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Mobile Technologies of the City

Mobile Technologies of the City

1st Edition

Mimi Sheller, John Urry
July 13, 2012

Mobile communications technologies are taking off across the world, while urban transportation and surveillance systems are also being rebuilt and updated. Emergent practices of physical, informational and communicational mobility are reconfiguring patterns of movement, co-presence, social ...

Personal Mobilities

Personal Mobilities

1st Edition

Aharon Kellerman
July 13, 2012

Living in a contemporary developed society means having access to a myriad of ways to communicate. One can either use public or private transport to meet others and talk face to face, or use a variety of communication networks, like mobile or fixed telephones or the internet, to travel virtually. ...

The Network Society A New Context for Planning

The Network Society A New Context for Planning

1st Edition

Louis Albrechts, Seymour Mandelbaum
October 19, 2005

In a clear and rewarding style, Albrechts and Mandelbaum consider the challenges that the new paradigm of the Network Society creates for Urban and Regional Planning. Chapters grouped into five themes discuss theoretical and practical perspectives on the contemporary organization of social, ...

Urban and Regional Technology Planning Planning Practice in the Global Knowledge Economy

Urban and Regional Technology Planning Planning Practice in the Global Knowledge Economy

1st Edition

Kenneth E. Corey, Mark Wilson
May 08, 2006

Part of the popular Networked Cities series, Urban and Regional Technology Planning focuses on the practice of relational planning and the stimulation of local city-regional scale development planning in the context of the global knowledge economy and network society. Designed to offer scholars, ...

Sustaining Urban Networks The Social Diffusion of Large Technical Systems

Sustaining Urban Networks The Social Diffusion of Large Technical Systems

1st Edition

Olivier Coutard, Richard Hanley, Rae Zimmerman
December 09, 2004

Considering sustainability in its economic, environmental and social contexts, the contributors take stock of previous research on large technical systems and discuss their sustainability from three main perspectives: uses, cities, and rules and institutions....

Digital Infrastructures Enabling Civil and Environmental Systems through Information Technology

Digital Infrastructures Enabling Civil and Environmental Systems through Information Technology

1st Edition

Thomas Horan, Rae Zimmerman
September 02, 2004

An invisible network of digital technology systems underlies the highly visible networks of roads, waterways, satellites, and power-lines. Increasingly, these systems are becoming the "infrastructure's infrastructure," providing a crucial array of data on network demand, performance, reliability, ...

Moving People, Goods and Information in the 21st Century The Cutting-Edge Infrastructures of Networked Cities

Moving People, Goods and Information in the 21st Century The Cutting-Edge Infrastructures of Networked Cities

1st Edition

Richard Hanley
December 18, 2003

Globalisation and technological innovation have changed the way people, goods, and information move through and about cities. To remain, or become, economically and environmentally sustainable, cities and their regions must adapt to these changes by creating cutting-edge infrastructures that ...

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