Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition

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Routledge, 2001 - Social Science - 479 pages
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Splintering Urbanism makes an international and interdisciplinary analysis of the complex interactions between infrastructure networks and urban spaces. It delivers a new and powerful way of understanding contemporary urban change, bringing together discussions about:
*globalization and the city
*technology and society
*urban space and urban networks
*infrastructure and the built environment
*developed, developing and post-communist worlds.
With a range of case studies, illustrations and boxed examples, from New York to Jakarta, Johannesberg to Manila and Sao Paolo to Melbourne, Splintering Urbanism demonstrates the latest social, urban and technological theories, which give us an understanding of our contemporary metropolis.

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Graham is a reader in the Centre of Urban Technology at Newcastle University's School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape.

Mike Hodson is Research Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Urban and Regional Futures (SURF), University of Salford, UK.

Simon Marvin is Professor and Co-Director of SURF.

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