By Andrew Herman,Jan Hadlaw,Thom Swiss

This quantity proposes the cellular net is better understood as a socio-technical "assemblage" of items, practices, symbolic representations, studies and impacts. Authors from quite a few disciplines talk about practices mediated via cellular conversation, together with present mobile and capsule units. The converging recommendations of Materialities (ranging from the political economic system of conversation to actual units) and Imaginaries (including cultural values, wishes and perceptions) are touchstones for every of the chapters within the book.

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