This study describes the cultural discourses in the communication and meta-communication among Finns about the mobile phone. The overall task at hand was to find out how mobile phone communication is described and discussed in speech and writing about mobile phoning, and what the underlying premises are in play on communication, personhood and social relations in these descriptions. Mobile phone communication was approached from the theoretical and philosophical perspective of ethnography of communication, and from cultural discourse analysis in particular. The analyses were conducted through the main theoretical constructs of terms for talk, myths, positioning, and the discursive force of norms.Retrieved March 29, 2007 Compared to the previous year, the number of fixed landline telephone calls decreased by 28%, ... The number of mobile phone calls increased by 6%, the number of sent text- message increased by 22%, and theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Finnish Cultural Discourses about the Mobile Phone Communication|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|