index
abc network, 113, 114, 130n5
Acacia Project, 141
accounting, 8, 61, 165
acquisitions, aggressive, 15
actions, embodied/situated, 63, 81–82,
84n11
Adelphia, 2
Adenauer, Conrad, 52
Adidas, 291
adolescents. See youth
Advisory Network on African Informa-
tion Strategies (ainsi), 141
Africa, 133–57; age-based societies in, 271;
associations/networks in, 149, 154, 157,
158–59n10; budgets in, state, 157–58n1;
child soldiers in, 139, 268, 273; cluster-
ing/collective production zones in,
153–55, 158–59n10; collaborative action
in, 154–55; credit/funding cooperatives
in, 141–42; decentralization in, 137, 157–
58n1; disconnection from social memo-
ries and, 134–35; education in, 273; emi-
gration from, 145; entrepreneurship in,
150–51, 153–54, 158–59n10; family rela-
tions in, 137–39, 151; frontier economies
in, 144; hunting armies in, 146; ict
introduced in, 14–15; informal sector
in, 149–51; kinship ties in, 137–39, 151;
migration within, 143–45, 148; old
economies of, 135–39; opportunism in,
146; polarization in cities in, 152; pov-
erty in/disintegration of cities in, 146,
147, 152–53; primary production/com-
modities in, 136, 148; regulatory institu-
tions/practices in, 150–51; religious
brotherhoods/fraternities in, 148–49;
rural vs. urban areas in, moral econo-
mies of, 145, 157; small businesses in,
153–54; smuggling/raiding in, 144, 148;
tailoring/clothes market in, 152; taxa-
tion in, 144, 157–58n1; the temporary
in, sense of, 154; unemployment in, 137;
vehicle repair businesses in, 159n10; vis-
ible/invisible in, 146; wealth accumula-
tion/loss in, 136–37; youth clubs/gangs
in, 147; youth’s alienation from familiar
in, 146–47
Africa, icts in: cell phone/Internet use
and, 151–52; change via, prospects for,
155–56; collaboration/communications
webs and, 155–56; comparative advan-
tage via, 156; development of, 133–34,
140–41, 158n4; fiber-optic cable use
and, 140; health/epidemiological infor-
mation shared via, 142; human rights
violations publicized via, 142; informa-
tion flows and, 142; Internet cafés used
by youth and, 143; Internet costs and,
142; Internet use’s scope and, 140; list-
serves and, 142; literacy/education
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