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The mobile phone craze: a chapter in the Mozambican “success story”?

Alternative title:
La fievre des telephones portables: un chapitre de la "success story" Mozambicaine?
Abstract:

This article explores the relationship between Mozambique’s so-called “success story” and the rapid spread of mobile phones in recent years, in an attempt to shed light on the dynamics of transformation underway in the country, namely growing disparity and changing patterns of accumulation and redistribution. Drawing on research conducted in Inhambane, Southern Mozambique, it examines some of the implications telecommunication is having on sociality and argues that mobile phone practices n...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SAME
Sub department:
Social & Cultural Anthropology
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Publisher:
Éditions Karthala Publisher's website
Journal:
Politique africaine Journal website
Volume:
117
Pages:
83-105
Publication date:
2010-03-01
ISSN:
0244-7827
Language:
French
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Deposit date:
2014-02-03

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