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SMS uprising : mobile phone activism in Africa / edited by Sokari Ekine
Alternate Title Mobile phone activism in Africa
Cape Town, South Africa : Pambazuka Press, c2010
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HE9715.A35 S67 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cell phones -- Social aspects -- Africa
Cell phones -- Political aspects -- Africa
Wireless communication systems -- Social aspects -- Africa
Wireless communication systems -- Political aspects -- Africa
Social change -- Africa
Telecommunication -- Political aspects -- Africa
Physical Description xxii, 149 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Economics and power within the African telecommunications industry / Nathan Eagle -- Mobile activism in Africa: future trends and software developments / Christian Kreutz -- Social mobile: empowering the many or the few? / Ken Banks -- Mobiles in-a-box: developing a toolkit with grassroots human rights advocates / Tanya Notley and Becky Faith -- Fahamu: using cell phones in an activist campaign / Redante Asuncion-Reed -- The UmNyango project: using SMS for political participation in rural KwaZulu Natal / Anil Naidoo -- Kubatana in Zimbabwe: mobile phones for advocacy / Amanda Atwood -- Women in Uganda: mobile activism for networking and advocacy / Berna Ngolobe -- Mobile telephony: closing the gap / Christiana Charles-Iyoha -- Digitally networked technology in Kenya's 2007-08 post-election crisis / Joshua Goldstein and Juliana Rotich -- Using mobile phones for monitoring human rights violations in the DRC / Bukeni Waruzi
Alternate Author Ekine, Sokari

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