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Communication Technologies in Latin America and Africa:
A multidisciplinary perspective

 

 

Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol

Adela Ros Híjar (editors)

 

 

 

Cover and contents (English & Catalan)

Introduction (English, Catalan)

 

 

Section 1. Shaping the economic sphere

 

Chapter 1: Mobile-based livelihood services in Africa: pilots and early deployments (English)

Jonathan Donner

 

Chapter 2: Mobile phones as a tool in the household production process Evidence from Puno, Peru (English)

Roxana Barrantes

 

Chapter 3: Mobile opportunities: Poverty and Mobile Telephony in Latin America and the Caribbean. The case of Mexico (English)

Judith Mariscal

 

Chapter 4: Broadband Internet access in developing countries: Universal service provision and pricing schemes (English)

Carlos Gutiérrez Hita and Juana Aznar Márquez

 

 

Section 2. Shaping communicative practices

 

Chapter 5: Managing the cost of mobile communication in Ghana (English)

Araba Sey

 

Chapter 6: Africa connects: Mobile communication and social change in the margins of African society. The example of the Bamenda Grassfields, Cameroon (English)

Mirjam de Bruijn

 

Chapter 7: From “lands at the end of the earth” to “lands of progress”? Communication and mobility in South-Eastern Angola (English)

Inge Brinkman and Silvia Alessi

 

Chapter 8: Imagined connectivity, poetic text-messaging and appropriation in Sudan (English)

Siri Lamoureaux

 

 

Section 3. Shaping migratory cultures

 

Chapter 9: Connectivity, Migration and Socio-Economic Development with a focus on the Maghreb (English)

Ivan Ureta

 

Chapter 10: ICTs in Senegal: between migration culture and socio-cultural and politico-economic positioning (English)

Aly Tandian

 

Chapter 11: Moving and mediating: a mobile view on sub-Saharan African migration towards Europe (English)

Joris Schapendonk

 

Chapter 12: ICT and codeveloppement between Catalonia and Senegal (French)

Papa Sow and Rosnert Ludovic Alissoutin

 

Chapter 13: Can the diaspora contribute to the development of their home countries? (English)

Ana M. González Ramos, Jörg Müller and Milagros Sáinz Ibáñez

 

 

Summing up (English, Catalan)

 

 

 

 

Recommended citation for each Chapter:

Author/s name/s (2009): Chapter title, in Fernández-Ardèvol, M., Ros, A. (eds.): Communication Technologies in Latin America and Africa: A multidisciplinary perspective, pp. initial page –final page. Barcelona, IN3. [Date of citation: dd/mm/yy]. http://in3.uoc.edu/web/IN3/communication-technologies-in-latin-america-and-africa/. ISBN 978-84-692-8402-5.