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The cell phone reader : essays in social transformation / edited by Anandam Kavoori and Noah Arceneaux.

Publication:
New York : Peter Lang, c2006.
Format/Description:
Book
vi, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series:
Digital formations, 1526-3169 ; v. 34
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Subjects:
Cell phones -- Social aspects.
Wireless communication systems -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Contents:
Introduction / Anandam Kavoori and Noah Arceneaux
Theorizing cell phones
The little big blender: how the cellphone integrates the digital and the physical, everywhere / Paul Levinson
Interfaces of hybrid spaces / Adriana de Souza e Silva
The cell phone: an artifact of popular culture and a tool of the public sphere / Janey Gordon
Life in the nomos: stress, emotional maintenance, and coordination via the mobile telephone in intact families / Rich Ling
Tsunami mobilizations: considering the role of mobile and digital communications devices, citizen journalism, and the mass media / Wendy Robinson and David Robison
Identity politics and/of/ in the cell phone
Cstng A pwr4l spLL: D evOLshn f SMS (Casting a powerfull spell: the evolution of SMS) / Collette Snowden
Can you fear me now?: cell phones and the American horror film / Allison Whitney
Texting the faith: religious users and cell phone culture / Heidi Campbell
Disabling cell phones / Gerard Goggin and Christopher Newell
Do you know the importance of a skypager?: telecommunications, African Americans, and popular culture / Davin Heckman
International perspectives
Mobile sociality in urban Morocco / Bahíyyih Maroon
Culture, organization, and contradiction in the social construction of technology: Adoption and use of the cell phone across three cultures / Paul Leonardi, Marianne E. Leonardi, and Elizabeth Hudson
The cell phone as a cultural technology: lessons from the Indian case / Anandam Kavoori and Kalyani Chadha.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Kavoori, Anandam P.
Arceneaux, Noah, 1968-
ISBN:
0820479195 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
61479536