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dc.contributor.authorTenhunen, Sirpa
dc.date.accessioned2019-07-08T09:26:29Z
dc.date.available2019-07-08T09:26:29Z
dc.date.issued2019
dc.identifier.citationTenhunen, S. (2019). Mobile media, gender, and power in rural India. <em>Human Technology</em>, 15 (2), 181-201. <a href="https://doi.org/10.17011/ht/urn.201906123155">doi:10.17011/ht/urn.201906123155</a>
dc.identifier.urihttps://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/65007
dc.description.abstractThis article traces the diffuse connections between mobility and power by exploring how mobile phone use contributed to gendered power relations in rural India. It is based on ethnographic fieldwork on the use of mobile phones, conducted periodically between 2005 and 2013 in the village of Janta in West Bengal, India, and compared to earlier fieldwork in Janta, before the village had any phone system. Analysis of the increased mobility reveals how mobile phone use emerges within interconnected, changing fields of power. The political sphere earlier perceived as predominantly local was replaced by translocal political practices characterized by increasing mobility. Although new political practices eroded women’s political participation in the village, mobile phone use made possible new forms of agency for women. The article contributes to the understanding of the unanticipated ways mobility and new media contribute to power and politics.en
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherJyväskylän Yliopisto
dc.relation.ispartofseriesHuman Technology
dc.rightsCC BY-NC 4.0
dc.subject.otherliikkuvuus
dc.subject.othermatkapuhelimet
dc.subject.othervalta
dc.subject.othersukupuoli
dc.subject.otherpolitiikka
dc.subject.otherIntia
dc.subject.othermobility
dc.subject.othermobile telephony
dc.subject.otherpower
dc.subject.othergender
dc.subject.otherIndia
dc.subject.otherpolitics
dc.titleMobile media, gender, and power in rural India
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnURN:NBN:fi:jyu-201906123155
dc.type.urihttp://purl.org/eprint/type/JournalArticle
dc.date.updated2019-07-08T09:26:29Z
dc.description.reviewstatuspeerReviewed
dc.format.pagerange181-201
dc.relation.issn1795-6889
dc.relation.numberinseries2
dc.relation.volume15
dc.type.versionpublishedVersion
dc.rights.copyright© 2019 Sirpa Tenhunen and the Open Science Centre, University of Jyväskylä
dc.rights.accesslevelopenAccessfi
dc.rights.urlhttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
dc.relation.doi10.17011/ht/urn.201906123155


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