The Inside Text

Social, Cultural and Design Perspectives on SMS

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3059-8 (Print) 978-1-4020-3060-4 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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    Pages 1-6

    Inside Text: an introduction

  2. Text versus Talk

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      Pages 9-31

      Changing Cultures of Written Communication: Letter — E-mail — SMS

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      Pages 33-51

      Language in SMS — a socio-linguistic view

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      Pages 53-73

      Please reply! The replying norm in adolescent SMS communication

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      Pages 75-100

      Nascent Communication Genres within SMS and MMS

  3. Texting and the Moral Order of Place

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      Pages 103-126

      From Voice to Text: continuity and change in the use of mobile phones in France and Japan

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      Pages 127-145

      Intimate Connections: Contextualizing Japanese youth and mobile messaging

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      Pages 147-159

      The Breakthrough of Text Messaging in Finland

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      Pages 161-174

      SMS Use Among Deaf Teens and Young Adults in Norway

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      Pages 175-193

      Mobile Communications vis-à-vis Teen Emancipation, Peer Group Integration and Deviance

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      Pages 195-219

      Desire and Loathing in the Cyber Philippines

  4. Designers’ Text

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      Pages 223-236

      Usability Issues of Sending Text Messages

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      Pages 237-252

      Design for Richer Reachability: Mobile inspection in building maintenance

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      Pages 253-269

      Working Text: Texting Work

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      Pages 271-285

      Gift of the Gab

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      Pages 287-304

      Swarm: Text messaging designed to enhance social coordination

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      Pages 305-325

      Default Thinking: Why consumer products fail