December 13, 2013
From the earliest attempts to structure and organize human settlements in the image of divine, cosmic, or an ideal social order, the notion of urban design has deep historical roots. Down the ages, the design of cities has reflected edicts prescribed by the highest authorities, including priests,...
April 25, 2006
This impressive set provides a historical contextualization and up-to-date overview of ‘cyberculture’ – a term understood as the cultural perspective on new information and communications technologies. Presenting a comprehensive account of the evolution, current forms, uses and theories of...
Reiner Grundmann, Nico Stehr
June 23, 2005
Knowledge is of crucial, and growing importance in social, political and economic relations in modern society. The range and variety of available knowledge dramatically enlarges the available options of social action. This five volume collection brings together a broad array of contributions from...