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Global Mobile Media

Author: Goggin, Gerard.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There are now over one and a half billion mobile phones used worldwide. Alongside phones, there are a range of other portable media devices widely used including analogue and digital radio receivers, portable music players (MP3 players and iPods), laptop computers, not to mention a wider field of mobile technologies, including wearable computers, positioning and sensing technologies, and Radio Frequency  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic resource
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Goggin, Gerard.
OCLC Number: 741356657
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover --
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Contents --
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Acknowledgements --
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Chapter 1 Introduction: Cell phones as global media --
Part I Cell phones and the new media economies --
Chapter 2 Power and mobile media: Structures, networks and control --
Chapter 3 The cultural economy of cell phones: New relations of consumption and production --
Part II Mobile media cultures --
Chapter 4 Mobile music: Ringtones, music players and the sound of everything --
Chapter 5 The mobile invention of television: Post-broadcasting and audiovisual politics --
Chapter 6 Mobile gaming: Playing the portable --
Chapter 7 Mobile internet: New social technologies --
Part III Politics of mobile media networks --
Chapter 8 The computer, the internet, and the cell phone: The case of the iPhone --
Chapter 9 The mobile commons?: Open networked cultures beyond the politics of code --
Chapter 10 Culture garden: For mobile media futures --
Bibliography --
Index.

Abstract:

There are now over one and a half billion mobile phones used worldwide. Alongside phones, there are a range of other portable media devices widely used including analogue and digital radio receivers, portable music players (MP3 players and iPods), laptop computers, not to mention a wider field of mobile technologies, including wearable computers, positioning and sensing technologies, and Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) devices. ""Global Mobile Media"" sets out to integrate an understanding of the mobile media economy (political and cultural), with knowledge of mobile culture (new media f.
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