DOI: 10.24251/hicss.2018.270
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Abstract: The utilization of mobile phones is increasingly seen as a crucial means of reducing inequalities and ensuring people's inclusion in society. Yet, an understanding of the factors affecting the use of mobile phones remains inadequate. Drawing from Sen's capability approach and Bourdieu's theory of practice, the findings suggest that mobile phone use affords valuable capabilities to the users. However, the generation of these capabilities is contingent on power relations in the social field-between social struct…

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