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Anticipatory ethnography: design fiction as an input to design ethnography

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Anticipatory ethnography : design fiction as an input to design ethnography. / Lindley, Joseph; Sharma, Dhruv; Potts, Robert.

2014 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings. American Anthropological Association, 2014. p. 237-253.

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Lindley, J, Sharma, D & Potts, R 2014, Anticipatory ethnography: design fiction as an input to design ethnography. in 2014 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings. American Anthropological Association, pp. 237-253.

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Lindley, J., Sharma, D., & Potts, R. (2014). Anticipatory ethnography: design fiction as an input to design ethnography. In 2014 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings (pp. 237-253). American Anthropological Association.

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Lindley J, Sharma D, Potts R. Anticipatory ethnography: design fiction as an input to design ethnography. In 2014 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings. American Anthropological Association. 2014. p. 237-253

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Lindley, Joseph ; Sharma, Dhruv ; Potts, Robert. / Anticipatory ethnography : design fiction as an input to design ethnography. 2014 Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference Proceedings. American Anthropological Association, 2014. pp. 237-253

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