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A Final Word

Mario Luis Small

in Someone To Talk To

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190661427
eISBN:
9780190661458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190661427.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This book concludes by discussing the impact of technology on how we communicate with our closest friends and family, and especially how we relate to our strong ties. The change in norms is most ... More


Localism, neighbourhood planning and community control: the MapLocal pilot

Phil Jones, Antonia Layard, Colin Lorne, and Chris Speed

in After Urban Regeneration: Communities, policy and place

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447324157
eISBN:
9781447324171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324157.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines contradictions in the rhetoric which depicts changes to the English planning system under the Localism Act as offering communities more control over their neighbourhoods. There ... More


Mobile Access and the Less-Connected

Karen Mossberger, Caroline J. Tolbert, and William Franko

in Digital Cities: The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812936
eISBN:
9780199979769
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812936.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Democratization

Rising rates of mobile phone use among minorities has raised questions about whether technology disparities are disappearing with the popularity of wireless technologies. For most, smart phone use is ... More


Cellular Convergence

Stephen B. Wicker

in Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199915354
eISBN:
9780199366736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915354.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter explores the nature of cellular convergence—the convergence of virtually all personal electronic communication onto a single device, the cellular platform. It begins with a brief history ... More


The End of Youth Car Culture?

Gary S. Cross

in Machines of Youth: America's Car Obsession

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226341644
eISBN:
9780226341781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341781.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Despite the vast increase in automobility everywhere, the American obsession with cars still stands out. Yet, despite the multicar household, with vehicles aplenty for teens, the lure of the ... More


Introduction

Anindya Ghose

in Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This introductory chapter begins with an explanation of the motivation behind the present volume. The author goes back to sometime in late 2009 or early 2010, when he first heard the phrase “we live ... More


Mobile Phones: A Truly Transformative Technology

Anindya Ghose

in Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter discusses the rapid proliferation of mobile devices. Consumer adoption of 3G and 4G technologies has outpaced all other technologies, with the Earth becoming home to 3 billion ... More


What the Smartphone Has Changed

Anindya Ghose

in Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter discusses the impact of smartphones on consumer behavior. The proliferation of smartphones has changed the way people create and consume any kind of content. Whether streaming music on ... More


The Swipe

Michael Palm

in Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262035750
eISBN:
9780262338332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035750.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter traces the meaning of “the swipe.” The verb “to swipe” has many colloquial meaning. In recent years, it has come to mean running a charge card through a digital reader or using an index ... More


Lessons Learned from SoulPulse, a Smartphone-Based Experience Sampling Method (S-ESM) Study of Spirituality

Bradley R. E. Wright, Richard A. Blackmon, David M. Carreon, and Luke Knepper

in Faithful Measures: New Methods in the Measurement of Religion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781479875214
eISBN:
9781479897629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479875214.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

SoulPulse is an ongoing experience sampling method that uses participants’ smartphones to collect data over a two-week period. Launched in late 2013, it is a new approach for studying spiritual and ... 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


Technology and the formation of socially positive behaviours

Adam Joinson and Lukasz Piwek

in Beyond behaviour change: "Key issues, interdisciplinary approaches and future directions"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781447317555
eISBN:
9781447317579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447317555.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

The rapid rise of digital technology, smart wearables and smart- phone apps provides a unique opportunity for the facilitation of health and sustainability related behaviour change interventions. In ... More


Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones, and the New Protest #Journalism

Allissa V. Richardson

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190935528
eISBN:
9780190935566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190935528.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bearing Witness While Black: African Americans, Smartphones and the New Protest #Journalism tells the story of this century’s most powerful black social movement through the eyes of 15 activists. At ... More


Global Penetration of Korea’s Smartphones in the Social Media Era

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter analyzes several distinctive elements of the digital Korean Wave with the case of smartphones, compared to the mobile era until 2008. Here, the digital Korean Wave refers to the rapid ... More


Smartphones, Caste, and Intersectionalities

Sirpa Tenhunen

in A Village Goes Mobile: Telephony, Mediation, and Social Change in Rural India

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190630270
eISBN:
9780190876562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630270.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Social Psychology and Interaction

This chapter 7 examines differences in phone use, especially in the way people use smartphones and access the internet. The availability of internet-ready phones in Janta has not turned all people ... More


A Fading Star

Keeley Wilson

in Ringtone: Exploring the Rise and Fall of Nokia in Mobile Phones

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198777199
eISBN:
9780191822988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777199.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Strategy

Covering the period 2006–11, in this chapter we see how the seeds of destruction that were unknowingly sown in the early 2000s come to fruition. Nokia was collapsing from within well before Apple or ... More


The Transmission of Tradition in a Digital Age

Jeffrey A. Summit

in Singing God's Words: The Performance of Biblical Chant in Contemporary Judaism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199844081
eISBN:
9780190497071
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844081.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, American

Students who were born digital are not asking whether or not they should use computers, smartphones and online resources when learning how to chant Torah. Technology is so deeply integrated into our ... More


Technology-Driven Social Isolation

Peter Townsend

in The Dark Side of Technology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198790532
eISBN:
9780191831836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198790532.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Technology is devised by the young, for the young, and without understanding that older generations, or those who are poor, will have difficulties, or inevitable physical limitations. This causes ... More


Mobilizing the Masses

Philip Auerswald

in The Coming Prosperity: How Entrepreneurs Are Transforming the Global Economy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199795178
eISBN:
9780190258481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199795178.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter discusses the ascending markets in mobile technologies. The mobile revolution not only illustrates how massive change can happen in a short period of time, but can also reveal ... More


Smartphones and social media in reporting the asylum seeker crisis in Europe

Cate Dowd

in Digital Journalism, Drones, and Automation: The Language and Abstractions behind the News

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190655860
eISBN:
9780190098445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190655860.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the European asylum seeker crisis, circa 2015, asylum seekers used social media and smartphones for communication alongside journalists using disposable and short-form media, streaming media, ... More


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