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Design + Anthropology: Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design

Design + Anthropology: Converging Pathways in Anthropology and Design

Miller, Christine

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1st ed.
Published Milton : Routledge 2017
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ISBN: 9781351590464, 9781629583181
Note: Description based on publisher supplied metadata and other sources.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (128 pages)
Series: Anthropology and Business Ser.
Subject: Art and design.; Design-Anthropological aspects..; Art and anthropology..; Design-Human factors..
Series Title: Anthropology and Business Ser.
Local note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan: ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.


  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Dedication
  6. Contents
  7. List of Figures and Tables
  8. Foreword
  9. Preface
  10. Acknowledgments
  11. Introduction
  12. Chaos, Purity, and Danger
  13. What This Book Is About
  14. Who This Book Is For
  15. Structure of the Book
  16. 1 Making the Strange Familiar and the Familiar Strange
  17. Introduction
  18. The Anthropological Roots of Design Anthropology
  19. Tracing the Threads
  20. The Way We Were: The Legacy of the 1960s through the 1980s
  21. Designs for an Anthropology of the Contemporary
  22. 2 Design Roots
  23. Introduction
  24. Significance and Implications for Anthropology
  25. The Sciences of the Artificial: Rationality and the Science of Design
  26. Herbert Simon in Context
  27. What are the Implications for Anthropology?
  28. The Emergence of Professional Design
  29. The Politics of the Artificial: Essays on Design and Design Studies
  30. Unraveling the Politics: A Critique of the Artificial
  31. Scientific "Truth": Blurring the Boundaries of Natural and Artificial
  32. Contemporary Critiques of Design
  33. The Social Turn: Design for the Other 90%
  34. Branzi's Dilemma: Design Consciousness in Contemporary Culture
  35. Twenty-First Century Design: An Integrative Discipline
  36. The Design Education Manifesto
  37. Designing With, Not Designing For: Participatory Design and Co-creation
  38. Ethnography in the Field of Design
  39. 3 Operationalizing Design Anthropology: How We Know It When We See It
  40. Introduction
  41. Disciplinary Evolution: Adapting to Change
  42. Disruptive Change Demands Pluridisciplinary Collaborations
  43. Design Anthropology: "Ethnographies of the Possible"
  44. Events and Situated Practice
  45. The Significance of Events and Situations in Anthropological Practice
  46. An Emerging Set of Principles
  47. Towards Future-Making: Vignettes of Cultural Production and Change
  48. Vignette 1: Design Anthropological Futures Conference.
  49. Vignette 2: BarnRaise
  50. 4 Mapping Design Anthropology
  51. Introduction
  52. Design Anthropology: Discipline, Subject Area, or Research Strategy?
  53. Social Network Analysis of Design Anthropology Events and Contributors
  54. Data Description
  55. Social Network Analysis
  56. Google Sites Search
  57. Discussion of Findings
  58. Design Anthropology's COINs and CoPs
  59. Tracking the Diffusion of Innovation
  60. Conclusion
  61. 5 Epilogue
  62. Final Thoughts…For Now
  63. Chaos and Emergent Order
  64. A Field in Its Own Right
  65. Not to Be Confused with Design Ethnography
  66. Parallel Trajectories
  67. Technological Challenges
  68. Index.