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Thumb Culture : The Meaning of Mobile Phones for Society

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Mobile communication has an increasing impact on people's lives and society. Ubiquitous media influence the way users relate to their surroundings, and data services like text and pictures lead to a culture shaped by thumbs. Representing several years of research into the social and cultural effects of mobile phone use, this volume assembles fascinating approaches and new insights of leading scientists and practitioners. It contains the results of a first international survey on the social consequences of mobile phones and provides a comprehensive inventory of today's issues and an outlook in mobile media, society, and their future study.

Peter Glotz is Emeritus Professor of Media and Society, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Stefan Bertschi is a researcher at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

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Author(s):
Peter Glotz; Stefan Bertschi; Chris Locke
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Used: good
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Paperback
ISBN-10:
3899424034
ISBN-13:
9783899424034
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Transcript
Title:
Thumb Culture : The Meaning of Mobile Phones for Society

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Mobile communication has an increasing impact on people's lives and society. Ubiquitous media influence the way users relate to their surroundings, and data services like text and pictures lead to a culture shaped by thumbs. Representing several years of research into the social and cultural effects of mobile phone use, this volume assembles fascinating approaches and new insights of leading scientists and practitioners. It contains the results of a first international survey on the social consequences of mobile phones and provides a comprehensive inventory of today's issues and an outlook in mobile media, society, and their future study.

Peter Glotz is Emeritus Professor of Media and Society, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland. Stefan Bertschi is a researcher at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.

Author(s):
Peter Glotz; Stefan Bertschi; Chris Locke
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
3899424034
ISBN-13:
9783899424034
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Transcript
Title:
Thumb Culture : The Meaning of Mobile Phones for Society

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