A Sense of Place

The Global and the Local in Mobile Communication

Issues of placelessness, the spatial and social relations created by television’s emergence as a dominant medium, have been around since the mid-1980s. With the triumphant march of mobile telephony these issues today appear to gain new significance, and are seen in a new light. Social science focussing on mobile communication increasingly recognizes that the mobile telephone is not only a revolutionary instrument that connects people globally, it is also a powerful tool for connections on a more local scale: an organizer of life in small spaces and communities. The volume contains papers by, among others, Joshua Meyrowitz, Albert-László Barabási, Mark Poster, and James Katz.

Einband Paperback
Umfang 496 Seiten
Format 15,5 x 23,5
ISBN 978-3-85165-699-2
Ersch.Datum Juni 2005
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