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Chaos in Service Innovations and Applications

Robin Mansell and W. Edward Steinmueller

in Mobilizing the Information Society

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198295570
eISBN:
9780191685149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198295570.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology, Innovation

The development of markets for services and equipment required for home usage and for the mobile communications service user may bring about a second set of processes that cause the emerge of the ... More


Cultural Studies of Mobile Communication

Gerard Goggin

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0026
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on cultural studies of mobile communication. It discusses the importance of mobile phone customization and making it personal and user friendly. Reasons for the success of text ... More


Spectrum Management for Information Societies

William H. Melody

in Telecommunications Development in Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099029
eISBN:
9789882207486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099029.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter reviews the common features of spectrum management around the world, the major changes under consideration and experimentation, and some of the important debates on how the spectrum can ... More


Email to Your Brain: Language in an Online and Mobile World

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/9780195313055.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book examines how language evolves, along with changes in the way we interact with other people, as communication technologies become increasingly domesticated. As domestication of communication ... More


Mobile Technology and the Body: Apparatgeist, Fashion, and Function

Scott Campbell

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter presents a survey on people’s perspectives regarding their mobile handsets with respect to fashion and functionality. The relationship between fashion and the functional aspects of ... More


Mobile Communication and Sociopolitical Change in the Arab World

Mohammad Ibahrine

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0019
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the communication-related sociopolitical changes brought about by the widespread adoption of mobile phones in the Arab world. Circulation of jokes, messages, and obscene ... More


The Mobile Makes Its Mark

Lara Srivastava

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter discusses the implications of mobile communication growth for developing countries and the importance of mobile phones in personal life, along with the growth of messaging services such ... More


Shrinking Fourth World? Mobiles, Development, and Inclusion

Jonathan Donner

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the role of mobile communication devices in economic development in developing and underdeveloped communities. Information on the Fourth World, a part of society excluded from ... More


‘Wherever you go, wherever you are, I am with you … connected with my mobile’: the use of mobile text messages for the maintenance of family and romantic relations

Bernadette Kneidinger-Müller

in Connecting Families?: Information & Communication Technologies, Generations, and the Life Course

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447339946
eISBN:
9781447339984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447339946.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family

This chapter examines how smartphones may function as a relevant digital tool for maintaining both family and romantic relationships. Using data from a quantitative diary study and follow-up ... More


Introduction

James E. Katz

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book focuses on the role of mobile communication in altering social processes within society. The author discusses the changes in individuals’ personal routines and social circles because of ... More


Locating the Missing Links of Mobile Communication in Japan: Sociocultural Influences on Usage by Children and the Elderly

On-Kwok Lai

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0020
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter presents a study focusing on the sociospatial relevance of mobile communication in Japan. It presents information on the u-Japan project’s global positioning systems, which have a SAFE ... More


Mobile Communication and the Transformation of the Democratic Process

Kenneth J. Gergen

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0022
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the place of mobile communication within the four-tier democratic process, including civil society, governmental establishment, and mediated communication. It presents the ... More


Mainstreamed Mobiles in Daily Life: Perspectives and Prospects

James E. Katz

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0032
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book focuses on the increasing use of mobile communication in people’s daily lives. This chapter presents people’s willingness to use, and the accessibility of, technology, both of which have ... More


Mobile access: different users, different risks, different consequences?

Gitte Stald and Kjartan Ólafsson

in Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.003.0022
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Online communication and information is increasingly accessible to young people from several other platforms than traditional personal computers. While mobile phones may be primary sources of online ... More


Mobile Communication in Mexico: Policy and Popular Dimensions

Judith Mariscal and Carla Marisa Bonina

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter explores the different trends of mobile communication in Mexico. It discusses the growth pattern of mobile communication services in Mexico initiated in 1990 following major reforms in ... More


Boom in India: Mobile Media and Social Consequences

Madanmohan Rao and Mira Desai

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0029
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the effect of the increasing use of mobile communication in India in the civic, political, and social society of the country. It presents the use of the short message service ... More


Transcendent Parenting: Raising Children in the Digital Age

Sun Sun Lim

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190088989
eISBN:
9780190088996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190088989.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Marriage and the Family, Culture

In digitally connected middle-class households with school-going children, from toddlers through varsity students, the practice of transcendent parenting has arisen. Smartphones and other mobile ... More


Negotiating Control: Organizations and Mobile Communication

Keri K. Stephens

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190625504
eISBN:
9780190882327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625504.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

In this book, the author shows how employees, organizations, and even friends and family are struggling to understand how the expected norms for mobile-communication connectedness function when ... More


How the Urban Poor Acquire and Give Meaning to the Mobile Phone

Lourdes M. Portus

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on mobile communication’s role among the urban poor via a Philippines case study. People from four focus groups comprising of all adult women, all adult men, mixed adult men and ... More


Online Communities on the Move: Mobile Play in Korea

Youn-ah Kang

in Handbook of Mobile Communication Studies

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262113120
eISBN:
9780262276818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262113120.003.0031
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the increasing use of the Internet in the daily activities of people, resulting in Internet-based forms of mediation such as blogs. Mobile communication devices with features ... More


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