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The Resource Invisible Users : Youth in the Internet Cafés of Urban Ghana, Jenna Burrell

Invisible Users : Youth in the Internet Cafés of Urban Ghana, Jenna Burrell

Label
Invisible Users : Youth in the Internet Cafés of Urban Ghana
Title
Invisible Users
Title remainder
Youth in the Internet Cafés of Urban Ghana
Statement of responsibility
Jenna Burrell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This title provides an account of how young people in Ghana's capital city adopt and adapt digital technology in the margins of the global economy. The book captures the flexibility of technology by users in the margins but also highlights how their invisibility puts limits on their full inclusion into a global network society
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burrell, Jenna
Dewey number
004.67/8083509667
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ799.2.I5
LC item number
B87 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Acting with technology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Internet and teenagers
  • Cybercafes
  • Technology and youth
  • Online social networks
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • COMPUTERS
  • Cybercafes
  • Internet and teenagers
  • Online social networks
  • Technology and youth
  • Ghana
  • Electronic books
Label
Invisible Users : Youth in the Internet Cafés of Urban Ghana, Jenna Burrell
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/9780262017367.001.0001
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Youth and the indeterminate space of the Internet cafe -- 3. Ghanaians online and the innovation of 419 scams -- 5. Rumor and the morality of the Internet -- 5. Practical metaphysics and the efficacy of the Internet -- 6. Linking the Internet to development at the world summit -- 7. The import of secondhand computers and the dilemma of electronic waste -- 8. Becoming visible
Control code
ocn793520535
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 236 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262301459
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt58f46r
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o793520535
  • (OCoLC)793520535
Label
Invisible Users : Youth in the Internet Cafés of Urban Ghana, Jenna Burrell
Link
http://dx.doi.org/10.7551/mitpress/9780262017367.001.0001
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Youth and the indeterminate space of the Internet cafe -- 3. Ghanaians online and the innovation of 419 scams -- 5. Rumor and the morality of the Internet -- 5. Practical metaphysics and the efficacy of the Internet -- 6. Linking the Internet to development at the world summit -- 7. The import of secondhand computers and the dilemma of electronic waste -- 8. Becoming visible
Control code
ocn793520535
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 236 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780262301459
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt58f46r
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o793520535
  • (OCoLC)793520535

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