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Author Alper, Meryl, author

Title Giving voice : mobile communication, disability, and inequality / Meryl Alper
Published Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2017]
©2017
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 270 pages) : illustrations
Series The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation series on digital media and learning.
Contents Introduction -- Talking iPads and the partial promise of voice -- What is voice? -- Making a case for iPad cases -- What is a mobile communication device? -- The "fun iPad" and the "communication iPad" -- What is an iPad for? -- Augmenting communication with new media and popular culture -- What does it mean to communicate with an iPad? -- "You've gotta be plugged in" -- How do media shape understandings of the iPad? -- Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-257) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Communication devices for people with disabilities -- Social aspects.
Voice output communication aids -- Social aspects.
Assistive computer technology -- Social aspects.
Sociology of disability.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780262337342 (electronic bk.)
0262337347 (electronic bk.)