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Author Walton, Shireen Marion, 1986-

Title Ageing with smartphones in urban Italy: care and community in Milan and beyond / Shireen Walton.

Imprint London : UCL Press, 2021.

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Description 1 online resource (216 pages)
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Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Chapter summaries -- List of figures -- Series Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- Movement and mobilities -- Introduction to Milan -- Introduction to the fieldsite -- NoLo: what's in a name? -- Methodology: urban digital ethnography -- The approach -- The people -- Notes -- 2 Experiences of ageing: policies, perceptions and practices -- Introduction: (how) does age matter? -- Ageing actively in focus -- Ageing and care -- Care responsibilities -- Badanti (care workers)
Case di riposo, case di cura (retirement and care homes) -- Midlife and retirement: time, desire, freedom and money -- Time and freedom -- Money, time and financial precarity -- The bridge generation -- Conclusion: ageing at present -- Notes -- 3 Everyday life, activities and activisms -- Introduction -- Seasonal rhythms -- Individual rituals and routines -- Space and place -- Activities -- Being together online and offline -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 4 Social relations: social availability -- Introduction -- Kinships and social practices: traditional and contemporary perspectives
La famiglia (the family) -- Casa (house/home) -- Nonna (grandmother) -- Vivere da sola/o (living alone) -- Privacy and autonomy -- Public and private lives -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 5 Smartphones: constant companions -- Introduction -- Introductory portraits -- Local infrastructure and information -- Smartphone discourses -- Disinformation and misinformation -- Apps -- WhatsApp -- Talking without talking (parlare senza parlare) -- Audio messages -- Visual communication: memes and stickers -- Talking and expressing care -- Objects of everyday life -- Conclusion -- Notes
6 Health and care in digital times -- Introduction -- The national healthcare system in Italy and in Lombardy -- The development of digital health in Italy -- Health apps -- Self-sufficiency and digital technologies -- Care and communication -- Googling for health -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 7 Coming of age with smartphones -- Introduction -- Mahmood's victory -- Dina -- Dina and Noor -- Seconde generazioni and '2G' youth in Milan -- Digital connections and identities across borders -- Conclusion -- Notes -- 8 Life purpose: narratives of ageing -- Introduction -- Awareness and awakenings -- Ugo
Augustina -- Umberta -- Transnational mobilities and well-being -- Crises and contradiction -- Conclusion: the moving self and the smartphone -- The existential object -- Notes -- 9 Conclusion: threading together -- Introduction -- Being and becoming together -- Age(ing) and beyond -- Ageing with smartphones: a 'constant companion' for the contemporary world -- Conclusion: ageing together, differently -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Back Cover
Summary Ageing with Smartphones in Urban Italy explores ageing and technology amidst a backdrop of rapid global technological innovation, including mHealth (mobile health) and smart cities.
Subject Aging -- Social aspects -- Italy -- Milan.
Technology and older people -- Italy -- Milan.
Older people -- Care -- Technological innovations.
Smartphones -- Italy -- Milan.
Electronic books.
Vieillissement -- Aspect social -- Italie -- Milan.
Technologie et personnes âgées -- Italie -- Milan.
Personnes âgées -- Soins -- Innovations.
Téléphones intelligents -- Italie -- Milan.
Livres numériques.
e-books.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Aging -- Social aspects. (OCoLC)fst00800348
Smartphones. (OCoLC)fst01743652
Technology and older people. (OCoLC)fst01199789
Italy -- Milan. (OCoLC)fst01208698
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Walton, Shireen Ageing with Smartphones in Urban Italy London : UCL Press,c2021 9781787359734
ISBN 9781787359741
1787359743
9781787359710 (electronic bk.)
1787359719 (electronic bk.)
1787359727
9781787359727
1787359735
9781787359734
9781787359758 (PDF ebook)
1787359751
Standard No. AU@ 000069302170
UKMGB 020130618
AU@ 000069677001

 
    
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