Mobile Technologies: From Telecommunications to Media

Mobile Technologies: From Telecommunications to Media

by Gerard Goggin
     
 

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 consider the promises and politics of mobile media and its role in the

Overview

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 consider the promises and politics of mobile media and its role in the dynamic social and gender relations configured in the boundaries between public and private spheres. The collection is genuinely interdisciplinary, as well as international in its range, with contributors and studies from China, Japan, Korea, Italy, Norway, France, Belgium, Britain, and Australia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415878432
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/17/2009
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Gerard Goggin is Professor of Digital Communication and deputy director of the Journalism and Media Research Centre, University of New South Wales. His books include Mobile Phone Cultures (2008), Cell Phone Culture (2006), Virtual Nation: The Internet in Australia (2004), Digital Disability (2003).

Larissa Hjorth is a lecturer and artist in the Games and Digital Art programs at RMIT University, Melbourne. Hjorth has published widely on mobile media in the Asia-Pacific region in journals such as Journal of Intercultural Studies, Continuum, ACCESS, Convergence, Fibreculture and Southern Review.

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