Leopoldina Fortunati


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Leopoldina Fortunati is Professor of Sociology of Communication at the Faculty of Education of the University of Udine. She has conducted several research in the field of gender studies, cultural processes and communication and information technologies. She is the author of many books and is the editor with J. Katz and R. Riccini of Mediating the Human Body. Technology, Communication and Fashion (2003), with P. Law and S. Yang of New Technologies in Global Societies (2006) and with Jane Vincent of Electronic Emotion. The Mediation of Emotion via Information and Communication Technologies (2009). She is very active at European level especially in COST networks and is the Italian representative in the COST Domain Committee (ISCH, Individuals, Societies, Cultures and Health). She is associate editor of the journal The Information Society and serves as referee for many outstanding journals. She is the co-chair with Richard Ling of the International Association "The Society for the Social Study of Mobile Communication" (SSSMC) which intends to facilitate the international advancement of cross-disciplinary mobile communication studies. Her works have been published in eleven languages: Bulgarian, Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Slovenian, Spanish.

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Fortunati, Leopoldina, Manganelli, Anna Maria (2008): The social representation of telecommunications. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 12 (6) pp. 479. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00779-008-0199-y

Fortunati, Leopoldina (2006): User Design and the Democratization of the Mobile Phone. In First Monday, 11 (0) pp. . http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/1615

Fortunati, Leopoldina (2001): The Mobile Phone: An Identity on the Move. In Personal and Ubiquitous Computing, 5 (2) pp. 85-98. http://springerlink.metapress.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&issn=1617-4917&volume=5&issue=2&spage=85

Fortunati, Leopoldina, Katz, James E., Riccini, Raimonda (2003): Mediating the Human Body: Technology, Communication, and Fashion, Routledge,