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XXIV.4 July-August 2017
Page: 63
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Socially just design and engendering social change


Authors:
Lynn Dombrowski

  HCI as a discipline cares about issues of equity, fairness, and social justice, as denoted by the attention its scholarly works and evolving dialogue give to such topics. For example, within work from HCI and HCI-related disciplines such as ICT4D, community informatics, and digital civics, we can find celebratory projects meant to help people improve their diets, tools that help mistreated workers act collectively to improve their situations, and applications that help those with disabilities gain more equitable access to information, among many others. By social justice within design, I refer to how designers attend to the ways in…




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