Displacing Place: Mobile Communication in the Twenty-first Century addresses the invative, unanticipated, and far-reaching ways that mobile information and communication techlogies (ICTs) are altering how we work, play, and relate to one ather. This extraordinary collection of new essays by leading scholars and professionals from a range of disciplines reveals the effects, implications, and future of mobile communication in a reader-friendly balance of theoretical and empirical chapters. Displacing Place is a vital book for students, scholars, professionals, and all readers interested in social and techlogical trends in the twenty-first century.
The Editor: Sharon Kleinman is Professor of Communications at Quinnipiac University. Her research focuses on the history and social implications of communication technologies and on issues concerning online and place-based communities. She holds a B.A. in English and American literature from Brandeis University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in communication from Cornell University.