Book Review: The Global Smartphone: Beyond a Youth Technology


  • Paro Mishra Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi




Author Biography

Paro Mishra, Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi

Assistant Professor (Social Anthropology)

Department of Social Sciences and Humanities


Katz, James Everett and Mark A. Aakhus, eds. 2002. Perpetual Contact: Mobile Communication, Private Talk, Public Performance. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press. https://doi. org/10.1017/CBO9780511489471.

Lamb, Sarah, ed. 2017. Successful Aging as a Contemporary Obsession: Global Perspectives. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.

Madianou, Mirca. 2012. “Migration and the Accentuated Ambivalence of Motherhood: The Role of ICTs in Filipino Transnational Families.” Global Networks 12(3): 277–295.

Miller, Daniel, Elisabetta Costa, Nell Haynes, Tom McDonald, Razvan Nicolescu, Jolynna Sinanan, Juliano Spyer, Shriram Venkatraman, and Xinyuan Wang. 2016. How the World Changed Social Media. London: UCL Press.

Shah, Alpa, Jens Lerche, Richard Axelby, Dalel Benbabaali, Brendan Donegan, Jayaseelan Raj, and Vikramaditya Thakur. 2018. Ground Down by Growth. Tribe, Caste, Class and Inequality in Twenty-First-Century India. London: Pluto Press.

Sun, Yao, Margaret L. McLaughlin, and Michael J. Cody. 2016. “Using the Smartphone to Support Successful Aging: Technology Acceptance with Selective Optimization and Compensation Among Older Adults.” In Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population. Design for Aging, edited by Jia Zhou and Gavriel Salvendy, 490-500. Cham: Springer.






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