What is it about?
Living in a small village in rural Cameroon managing privacy is a challenge. All one needs to do is to raise ones voice then everyone will know what you are saying! What is remarkable is how much privacy villagers manage to preserve in these circumstances
Why is it important?
This is a completely offline case study that can stand as an important analogue to privacy debates in online environments.
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This page is a summary of: The Talk Goes Outside: Argument, Privacy and Power in Mambila Society Towards a Sociology of Embedded Praxis, Africa, November 2003, Cambridge University Press, DOI: 10.3366/afr.2003.73.4.606.
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