or ‘gleaning’) by households, and found them to be characterised by the expression of positive values associated with not-wasting, caring for others, and social responsibility.

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Research report

22 Jan 2014

This report samples and analyses public perception and media representation of the National Broadband Network during the early stages of its discussion, installation, and adoption.

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The success of the National Broadband Network (NBN) in fulfilling...

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Journal article

07 May 2012

This article explores the interrelationship of café space, communication, creativity, and materialism. In developing these themes, this article is structured in two parts. The first looks back to the coffee houses of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to give a historical context to the...

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