Cities in the Telecommunications Age: The Fracturing of Geographies
James O. Wheeler, Yuko Aoyama, Barney WarfISBN: 0415924421;
With penetrating insight into urban cyberspace and the challenges and implications for urban planning in the age of telecommunications, Cities in the Telecommunications Age brings together the latest research on how changes and innovations in the economic system are being fueled by networks of telecommunicators. The contributors provide illuminating case studies of how communications technologies have brought about the restructuring of cities, such as Atlanta, Phoenix, and Sunderland, England. Topics covered include: the geography of Internet real estate, the U.S. Telecommunications Act of 1996, commuting choices, and cellular telephone systems. Contributors include; Yuko Aoyama, David B. Audretsch, Lon Berquist, Christopher Bertaut, William Beyers, Stanley D. Brunn, Elizabeth K. Burns, Manuel Castells, Martin Dodge, Maryann P. Feldman, Andrew Gillespie, Stephen Graham, August E. Grant, Darrene Hackler, Nancey Green Leigh, Thomas R. Leinbach, Simon Marvin, Stephen McDowell,...
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