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Going Mobile: Cell Phones in Context

NAOMI S. BARON

in Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195313055
eISBN:
9780199871094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195313055.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses mobile phones, also known as cell phones to highlight their portability, and their impact on language and social interaction. Mobile phones are used either to make voice calls ... More


The Digital Divide of Telephones and the Internet *

Eric Harwit

in China's Telecommunications Revolution

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199233748
eISBN:
9780191715556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233748.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter first puts the case of China's ‘digital divide’ in a comparative development context, and considers past studies of the importance of telecommunications spread to areas of low ... More


Intimate Connections: Contextualizing Japanese Youth and Mobile Messaging

Mizuko Ito and Daisuke Okabe

in Computers, Phones, and the Internet: Domesticating Information Technology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195312805
eISBN:
9780199847730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312805.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter describes how teenagers' easy access to mobile phones (compared to a home landline phone) frees them from reserving the phone for consequential communication. Teens can then use their ... More


Speaking

Maurizio Ferraris

in Where Are You?: An Ontology of the Cell Phone

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780823256150
eISBN:
9780823261321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823256150.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter focuses on the most evident transformations of presence induced by mobile phones. It highlights the distinction between being on the phone and being on a mobile phone. Beginning with the ... More


Mobile Communication and Labor Politics

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter continues to elaborate the notions of immobile mobility and necessary convergence through analyzing mobile phones and labor politics. It examines whether mobile phones can enhance ... More


The Growth of the Market

P. A. Geroski

in The Evolution of New Markets

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199248896
eISBN:
9780191596308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199248893.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Shows how the dominant design shapes the nature of the competition in the new mass market. Using the mobile market as an example, it describes the typical pattern of market growth as a logistic one, ... More


Radiofrequency exposure and cancer

Martie van Tongeren and Philip Chadwick

in Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides a general introduction to the assessment of radiofrequency in occupational and environmental epidemiological studies. It discusses strategies and methods used. It provides ... More


Introduction: Mobile Bodies, Mobile Technologies, and Immobile Mobility

Cara Wallis

in Technomobility in China: Young Migrant Women and Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795262
eISBN:
9780814784815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795262.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter briefly discusses mobility—one physical and one virtual—in the lives of young rural-to-urban migrant women in China. It provides an ethnographic exploration of the cultural, ... More


Multiuser Virtual Environments and Other Technologies for Being There Together

Ralph Schroeder

in Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

There are various technologies for mediated interaction, but only two—virtual environments and videoconferencing systems—provide people with co-presence. Nevertheless, there are various technologies ... More


Towards a Concept of Connected Memory: The Photo Album Goes Mobile

Joanne Garde-Hansen

in Media and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748640348
eISBN:
9780748670949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640348.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Drawing upon Annette Kuhn's personal memory work and analysis of her family photograph album (2002) and Anna Reading's recently articulated concept of ‘memobilia’ (Garde-Hansen et al 2009), this ... More


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