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The Resource The great Indian phone book : how the cheap cell phone changes business, politics, and daily life, Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

The great Indian phone book : how the cheap cell phone changes business, politics, and daily life, Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey

Label
The great Indian phone book : how the cheap cell phone changes business, politics, and daily life
Title
The great Indian phone book
Title remainder
how the cheap cell phone changes business, politics, and daily life
Statement of responsibility
Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 2001, India had 4 million cell phone subscribers. Ten years later, that number had exploded to more than 750 million. Over just a decade, the mobile phone was transformed from a rare and unwieldy instrument to a palm-sized, affordable staple, taken for granted by poor fishermen in Kerala and affluent entrepreneurs in Mumbai alike. The Great Indian Phone Book investigates the social revolution ignited by what may be the most significant communications device in history, one which has disrupted more people and relationships than the printing press, wristwatch, automobile, or railways, though it has qualities of all four
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doron, Assa
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jeffrey, Robin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cell phones
  • Cell phones
  • India
  • Handy
  • Kommunikation
  • Alltagskultur
  • Soziokultureller Wandel
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklung
Label
The great Indian phone book : how the cheap cell phone changes business, politics, and daily life, Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: 'so uncanny and out of place' -- Controlling communication -- Celling India -- Missionaries of the mobile -- Mechanics of the mobile -- For business -- For politics -- For women and households -- For 'wrongdoing': 'waywardness' to terror -- Conclusion: 'it's the autonomy, stupid'
  • pt. 1. Controlling -- pt. 2. Connecting -- pt. 3. Consuming
Control code
812067691
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780674072688
Lccn
2012040090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 300, 505
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)812067691
Label
The great Indian phone book : how the cheap cell phone changes business, politics, and daily life, Assa Doron and Robin Jeffrey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction: 'so uncanny and out of place' -- Controlling communication -- Celling India -- Missionaries of the mobile -- Mechanics of the mobile -- For business -- For politics -- For women and households -- For 'wrongdoing': 'waywardness' to terror -- Conclusion: 'it's the autonomy, stupid'
  • pt. 1. Controlling -- pt. 2. Connecting -- pt. 3. Consuming
Control code
812067691
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxxii, 293 pages
Isbn
9780674072688
Lccn
2012040090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Master record variable field(s) change: 300, 505
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)812067691

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