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Technocities [electronic resource] / edited by John Downey and Jim McGuigan.

Publication:
London : SAGE, 1999.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (225 p.)
Subjects:
Cities and towns -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Telecommunication -- Social aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Technocities explores the many fascinating and urgent issues involved with information and communication technologies. Topics include: urban cyberspace planning, women, gender and the Internet, and images of technological inferno and utopia.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; PART 1 - DEBATES; 1 Towards Urban Cyberspace Planning: Grounding the Global through Urban Telematics Policy and Planning; 2 Foreclosing on the City? The Bad Idea of Virtual Urbanism; 3 Information and Communications Technologies: Luddism Revisited; PART 2 - TEXTURES; 4 Fishing with False Teeth: Women, Gender and the Internet; 5 The Ideal City and the Virtual Hive: Modernism and Emergent Order in Computer Culture; PART 3 - TERRITORIES; 6 XS 4 All? 'Information Society' Policy and Practice in the European Union
7 Beyond Infrastructure: Europe, the USA, and Canada on the Information Highway8 Technocities and Development: Images of Inferno and Utopia; PART 4 - PERSPECTIVES; 9 Designs on the City: Urban Experience in the Age of Electronic Reproduction; 10 New Technologies: Technocities and the Prospects for Democratization; Afterword: Back to the Future?; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Downey, John.
McGuigan, Jim.
ISBN:
1-4462-7999-5
1-84787-687-0
1-281-79471-6
9786611794712
OCLC:
476177431
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