Cities in the Telecommunications Age: The Fracturing of Geographies

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Psychology Press, 2000 - Architecture - 350 pages
Offering insights into the challenges and implications for urban planning in the age of telecommunications, this work assembles recent research on how changes and innovations in the economic system are being fuelled by networks of telecommunicators.
 

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Contents

GRASSROOTING THE SPACE OF FLOWS
18
How TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS
31
WHERE ON EARTH IS THE INTERNET2
42
THE BODY in CYBERSPACE
54
TELEcommunications in FRAstructure
71
GLOBALIZATION LOCAL GOVERNANCE
112
From dirt Road To information superHighwAY
143
IMPActs of telecommunications
161
THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REVOLUTION
181
MILIEU PREFERENCEs AMONG HIGHTECHNOLOGY COMPANIES
219
Case studies of the EFFECT
249
TELEcoMMunications
302
About the Contributors
333
Index
341
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James O. Wheeler is the Merle Prunty Professor of Geography at the University of Georgia.Yuko Aoyamais Assistant Professor of Geography at the University of Georgia. Barney Warf is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at Florida State University.

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