Conference paper

Information & communication technologies (ICT) and effects on 'togetherness' in family households

16 Dec 2009
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Family homes are equipped with multiple television sets, personal computers, digital music players, mobile telephones, fax machines, DVD players and electronic game consoles, the home is now a communication hub, enabling family members to perform numerous activities in a variety of times and spaces. As such, families are dealing with the cumulative effects of household technologies, and the interactions and ongoing negotiations associated with these technologies. This paper examines the research on media use and the associated family dynamics and behaviours in an Australian context

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2009
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