The Cybercities Reader (Routledge Urban Reader Series)

The Cybercities Reader (Routledge Urban Reader Series)


Providing the main complete, foreign and interdisciplinary research but of the relationships among towns, city existence and new technologies, this informative book accommodates distinctive discussions of cybercity heritage, idea, fiscal techniques, mobilities, actual types, social and cultural worlds, electronic divides, public domain names, suggestions, politics and futures.

The book includes insurance of publish glossy technoculture, digital fact and the physique, international urban economies, city surveillance, e-commerce, teleworking, neighborhood informatics, electronic structure, city expertise innovations, and the function of towns and new applied sciences within the 'war on terrorism'.

The first interdisciplinary ebook to deal with the advanced interrelationships among the use and alertness of digital applied sciences and practices and methods of latest metropolitan existence, this key textual content adopts a uniquely overseas point of view. particular case experiences comprise 'virtual towns' in Amsterdam, net cabins in Lima, again workplaces in Jamaica, and 'smart' highways in Melbourne.

An first-class educating relief with half, part and person extract introductions, this impressive publication offers an updated photo of ways guidelines for towns and cyberspaces are being mixed around the world.

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