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Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.75(w) x 9.75(h) x 1.00(d)|
Table of Contents1. Introduction: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities, and the Urban Condition Part One: Understanding Splintering Urbanism 2. Constructing the Modern Infrastructural Ideal: 1850-1960 3. The Collapse of the Integrated Ideal: The Modern Networked City in Crisis 4. Practices of Splintering Urbanism 5. The City as Socio-Technical Process: Theorizing Splintering Urbanism Part Two: Exploring the Splintering Metropolis 6. Social Landscapes of the Splintering Metropolis 7. "Glocal" Intrastructure and the Splintering of Urban Economies Part Three: Placing Splintering Urbanism 9. Conclusions: The Limits to Splintering Urbanism 10, Postscript: A Manifesto for a Progressive Networked Urbanism Bibliography Index