Handbook of Research on Human Social Interaction in the Age of Mobile Devices

Handbook of Research on Human Social Interaction in the Age of Mobile Devices

Xiaoge Xu (Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana)
Release Date: June, 2016|Copyright: © 2016 |Pages: 548
ISBN13: 9781522504696|ISBN10: 1522504699|EISBN13: 9781522504702|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-0469-6

Description

Digital innovations, such as mobile technologies, have had a significant impact on the way people relate to one another, as well as the way they obtain and distribute information. As mobile devices continue to evolve, it has become easier to socialize; however, these mobile advancements have also made certain aspects of interaction more complex.

The Handbook of Research on Human Social Interaction in the Age of Mobile Devices features an interdisciplinary perspective on mobile innovations and the use of this technology in daily life. Investigating the successes, issues, and challenges of the utilization of mobile technology, this handbook of research is a comprehensive reference source for professionals, educators, policymakers, and students interested in the impact these devices have on digital interaction, media, and communication.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Government Interaction
  • Journalism and Mobility
  • Mobile Learning
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Politics
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Youth Socialization

Reviews and Testimonials

Editor Xiaoge Xu offers a collection of academic essays focused on the impacts of digital innovations and mobile technologies on human social interactions in a variety of contexts. The selections focus on government interaction, youth socialization, social media, public relations, journalism and mobility, mobile marketing, politics, mobile learning, and a wide variety of other related subjects.

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Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Xiaoge Xu, Ph.D, Professor of Mobile Studies, is Head of Department, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana, Founder of Mobile Studies International and MOBILE518, Singapore.

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