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  1. Migration, Diaspora and Information Technology in Global Societies

    Edited by Leopoldina Fortunati, Raul Pertierra, Jane Vincent

    Series: Routledge Research in Information Technology and Society

    Migrants and diaspora communities are shaped by their use of information and communication technologies. This book explores the multifaceted role played by new media in the re-location of these groups of people, assisting them in their efforts to defeat nostalgia, construct new communities, and...

    Published September 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Mobile Communication and Greater China

    Edited by Rodney Wai-chi Chu, Leopoldina Fortunati, Pui-Lam Law, Shanhua Yang

    Series: Routledge Research on Social Work, Social Policy and Social Development in Greater China

    This edited volume is the first book-length study focusing entirely on mobile phone use in China. Drawing on examples from a wide range of contemporary situations in China and beyond, the contributors argue that the mobile phone is in fact an important means by which one can understand a rapidly...

    Published April 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Creative Users of ICTs

    Users as Social Actors

    Edited by David Kurt Herold, Harmeet Sawhney, Leopoldina Fortunati

    The disjuncture between the design intent of the developers of ICTs and the needs of the users has often led to surprising use of new technologies, as users have refused to become mere agents of the designers. Individual users have adopted their own uses of ICTs based on the complex webs of...

    Published February 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Mediating the Human Body

    Technology, Communication, and Fashion

    Edited by Leopoldina Fortunati, James E. Katz, Raimonda Riccini

    The ever-increasing integration of technology and the human body is attracting attention from religious, business, and political leaders around the world, and the topic promises to be a significant social issue in the 21st century. In Mediating the Human Body: Technology, Communication, and Fashion...

    Published May 1st 2003 by Routledge

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