The Effects of Western Technology on African Cultural Values

Abanyam, Noah Lumun
2013 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Africa depends on western technology without developing their own indigenous knowledge. This dependency status has enormous challenges since some of these western technologies are not congenial with African environment. This study was designed to ascertain the Effects of Western technology on African cultural values. Postmodernism was employed as a theoretical model in analyzing the study. The findings showed that western technology exposed young people to adult issues, hideous violence,
more » ... us violence, indecent dressing, immorality and build negative attitude that are contrary to African cultural values. It is recommended that Government should regulate the influx of western technology and promote the indigenous technology in order to protect African society from the adverse effects of the western technology.
doi:10.9790/0837-0842628 fatcat:7vsne6sgmbdknnjwmprdcgkfpm