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  • Mobile Communicationby James E. Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.12

    In the few short decades since their commercial deployment, 5 billion people—about three-quarters of all humanity, including children—have become mobile phone users. No technology has even approached the mobile phone's wildfire success. Effects of this success are apparent everywhere, ranging from accident scenes and earthquake rescue efforts to demeanor... more...

  • Machines That Become Usby James E. Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.70

    Social critics and artificial intelligence experts have long prophesized that computers and robots would soon relegate humans to the dustbin of history. Many among the general population seem to have shared this fear of a dehumanized future. But how are people in the twenty-first century actually reacting to the ever-expanding array of gadgets and... more...

  • Magic in the Airby James E. Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 45.12

    In this timely volume, James E. Katz, a leading authority on social consequences of communication technology, analyzes the way new mobile telecommunications affect daily life both in the United States and around the world. Magic in the Air is the most wide-ranging analysis of mobile communication to date. Katz investigates the spectrum of social aspects... more...

  • Connectionsby James E. Katz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 47.70

    Perhaps no other technology has done so much to so many, but been studied by so few, as the telephone. Even as its physical size diminishes, the telephone is becoming more important. In Connections , now available in paperback, James E. Katz gives greater visibility to this important element in modern life. Katz examines how the telephone reveals... more...

  • Handbook of Mobile Communication Studiesby James E. Katz

    The MIT Press 2008; US$ 54.99

    Experts analyze how mobile communication is changing daily life and local culture around the world, in both industrialized and developing countries. more...

  • Perpetual Contactby James E. Katz; Mark Aakhus

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 42.00

    This 2002 book studies the impact of the mobile phone on contemporary society. more...

  • Philosophy of Emerging Mediaby Juliet Floyd; James E. Katz

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 38.99

    This volume develops, broadens and sparks future philosophical discussion of emerging media and their ways of shaping and reshaping the habitus within which everyday lives are to be understood. Chapters address topics such as the ontology of digital objects and the metaphysics of emergence, technological and economic determinism, the role of everyday... more...

  • Mediating the Human Bodyby Leopoldina Fortunati; James E. Katz; Raimonda Riccini

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 37.38

    The ever-increasing integration of technology and the human body is attracting attention from religious, business, and political leaders around the world, and the topic promises to be a significant social issue in the 21st century. In Mediating the Human Body: Technology, Communication, and Fashion, editors Leopoldina Fortunati, James E. Katz, and... more...

  • The Internet and Health Communicationby Ronald E. Rice; James E. Katz

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 67.00

    With the popularity of the Internet, more and more people are turning to their computers for health information, advice, support and services. With its information based firmly on research, The Internet and Health Communication provides an in-depth analysis of the changes in human communication and health care resulting from the Internet revolution.... more...

  • The Social Media Presidentby James E. Katz; Michael Barris; Anshul Jain

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 32.00

    The proliferation of social media has altered the way that people interact with each other - leveling the channels of communication to allow an individual to be "friends" with a sitting president. In a world where a citizen can message Barack Obama directly, this book addresses the new channels of communication in politics, and what they offer. more...