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Magic in the Air Mobile Communication and the Transformation of Social Life

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In this timely volume James E Katz a leading authority on social conseuences of communication technology analyzes the way new mobile telecommunications a leading authority on social conseuences of communication technology analyzes the way new mobile telecommunications daily life both in the United States and around the worldMagic in the Air is the most wide anging analysis of mobile communication to date Katz investigates the spectrum of social aspects of the cell phone's impact on society and the way social Forces Affect The Use affect the use and e configuration of the cell phone Surveying the mobile phone's current and emerging ole in daily life Katz finds that it provides many benefits for the .
Ser and that some of these benefits are subtle and even counter intuitive He also identifies ways the benefits are subtle and even counter intuitive He also identifies ways the phone has not been entirely positive After eviewing these he outlines some steps to ameliorate the mobile phone's negative effects Katz also discusses use and abuse of mobile phones in educational settings where he finds that their use is eroding students' participation in class even as it is helping them to cheat on
EXAMS AND CUT PARENTS NO LONGER 
and cut Parents no longer to their children having mobile phones in class in a Columbine and 911 era; instead they are pressing schools to ch. .
Ange their ules to students to have their phones available during class And mobile phone is by no means limited to students Katz finds that teachers are increasingly taking calls in the middle of class even interrupting their own lectures to answer what they claim are important callsIn keeping with the book's title Katz explores the often overlooked psychic and religious uses of the mobile phone an area that has only ecently uses of the mobile "phone an area that has only ecently to command scholarly interest Magic in the Air will be essential "an area that has only ecently to command scholarly interest Magic in the Air will be essential for communications specialists sociologists and social psychologis.