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The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society

Rich (Professor of Media Technology, Professor of Media Technology, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore) Ling & Sun Sun (Head of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Head of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences, Singapore University of Technology and Design) Lim & Gerard (Professor of Media and Communications, Professor of Media and Communications, University of Sydney in Australia) Goggin & Leopoldina (Professor of Sociology of Communication and Sociology of Cultural Processes, Professor of Sociology of Communication and Sociology of Cultural Processes, Faculty of Education of the University of Udine in Italy) Fortunati

The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society

Oxford Handbooks

The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society

Oxford Handbooks: The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society

 

This book examines the social consequences of mobile communication in the era of the smartphone and how the smartphone has positively and negatively impacted society.


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Mobile communication has dramatically changed over the past decade with the diffusion of smartphones. Unlike the basic 2G mobile phones, which "merely" facilitated communication between individuals on the move, smartphones allow individuals to communicate, to entertain and inform themselves, to transact, to navigate, to take photos, and countless other things. Mobile communication has thus transformed society by allowing new forms of coordination, communication,
consumption, social interaction, and access to news/entertainment. All of this is regardless of the space in which users are immersed.

Set in the context of the developed and the developing world, The Oxford Handbook of Mobile Communication and Society updates current scholarship surrounding mobile media and communication. The 43 chapters in this handbook examine mobile communication and its evolving impact on individuals, institutions, groups, societies, and businesses. Contributors examine the communal benefits, social consequences, theoretical perspectives, organizational potential, and future consequences of
mobile communication. Topics covered include, among many other things, trends in the Global South, location-based services, and the "appification" of mobile communication and society.


ISBN
9780190864385
Pagina's
672
Verschenen
Serie
Oxford Handbooks
NUR
616
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Hardback
Taal
Engels
Uitgever
OUP USA

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