Theories of the Mobile Internet : Materialities and Imaginaries Hardback
Edited by Andrew (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada) Herman, Jan (York University, Canada) Hadlaw, Thom (University of Minnesota, USA) Swiss
Part of the Routledge Studies in New Media and Cyberculture series
This volume proposes the mobile Internet is best understood as a socio-technical "assemblage" of objects, practices, symbolic representations, experiences and affects.
Authors from a variety of disciplines discuss practices mediated through mobile communication, including current phone and tablet devices.
The converging concepts of Materialities (ranging from the political economy of communication to physical devices) and Imaginaries (including cultural values, desires and perceptions) are touchstones for each of the chapters in the book.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 260 pages, 1 Line drawings, black and white; 13 Halftones, black and white
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 12/12/2014
- Category: Cultural studies
- ISBN: 9780415731003