The Region as a Socio-technical Accomplishment of Mobile Workers

  • Eric Laurier
Part of the Computer Supported Cooperative Work book series (CSCW)


If you work in an office. If you go to the same place every day to work. If you do the same hours, Monday to Friday every week. Maybe you see the same faces, pick up your lunch from the same sandwich maker, drive the same route or take the same train to get there. When you’re at work, you have the same conversations about what you did at the weekend, what you read in the paper that morning or what you saw on television last night. You fill in the same forms. You answer the phone with the same name. It’s stable, yes. Predictable, yes. Inevitable, no.


Mobile Phone Mobile Worker Face Work Sick Building Syndrome Wireless World 
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  • Eric Laurier
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  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of GlasgowScotland

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