Online@AsiaPacific: Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia-Pacific [NOOK Book]

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The six case studies which inform this book: Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Singapore and Melbourne, offer a range of economic, socio-cultural, linguistic and religious differences, enabling the authors to provide new insights into specific issues pertaining to mobile media in each city. These include social, mobile and locative media as a form of crisis management in post 3/11 Tokyo; generational shifts in Shanghai; political discussion and the shifting social fabric in Singapore; and the erosion of public and ...

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Online@AsiaPacific: Mobile, Social and Locative Media in the Asia-Pacific

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Overview

The six case studies which inform this book: Seoul, Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Singapore and Melbourne, offer a range of economic, socio-cultural, linguistic and religious differences, enabling the authors to provide new insights into specific issues pertaining to mobile media in each city. These include social, mobile and locative media as a form of crisis management in post 3/11 Tokyo; generational shifts in Shanghai; political discussion and the shifting social fabric in Singapore; and the erosion of public and private, and work and leisure paradigms in Melbourne. Through its striking case studies, this book sheds new light on how the region and its contested and multiple identities are evolving, and concludes by revealing the impact of mobile media on how place is shaped, as well as shaping, practices of mobility, intimacy and a sense of belonging.

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Editorial Reviews

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'In bringing together the varieties of use of mobile phones and social media, Online@AsiaPacific is a benchmark publication.' - Michael Keane; Asian Creative Transformations 2013.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136657610
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/20/2013
  • Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia.com
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Larissa Hjorth is Associate Professor in Games at RMIT University, Australia.

Michael Arnold is Senior Lecturer at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: Social, mobile and locative media @ Asia-Pacific Part I: Locating the Mobile 2. Locating Intimacies of Place and Gender (Seoul) 3. Spectres of Mobile Intimacy: Mobile media in crisis management of 3.11 (Tokyo) 4. The Place of Intimate Visualities: Ba ling hou, LBS and camera phones (Shanghai) 5. Intimate Distance: Sociality and identity in the face of diaspora (Manila) 6. Generations, Mobile Intimacy and Political Affect (Singapore) 7. The Place of the Domestic: Smartphones, women and labour (Melbourne) Part II: Intimate Publics and Mobile Intimacy 8. Intimate Publics, Communities and Networks in an Age of Mobile Social Media 9. Topographies of the Intimate: Mobile publics in the Asia-Pacific 10. Emplaced Presences: Visual cultures of embodied intimacies 11. Conclusion: Intimacies of the social, mobile and local

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