Mobility and Locative Media: Mobile Communication in Hybrid Spaces

Mobility and Locative Media: Mobile Communication in Hybrid Spaces

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ISBN-13: 9781138778139
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/12/2014
Series: Changing Mobilities Series
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Adriana de Souza e Silva is Associate Professor at the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University (NCSU), affiliated faculty at the Digital Games Research Center, and a faculty member of the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) program at NCSU.

Mimi Sheller is Professor of Sociology and directs the Center for Mobilities Research & Policy at Drexel University. Her research combines Caribbean studies, mobilities theory, and mobile locative media. Author of four monographs on the Caribbean, she is co-editor of Tourism Mobilities (2004), Mobile technologies of the city (2006), The Routledge Handbook of Mobilities (2014), and L.A. Re.Play issue of Leonardo Electronic Almanac (2014).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Moving Towards Adjacent Possibles Adriana de Souza e Silva & Mimi Sheller Part I: Re-thinking Cohesion, Coordination, and Navigation 1. Mobile Phones and Digital Gemeinschaft: Social Cohesion in the Era of Cars, Clocks and Mobile Phones Rich Ling 2. Walking in the Hybrid City: From Micro-Coordination to Chance Orchestration Robbin van der Akker 3. Direct Video Observation of the uses of Smartphones on the Move: Reconceptualizing Mobile Multi-Activity Christian Licoppe & Julien Figeac 4. Rerouting Borders: Politics of Mobility and the Transborder Immigrant Tool Fernanda Duarte Part II: Performing Location, Place-Making, and Mobile Gaming 5. Online Place Attachment: Exploring Technological Ties to Physical Places Raz Schwartz 6. Location as a Sense Of Place: Everyday Life, Mobile and Spatial Practices in Urban Spaces Didem Özkul 7. Performing City Transit Taien Ng Chan 8. Location-Based Gaming Apps and the Commercialization of Locative Media Dale Leorke 9. Houses in motion: An Overview of Gamification in the Context of Mobile Interfaces Nathan Hulsey Part III: Mobile Cities: Mapping, Architecture and Planning 10. Exploring Locative Media for Cultural Mapping Peter Hemmersam, Jonny Aspen, Andrew Morrison, Idunn Sem, & Martin Havnør 11. Designing for Mobile Activities: Wifi Hotspots, Users and the Relational Programming of Place Michael Doyle 12.The Power of Place and Perspective: Sensory Media and Situated Simulations in Urban Design Gunnar Liestøl & Andrew Morrison 13. The Will to Connection: A Research Agenda for the "Programmable City" and an ICT "Toolbox" for Urban Planning Ole B. Jensen Epilogue 14. Restless: Locative Media as Generative Displacement Teri Rueb

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