[Air-L] New book – Taipale, Wilska & Gilleard (eds.) Digital Technologies and Generational Identity: ICT Usage Across the Life Course

Taipale, Sakari sakari.taipale at jyu.fi
Wed Aug 9 09:54:45 PDT 2017

I am pleased to announce that our new book Digital Technologies and Generational Identity: ICT Usage Across the Life Course (Routledge, 2017) is out now.


Digital Technologies and Generational Identity: ICT Usage Across the Life Course

Edited by Sakari Taipale, Terhi-Anna Wilska  and Chrid Gilleard

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction (Sakari Taipale, Terhi-Anna Wilska and Chris Gilleard)

Section I: Historical, theoretical, and methodological perspectives

Chapter 2. The place of age in the digital revolution (Chris Gilleard)

Chapter 3. Generational analysis as a methodological approach to study mediatised social change (Göran Bolin)

Chapter 4. Generational analysis of people’s experience of ICTs (Leslie Haddon)

Section II: Family generations and ICT

Chapter 5. Mobile life of middle-aged employees: fragmented time and softer schedules (Mia Tammelin and Timo Anttila)

Chapter 6. Intergenerational solidarity and ICT usage: empirical insights from Finnish and Slovenian families (Sakari Taipale, Andraž Petrovčič and Vesna Dolničar)

Chapter 7. Gendering the mobile phone: a life course approach (Carla Ganito)

Chapter 8. How young people experience elderly people’s use of digital technologies in everyday life (Leopoldina Fortunati)

Chapter 9. ICTs and client trust in the care of old people in Finland (Helena Hirvonen)

Chapter 10. Mobile phone use and social generations in rural India (Sirpa Tenhunen)

Section III Consumption, lifestyles and markets

Chapter 11. Necessities to all? The role of ICTs in the everyday life of the middle-aged and elderly between 1999 and 2014 (Terhi-Anna Wilska and Sanna-Mari Kuoppamäki)

Chapter 12. A risk to privacy or a need for security? Digital domestic technologies in the lives of young adults and late middle-agers (Sanna-Mari Kuoppamäki, Outi Uusitalo and Tiina Kemppainen)

Chapter 13. Personality traits and computer use in midlife: leisure activities and work characteristics as mediators (Tiia Kekäläinen and Katja Kokko)

Chapter 14. Electronic emotions, age and the life course (Jane Vincent)

Chapter 15. Conclusions (Chris Gilleard, Terhi-Anna Wilska and Sakari Taipale)

Sakari Taipale, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor
Academy of Finland Research Fellow
Senior Lecturer of Social and Public Policy (LOA)

Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Opinkivi-building (Room 212.1)
P.O. Box 35
40014 University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Mobile (work) +358 40 0728 852

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