Technology use in the conservative family context

  • Adriana José de Oliveira CEOS.PP ISCAP Polytechnic of Porto
Palavras-chave: Technology exposure; Technology localization; Conservative family


The use of technology was imposed in the professional context and, also, in the social and family environment. The number of technological devices increased significantly in the lives of the individuals, it came to occupy prominent places in the physical space of the family environment and the exposure time to technology never been so high. This increase has brought ethical and moral concerns to families who do not want technology to take a place in their family lives. In this article, the focus is on the relationship between technology exposure and large conservative families. A questionnaire and interviews were conducted with a group of large catholic families to study their exposure to technology and the role of religion in this exposure.