Cultures of the future: emergence and intervention in design anthropology

Smith, Rachel Charlotte, and Otto, Ton (2016) Cultures of the future: emergence and intervention in design anthropology. In: Smith, Rachel Charlotte, Vangkilde, Kasper Tang, Kjærsgaard, Mette Gislev, Otto, Ton, Halse, Joachim, and Binder, Thomas, (eds.) Design Anthropological Futures. Bloomsbury, London, UK, pp. 19-36.

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[Extract] The research field of design anthropology is emerging between the fields of anthropology and design research. The potential that it offers lies in the transdisciplinary orientation towards possible futures; but its methodology and epistemology are still largely unexplored. We argue in this chapter that we need to pay more attention to the ways in which design anthropologists engage with the complex challenges of emergent cultural forms, and with exploring directions for possible futures.

Item ID: 46542
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-4742-8062-4
Date Deposited: 07 Dec 2016 04:47
FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4401 Anthropology > 440107 Social and cultural anthropology @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society @ 100%
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