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Introduction to This Special Issue on Transnational HCI. / Shklovski, Irina; Vertesi, Janet; Lindtner, Silvia.

In: Human-Computer Interaction, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2014, p. 1-21.

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Shklovski, Irina ; Vertesi, Janet ; Lindtner, Silvia. / Introduction to This Special Issue on Transnational HCI. In: Human-Computer Interaction. 2014 ; Vol. 29, No. 1. pp. 1-21.

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