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Mobile phones and inexorable advance of multimodal connectedness

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The aim of this article is to put mobile phones and uses of other new media into the broader context of cross-cultural comparison. The article focuses on two countries (Sweden and the USA) and on leisure and sociability. A problem with studies narrowly focusing on mobile phones is that the mobile's uses cannot easily be separated from uses of other information and communication technologies (ICTs), as when ICTs compete for time spent or when key functions such as maintaining relationships are...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/1461444809355114

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Oxford Internet Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
New Media & Society Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
75-90
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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EISSN:
1461-7315
ISSN:
1461-4448
URN:
uuid:b886cf15-183e-4a63-8ad0-a9b0b1473956
Local pid:
ora:3803

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