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Perpetual contact [electronic resource] : mobile communication, private talk, public performance / edited by James E. Katz and Mark A. Aakhus.

Contributor(s): Katz, James Everett | Aakhus, Mark A, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 391 p.) : ill.ISBN: 051104190X (electronic bk.); 9780511041907 (electronic bk.); 9780521807715; 0521807719; 9780521002660 (pbk.); 0521002664 (pbk.); 9780511489471 (electronic bk.); 0511489471 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cell phones -- Social aspects | Wireless communication systems -- Social aspects | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Media Studies | T�el�ephone cellulaire -- Aspect social | Transmission sans fil -- Aspect social | Mobiele telefonie | Draadloze communicatie | Sociale aspecten | Culturele aspecten | Persoonlijke levenssfeer | Openbare ruimte | Vergelijkend onderzoek | �Offentlichkeit | Mobilfunk | Kommunikation | Handy | Cellular telephones -- Social aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Perpetual contact.DDC classification: 302.23/5 Other classification: 05.38 | 05.20 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction : Framing the issues / James E. Katz and Mark A. Aakhus -- Finland : a mobile culture / Jukka-Pekka Puro -- Israel : chutzpah and chatter in the Holy Land / Amit Schejter and Akiba Cohen -- Italy : stereotypes, true and false / Leopoldina Fortunati -- Korea : personal meanings / Shin Dong Kim -- United States : popular, pragmatic and problematic / Kathleen A. Robbins and Martha A. Turner -- France : preserving the image / Christian Licoppe and Jean-Philippe Heurtin -- The Netherlands and the USA compared / Enid Mante -- Bulgaria : mobile phones as post-communist cultural icons / Valentin Varbanov -- Hyper-coordination via mobile phones in Norway / Richard Ling and Birgitte Yttri -- Mobile culture of children and teenagers in Finland / Eija-Liisa Kasesniemi and Pirjo Rautiainen -- Pretense of intimacy in France / Chantal de Gournay -- Mobile phone consumption and concepts of personhood / Dawn Nafus and Karina Tracey -- The challenge of absent presence / Kenneth J. Gergen -- From mass society to perpetual contact : models of communication technologies in social context / James B. Rule -- Mobiles and the Norwegian teen : identity, gender and class / Berit Skog --The telephone comes to a Filipino village / Georg Str�m -- Beginnings in the telephone / Emanuel A. Schegloff -- Conclusion : Making meaning of mobiles -- a theory of Apparatgeist / James E. Katz and Mark A. Aakhus -- On "opening sequencing" : a framing statement ; Opening sequencing / Emanuel A. Schegloff.
Summary: Perpetual Contact studies the impact of the mobile phone on contemporary society. Providing an overview of mobile phones and social interaction, the book covers key issues, contains a series of national studies, and examines specific issues.
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Introduction : Framing the issues / James E. Katz and Mark A. Aakhus -- Finland : a mobile culture / Jukka-Pekka Puro -- Israel : chutzpah and chatter in the Holy Land / Amit Schejter and Akiba Cohen -- Italy : stereotypes, true and false / Leopoldina Fortunati -- Korea : personal meanings / Shin Dong Kim -- United States : popular, pragmatic and problematic / Kathleen A. Robbins and Martha A. Turner -- France : preserving the image / Christian Licoppe and Jean-Philippe Heurtin -- The Netherlands and the USA compared / Enid Mante -- Bulgaria : mobile phones as post-communist cultural icons / Valentin Varbanov -- Hyper-coordination via mobile phones in Norway / Richard Ling and Birgitte Yttri -- Mobile culture of children and teenagers in Finland / Eija-Liisa Kasesniemi and Pirjo Rautiainen -- Pretense of intimacy in France / Chantal de Gournay -- Mobile phone consumption and concepts of personhood / Dawn Nafus and Karina Tracey -- The challenge of absent presence / Kenneth J. Gergen -- From mass society to perpetual contact : models of communication technologies in social context / James B. Rule -- Mobiles and the Norwegian teen : identity, gender and class / Berit Skog --The telephone comes to a Filipino village / Georg Str�m -- Beginnings in the telephone / Emanuel A. Schegloff -- Conclusion : Making meaning of mobiles -- a theory of Apparatgeist / James E. Katz and Mark A. Aakhus -- On "opening sequencing" : a framing statement ; Opening sequencing / Emanuel A. Schegloff.

Perpetual Contact studies the impact of the mobile phone on contemporary society. Providing an overview of mobile phones and social interaction, the book covers key issues, contains a series of national studies, and examines specific issues.

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