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What Do Science, Technology, and Innovation Mean From Africa?

edited by Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
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Book
Published
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
Language
English
ISBN
9780262533904, 0262533901, 9780262035835, 0262035839
Contents
  • Introduction: What do science, technology, and innovation mean from Africa? / Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
  • 1. Place of science and technology in our lives : making sense of possibilities / D.A. Masolo
  • 2. Language of science, technology, and innovation : a chimurenga way of seeing from dzimbahwe / Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
  • 3. Metalworker, the potter, and the pre-European African "laboratory" / Shadreck Chirikure
  • 4. Plants of bondage, limbo plants, and liberation flora : diasporic reflections for STS in Africa and Africa in STS / Geri Augusto
  • 5. Smartness from below : variations on technology and creativity in contemporary Kinshasa / Katrien Pype
  • 6. On the politics of generative justice : African traditions and maker communities / Ron Eglash and Ellen K. Foster
  • 7. Making mobiles African / Toluwalogo Odumosu
  • 8. Innovation for development : Africa / Garrick E. Louis, Neda Nazemi, and Scott Remer
  • 9. Science, technology, and innovation in Africa : conceptualizations, relevance and policy directions / Chux Daniels.
Description
xiv, 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-224) and index.
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