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Invisible users youth in the Internet cafes of urban Ghana by Jenna Burrell

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Internet and teenagers,
  • Technology and youth,
  • Cybercafes,
  • Online social networks

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJenna Burrell
SeriesActing with technology
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ799.2.I5 .B87 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25061076M
ISBN 109780262017367
LC Control Number2011039761

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