The reproduction of difference in the practices of Free/Libre Open Source Software Communities

Doctoral thesis German OPEN
Meyer, Silke;
  • Publisher: Freie Universität Berlin Universitätsbibliothek, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin
  • Subject: Open Source | Communities of Practice | STS | gender | Linux | 300 Social sciences, Sociology, Anthropology | Difference | 300 Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie, Anthropologie | Bourdieu | Free Software | knowledge
    • ddc: ddc:300

Free software is developed and distributed by communities. These communities seek to enable themselves and others to design technologies by and for themselves, rather than accepting technologies as given artefacts. These communities attempt to practise a very open appro... View more
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