Developing critical awareness in information systems practice: A Foucaultvian view. / Córdoba-Pachón, José-Rodrigo .

In: Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (ICES), Vol. 4, No. 4, 2006, p. 181-190.

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Developing critical awareness in information systems practice: A Foucaultvian view. / Córdoba-Pachón, José-Rodrigo .

In: Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (ICES), Vol. 4, No. 4, 2006, p. 181-190.

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Córdoba-Pachón, J-R 2006, 'Developing critical awareness in information systems practice: A Foucaultvian view', Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (ICES), vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 181-190.

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Córdoba-Pachón, J-R. (2006). Developing critical awareness in information systems practice: A Foucaultvian view. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (ICES), 4(4), 181-190.

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Córdoba-Pachón J-R. Developing critical awareness in information systems practice: A Foucaultvian view. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (ICES). 2006;4(4):181-190.

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Córdoba-Pachón, José-Rodrigo . / Developing critical awareness in information systems practice: A Foucaultvian view. In: Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (ICES). 2006 ; Vol. 4, No. 4. pp. 181-190.

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