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Published: 24 July 2017

248 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190634988

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Haunting Hands

Mobile Media Practices and Loss

Kathleen M. Cumiskey and Larissa Hjorth

Studies in Mobile Communication

  • Draws on cross-cultural case studies of mobile media use in and around personal and public rituals of mourning
  • Diverse examples and case studies include how performance artists use mobile media to consolidate a sense of community and belonging after a public trauma or natural disaster
  • Brings together cultural studies and psychological approaches to explore the nascent but highly important field of mobile media practices in and around loss