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Transforming Place, Time and Person?: Mobile Telephones and Changing Moral Economies in the Western Pacific

Jolly, Margaret

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The chapters in this volume traverse the countries of Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Vanuatu and relate questions about the political economy and regulatory regimes of companies like Digicel and Vodafone in these three states to the embodied experiences of consumers: young and old, rural and urban, female and male. They are consummately connected (excuse the bad pun). I will focus on three dimensions of this connection by looking at the way in which these chapters reveal how mobile phones have...[Show more]

dc.contributor.authorJolly, Margaret
dc.contributor.editorRobert Foster
dc.contributor.editorHeather Horst
dc.date.accessioned2020-12-20T20:58:43Z
dc.date.available2020-12-20T20:58:43Z
dc.identifier.isbn9781760462086
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/218690
dc.description.abstractThe chapters in this volume traverse the countries of Papua New Guinea, Fiji and Vanuatu and relate questions about the political economy and regulatory regimes of companies like Digicel and Vodafone in these three states to the embodied experiences of consumers: young and old, rural and urban, female and male. They are consummately connected (excuse the bad pun). I will focus on three dimensions of this connection by looking at the way in which these chapters reveal how mobile phones have transformed the experience of place, time and person, and how they are situated in changing moral economies.
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.language.isoen_AU
dc.publisherANU Press
dc.relation.ispartofThe Moral Economy of Mobile Phones in the Pacific
dc.relation.isversionof1 Edition
dc.titleTransforming Place, Time and Person?: Mobile Telephones and Changing Moral Economies in the Western Pacific
dc.typeBook chapter
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.description.refereedYes
dc.date.issued2018
local.identifier.absfor160104 - Social and Cultural Anthropology
local.identifier.ariespublicationu5582616xPUB62
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationJolly, Margaret, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage139
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage148
local.identifier.doi10.22459/MEMP.05.2018.08
local.identifier.absseo950201 - Communication Across Languages and Culture
dc.date.updated2020-11-23T12:00:09Z
local.bibliographicCitation.placeofpublicationANU
CollectionsANU Research Publications

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