The Cell Phone Reader

The Cell Phone Reader

Essays in Social Transformation

Book - 2006
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Kavoori (telecommunications, U. of Georgia Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communication) and Arceneaux (a PhD candidate at U. of Georgia Grady School of Journalism and Mass Communication) bring together 13 essays on theories about the culture of cell phones, their influence on culture, and connection to identity politics and cultural studies. Topics encompass the relationship between the physical and the digital, the cell phone's use in world events such as 9/11, how it is used in coordinating family life, text messaging and aspects of culture, and international practices, in India and Morocco, for example. The contributors are scholars in the communications and media fields. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, c2006
ISBN: 9780820479194
Characteristics: vi, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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