Mobile communication society

“The mobile communication society: A cross-cultural analysis of available evidence on the social uses of wireless communication technology” is the title of a research report that offers an analytical overview of existing research on the social uses of wireless communication technology.

It seeks to provide a solid empirical basis for an informed discussion of the social uses and social effects of wireless in Europe, the Asian Pacific and the United States.

Major themes explored include the deep connection between wireless communication and the emergence of youth culture, the transformation of language by texting and multimodalty, the growing importance of wireless communication in socio-political mobilisation, and changes in the practice of time and space resulting from wireless communication.

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