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Global-local divides and ontological politics: feminist STS perspectives on mobile learning for community health workers in Kenya

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This theoretical paper argues that Feminist Science and Technology Studies (FSTS) can help advance the emancipatory project in critical Ed Tech research. To support this claim, we deploy Tsing’s concept of ‘scale-making projects’ (2005. Friction: An Ethnography of Global Connection. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press) to connect ‘global’ narratives to ‘local’ users in a mobile learning project for Kenyan health workers. Drawing from this exemplar case, we discuss more broad...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/17439884.2019.1628047

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Education
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-8597-2914
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Learning, Media and Technology Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
33
Pages:
235-251
Publication date:
2019-06-19
Acceptance date:
2019-05-29
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EISSN:
1743-9892
ISSN:
1743-9884
Source identifiers:
1031203
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pubs:1031203
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uuid:000cd4b0-1e1c-4742-8b9b-3cd67592296e
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pubs:1031203
Deposit date:
2019-08-02

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