Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Impersonal Intimacy: Habit and the Mobile Digital Device

Southerton, Clare


The growing presence of smartphones and other mobile digital devices, always within reach and already deeply embedded in everyday life, has been met with considerable anxiety. Concerns have been raised that we are perpetually distracted by our devices, alienated from the intimate relations that are proper to human sociability and that, consequently, social life as we know it is being irrevocably changed. Though often charged with distracting us from the social...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


File Description SizeFormat Image
Southerton Submission 2017-11-01.pdf1.43 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  23 August 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator