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“We Are Either Abused or Spoiled by It—It Is Difficult to Say”: Constructing Legitimacy for the Mobile Phone

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This chapter contains sections titled: “I Have to Have One because I Am a Director on Several Boards”: Early Mobile Ownership as a Status Indicator, “First Come the Show-Offs and after a While It Is OK”: Negative Mobile Telephony Narrations, “It Really Makes You Popular”: Positive Accounts of the Mobile Phone, Conclusion