Institutioning and community radio. A comparative perspective

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dc.contributor.author Cibin, Roberto
dc.contributor.author Teli, Maurizio
dc.contributor.author Robinson, Sarah
dc.date.accessioned 2019-08-14T09:20:51Z
dc.date.available 2019-08-14T09:20:51Z
dc.date.issued 2019-06
dc.identifier.citation Cibin, R., Teli, M. and Robinson, S. (2019) 'Institutioning and community radio. A comparative perspective', C&T '19 Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Communities & Technologies - Transforming Communities, Vienna, Austria, 3-7 June, pp. 143-154. doi: 10.1145/3328320.3328392 en
dc.identifier.startpage 143 en
dc.identifier.endpage 154 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4503-7162-9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/8314
dc.identifier.doi 10.1145/3328320.3328392 en
dc.description.abstract In recent years, designers have pointed to the role of institutioning, the way in which design processes and institutions are mutually shaped, constrained and enabled. This paper seeks to expand this discussion to the field of grassroots communities, a concept that enlightens the intersection between geographic communities and communities of interests/practice. The research draws on empirical work exploring the different experiences in four distinct socio-cultural and institutional contexts of Uganda, Ireland, Portugal and Romania to investigate how institutioning relate to the design of a new form of community radio based on an innovative technology. It also explores what are the practices that designers and grassroots communities use to manage and navigate potential constraints of institutioning, and offers comparative insight into how institutioning influences the design outcome. Using the concept of institutioning, we will show how, in this interaction, the grassroots communities in the making overcome the "space vs interest" dichotomy, and how institutions as well as communities play a role in shaping - and are potentially shaped by - the design process. en
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dc.publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) en
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dc.subject Participatory design en
dc.subject Institutioning en
dc.subject Community en
dc.subject Community radio en
dc.title Institutioning and community radio. A comparative perspective en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Sarah Robinson, Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: sarah.robinson@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2019-08-14T09:12:06Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Horizon 2020 en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
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dc.internal.conferencelocation Vienna, Austria en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress sarah.robinson@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/H2020::IA/780890/EU/Grassroot Wavelengths: Highly Networked Grassroots Community Radio through a scalable digital platform/GrassrootWavelengths en


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