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.
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. Becomingvisible
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