Langmia, Kehbuma. Globalization and Cyberculture: An Afrocentric Perspective.

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This book argues for hybridity of Western and African cultures within cybercultural and subcultural forms of communication. Hence, the author suggest that when both Western and African cultures merge together through new forms of digital communication, marginalized populations in Africa are able to embrace communication, which could help in the socio-cultural and political development of the continent. On the other hand, the book also engages Richard McPhail's Electronic Colonization Theory in order to demonstrate how developing areas such as Africa experience a new form of imperialistic subjugation because of electronic and digital...

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