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Cultural Economies of Locative Media

Rowan Wilken


Cultural Economies of Locative Media examines the manifold ways that location, location-awareness, and location data have all become familiar yet increasingly significant parts of our mobile-mediated experiences of everyday life. The book explores the complex of interrelationships that mutually define the new business models and economic factors that emerge around and structure locative media services, their diverse social uses and cultures of consumption, and their policy implications and impacts. It offers a detailed, in-depth account of how location-based services, such as GPS-enabled mobil ... More

Keywords: locative media, location-based service, mobile communication, smartphone, cultural economy, GPS

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190234911
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190234911.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rowan Wilken, author
Associate Professor of Media & Communication and Principal Research Fellow in the Digital Ethnography Research Centre, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University