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A Human-tech Research Agenda and Approach

Alex Kirlik

in Human-Tech

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780199765140
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199863358 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765140.003.0003

Series: Human Technology Interaction Series

A Human-tech Research Agenda and Approach

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This chapter presents the reprinted article “Toward Jeffersonian Research Programmes in Ergonomics Science” by Kim Vicente. Here, Vicente presents and advocates a Human-tech research approach and agenda grounded in the tenets of Jeffersonian and representative democracy. The key message in this chapter is that a Human-tech research approach necessarily requires a broad, catholic perspective on viewing and selecting one's research methods and techniques.

Keywords: research approach; Kim Vicente; Jeffersonian democracy; representative democracy

Chapter.  10444 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Engineering (General)

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