Side@Ways: mobile margins and the dynamics of communication in Africa

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Side@Ways: mobile margins and the dynamics of communication in Africa

Type: Book (monograph)
Title: Side@Ways: mobile margins and the dynamics of communication in Africa
Author: Bruijn, M.E. deNyamnjoh, F.Brinkman, I.
Journal Title: Langaa / ASC Series
Publisher: African Studies CentreandLangaa Publishers
Issue Date: 2013
Keywords: Africa
Cameroon
Chad
communication
Mali
migrants
mobile telephone
mobility
Senegal
South Africa
Sudan
mobile phone
history
Angola
migration
identity
Abstract: This edited volume focuses on mobile phone use in specific African communities, namely those that have a long history of mobility and are regarded as marginal in the national economic, social and/or political context. It was in such regions that the most intensive dynamics were expected to be seen following the introduction of the mobile phone. Contributions: Introduction: mobile margins and the dynamics of communication (Mirjam de Bruijn, Inge Brinkman and Francis Nyamnjoh); Mobilit‚ et moyens de communication au Gu‚ra (Chad) (Djimet Seli); La connexion des marges: marginalit‚ politique et technologie de d‚senclavement en Basse Casamance (Sud du S‚n‚gal) (Fatima Diallo); 'Angola my country, Cape Town my home': a young migrant's journey of social becoming and belonging (Imke Gooskens); Transnational migration and marginality: Nigerian migrants in anglophone Cameroon (Tangie Nsoh Fonchingong); Les femmes hadjaraye du Gu‚ra … l'‚cole de l'alphab‚tisation (Khalil Alio); From foot messengers to cell phones: communication in Kom, Cameroon, c. 1916-1998 (Walter Gam Nkwi); Grandeur ou misŠres des cabines t‚l‚phoniques priv‚es et publiques au Mali (Naffet Ke'ta); Informationandcommunication technology and its impact on transnational migration: the case of Senegalese boat migrants (Henrietta Nyamnjoh); Identities of place: mobile naming practices and social landscapes in Sudan (Siri Lamoureux). [ASC Leiden abstract]
Uri: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/28300
urn:isbn:9956-728-76-4
Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/1887/28300
 

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