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‘The world in your hands’: smartphones and women’s connectivity in Sudan

Steel, Griet (2015) ‘The world in your hands’: smartphones and women’s connectivity in Sudan. Parenting for a Digital Future (04 Nov 2015). Website.

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Griet Steel explores women’s digital connections in Sudan, where women’s physical mobility is very much restricted as a result of traditional gender norms. Griet explores the significance of smartphones in family relationships across physical distance and discusses the associated limitations and possibilities for empowerment. Griet is a cultural anthropologist and postdoctoral fellow at KU Leuven the who works on new technologies in urban Africa.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s) CC BY 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
L Education > L Education (General)
T Technology > T Technology (General)
Date Deposited: 10 May 2017 09:07
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2021 23:27

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