Doing Sociomateriality Research In Information Systems. / Elbanna, Amany.

In: Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, Vol. 47, No. 4, 01.11.2016, p. 84-92 .

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This paper with scholars that researchers who want to adopt a sociomaterial approach often find themselves confused regarding research methods.The paper argues that finding a methodological framework for research following a sociomaterial approach has to be consistent with the philosophy, ontology and roots of this approach and that it is limiting to read the post-human approach of sociomateriality through a structural-functionalist lens. The paper briefly reviews the roots of the sociomaterial approach in sociology and information systems and offers a methodological guidance based on Actor Network Theory (ANT) and post ANT/Feminist lenses.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)84-92
Number of pages9
JournalData Base for Advances in Information Systems
Volume47
Issue number4
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Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2016
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