Telecommunications and the City: Electronic Spaces, Urban Places

Telecommunications and the City: Electronic Spaces, Urban Places


Telecommunications and town offers the 1st severe and cutting-edge evaluation of the family among telecommunications and all features of urban improvement and management.
Drawing on quite a number theoretical ways and a large physique of contemporary study, the booklet addresses key educational and coverage debates approximately technological switch and the way forward for towns with a clean point of view. via this procedure, the advanced and an important alterations underway in towns within which telecommunications have principal value are mapped out and illustrated. Key components the place telecommunications impinge at the monetary, social, actual, enviromental and institutional improvement of towns are illustrated through the use of boxed extracts and wide selection of case examine examples from Europe, Japan and North America.
Rejecting the extremes of optimism and pessimism in present hype approximately towns and telecommunications, Telecommunications and town deals a worldly new viewpoint during which city-telecommunications family members may be understood.

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