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256 Pages | 20 figures

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780197524848

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(Im)mobile Homes

Family Life at a Distance in the Age of Mobile Media

Earvin Charles B. Cabalquinto

Studies in Mobile Communication

  • Introduces the term "(Im)mobile home" to examine the mobile practices of transnational Flipino families
  • Highlights the use of smartphones, social media, and mobile applications for transnational families in various contexts, including crisis management
  • Draws on rich ethnographic study and moving stories from Filipino families abroad