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Title Mobile media practices, presence and politics : the challenge of being seamlessly mobile / edited by Kathleen M. Cumiskey and Larissa Hjorth
Published New York : Routledge, 2013


Description 1 online resource (vii, 238 pages) : illustrations
Series Routledge studies in new media and cyberculture ; 12
Routledge studies in new media and cyberculture ; 12.
Contents Between the Seams : Mobile Media Practice, Presence and Politics / Kathleen M. Cumiskey & Larissa Hjorth -- Section I. The Digital Divide Reimagined : Seams of Adherence, Access and Equality -- Conceptualizing Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Risk and Crisis Communication Practices / Michael J. Palenchar & Karen Freberg -- Is mHealth a Silver Bullet to Improve Maternal and Child Health in Rural Uttar Pradesh, India? Results of a Health Information Needs Assessment / Nandita Kapadia-Kundu, Tara M. Sullivan, Basil Safi, Geetali Trivedi & Sanjanthi Velu -- Remotely Connected : Is There a Seamless Solution to Address the Digital Divide in Remote Indigenous Communities? / Tracey M. Benson -- Staying Connected : How Adult Literacy, Education and Income Influence Mobile Phone Use : A Comparative Analysis of 30 Countries from 2001 to 2009 / Marian Stewart Titus -- In a World with Mobile Data, Survey Questions About Internet Use Should No Longer Implicitly Favor PCs / Jonathan Donner & Cecile Bezuidenhoudt -- Section II. Mobile-Mediated Presence : Seams of Intimacy, Identity and Connection -- Organizing "my mind is with you" : Continued Interaction After Closed Interaction via The Mobile Phone / Ditte Laursen -- Wandering Between Self-expression and Recognition : A Case Study of the Mobile Microblogging Practices of Young Chinese Women in Hong Kong / Meng Di -- The Networked Familiar Stranger : An Aspect of Online and Offline Urban Anonymity / Raz Schwartz -- Checking-In or Checking-Out? : Self-Presentation and Privacy Considerations of Foursquare Users / Kelli S. Burns -- Section III. Mobile Media : Reading Between the Seams of Expression & Sharing -- MobileTV @ the Crossroads? Broadcasting vs. IP-based Services in Germany and Austria / Veronika Karnowski & Claudia Riesmeyer -- Mobile News Life of the Young / Oscar Westlund & Jakob Bjur -- From SMS to SNS : The Use of the Internet on the Mobile Phone among Young Danes / Troels F. Bertel & Gitte Stald -- Visual Mobile Communication on the Internet : Publishing and Messaging Camera Phone Photographs Patterns / Mikko Villi -- Contributors -- Glossary
Summary As an example of convergence, the mobile phone-especially in the form of smartphone-is now ushering in new promises of seamlessness between engagement with technology and everyday common experiences. This seamlessness is not only about how one transitions between the worlds of the device and the physical environment but it also captures the transition and convergences between devices as well (i.e. laptop to smartphone, smartphone to tablet). This volume argues, however, that these transitions are far from seamless. We see divisions between online and offline, virtual and actual, here
Notes "Simultaneously published in the UK"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Mobile communication systems -- Social aspects
Mobile communication systems -- Political aspects
Digital media -- Social aspects
Digital media -- Political aspects
Cell phones -- Social aspects
Cell phones -- Political aspects
Information society.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Social Psychology.
Cell phones -- Social aspects
Digital media -- Political aspects
Digital media -- Social aspects
Information society
Mobile Telekommunikation
Mobiltelefoner -- sociala aspekter.
Mobiltelefoner -- politiska aspekter.
Handdatorer -- sociala aspekter.
Handdatorer -- psykologiska aspekter.
Digitala medier -- sociala aspekter.
Digitala medier -- politiska aspekter.
Form Electronic book
Author Cumiskey, Kathleen M., 1970-
Hjorth, Larissa.
ISBN 9781136746529