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- The New Press 2014; US$ 18.99
We think we know everything about our smartphones. We use them constantly. We depend on them for every conceivable purpose. We are familiar with every inch of their compact frames. But there is more to the smartphone than meets the eye. How have smartphones shaped the way we socialize and interact? Who tracks our actions, our preferences, our movements... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 75.00
Offers a vivid description of the ongoing transformation of the web into something that is widely recognized and that will have an enormous impact on how people work and live their lives in the future. Presents concepts that will help readers understand why the web evolved as it did, what is going on right now, and what will happen next. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 67.95
Marketing Wireless Products provides a comprehensive insight into the world of wireless technology marketing by addressing the many issues faced in effectively presenting this new technology to the end user/consumer. The book is based upon the rationale that technology marketing, and in particular wireless technology marketing, has always proved... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 11.00
Cell phones and the Internet have been the recipients of in-depth research on their increased and rapid integration into everyday life and the innovative appropriations associated with them in many societies. The cell phone has attracted particular attention in its perceived abilities to both enhance and destruct social relationships. Our increased... more...
- World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 34.99
With some six billion mobile subscriptions now in use worldwide, around three-quarters of the worlds inhabitants now have access to a mobile phone. Mobiles are arguably the most ubiquitous modern technology in some developing countries, more people have access to a mobile phone than to clean water, a bank account or even electricity. Mobile... more...
- Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98
Against the Machine is a fascinating look at how the Internet is reshaping the way we think about ourselves and the world. Siegel explores how the internet affects culture and social life, particularly the psychological, emotional and social cost of high-tech solitude. Arguing that the internet's widespread anonymity eliminates boundaries and encourages... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
With an ever-growing number of users, the Internet is central to the processes of globalization, cultural formations, social encounters and economic development. These aside, it is also fast becoming an important political domain. Struggles over disclosure, access and governance are only the most visible signs that the Internet is quickly becoming... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 30.40
This is an original and innovative study of mobile phones in Africa from a theological perspective. The First and the Second Special Assemblies for Africa of the Synod of Bishops, held in Rome in 1994 and 2009 respectively, made an urgent appeal to the Church in Africa to employ various media forms of social communications for evangelization and the... more...
- Pambazuka Press 2010; US$ 16.99
Providing a unique insight into how activists and social change advocates are addressing Africa's many challenges from within, this collection of essays by those engaged in using mobile phone technologies for social change provides an analysis of the socioeconomic, political, and media contexts faced by activists in Africa today. The articles address... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 39.98
Das ehemals als mobiles Telefon eingeführte Handy ist heute ein umfassendes Innovationscluster, das neben Diensten der Individualkommunikation auch massenmediale Anwendungen beinhaltet. Um den Erfolg dieses Innovationsclusters erklären und prognostizieren zu können, gilt es über die bloße Kaufentscheidung hinaus dessen Aneignung im Alltag der Nutzer... more...