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What do science, technology, and innovation mean from Africa? / edited by Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga.

Publication:
Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 241 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Technology -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Science -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects -- Africa.
Creative ability in technology -- Africa.
Industrial policy -- Africa.
Africa -- Social life and customs.
Creative ability in technology.
Industrial policy.
Manners and customs
Science -- Social aspects.
Technological innovations -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Africa.
Contents:
Introduction: What do science, technology, and innovation mean from Africa? / Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
1. The place of science and technology in our lives : making sense of possibilities / D.A. Masolo
2. The language of science, technology, and innovation : a chimurenga way of seeing from dzimbahwe / Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
3. The 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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Mavhunga, Clapperton Chakanetsa, 1972- editor, author.
ISBN:
9780262533904
0262533901
9780262035835
0262035839
OCLC:
956583819
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