New tech, new ties : how mobile communication is reshaping social cohesion /
How cell phones and mobile communication may in many cases strengthen social cohesion.
Cambridge, Mass. :
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Table of Contents:
- 1. Mobile communication and ritual interaction : the plumber's entrance
- 2. ICT and tension between social and individual impulses
- 3. Durkheim on ritual interaction and social cohesion
- 4. Goffman on ritual interaction in everyday life
- 5. Collins and ritual interaction chains
- 6. Ritual as a catalytic event
- 7. Co-present interaction and mobile communication
- 8. Mobile telephony and mediated ritual interaction
- 9. Bounded solidarity : mobile communication and cohesion in the familiar sphere
- 10. The recalibration of social cohesion.