With at least seven billion subscriptions worldwide, the impact of mobile devices undoubtedly rivals that of television, radio, and newspapers. Mobile technologies have had—and continue to have—a profound influence on every sphere of public and private life. Unsurprisingly, since their emergence...
To Be Published December 9th 2015 by Routledge
An international roster of contributors come together in this comprehensive volume to examine the complex interactions between mobile media technologies and issues of place. Balancing philosophical reflection with empirical analysis, this book examines the specific contexts in which place and...
Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge
Not only is locative media one of the fastest growing areas in digital technology, but questions of location and location-awareness are increasingly central to our contemporary engagements with online and mobile media, and indeed media and culture generally. This volume is a comprehensive account...
Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Companions
The last decade has witnessed the rise of the cell phone from a mode of communication to an indispensable multimedia device, and this phenomenon has led to the burgeoning of mobile communication studies in media, cultural studies, and communication departments across the academy.The Routledge...
Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge
Gerard Goggin has produced an incisive and penetrating overview of the world according to mobiles. Covering sight, sound and status, plus a host of other issues, he provides a provocative analysis of how mobile communication gadgets come to play such a prominent role in our lives. Any scholar of...
Published October 15th 2010 by Routledge
Beyond Anglophone Paradigms
This timely book offers a mapping of the Internet as it has developed and is used internationally, providing a lively and challenging examination of the Internet and Internet studies. There is much interest among scholars and researchers in understanding the place of the Internet in cultural,...
Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge
From Telecommunications to Media
In light of emerging forms of software, interfaces, cultures of uses, and media practices associated with mobile media, this collection investigates the various ways in which mobile media is developing in different cultural, linguistic, social, and national settings. Specifically, contributors...
Published December 17th 2009 by Routledge
What do we really know about mobile phone culture? This provocative and comprehensive collection explores the cultural and media dimensions of mobile phones around the world. An international team of contributors look at how mobiles have been imagined through advertising and social...
Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge
Mobile Technology in Everyday Life
Providing the first comprehensive, accessible, and international introduction to cell phone culture and theory, this book is and clear and sophisticated overview of mobile telecommunications, putting the technology in historical and technical context. Interdisciplinary in its conceptual framework,...
Published August 24th 2006 by Routledge