Mobile Technologies of the City

1st Edition

Mimi Sheller, John Urry

Routledge
Published July 13, 2012
Reference - 208 Pages
ISBN 9780415655606 - CAT# Y144191
Series: Networked Cities Series

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Summary

Mobile communications technologies are taking off across the world, while urban transportation and surveillance systems are also being rebuilt and updated. Emergent practices of physical, informational and communicational mobility are reconfiguring patterns of movement, co-presence, social exclusion and security across many urban contexts. This book brings together a carefully selected group of innovative case studies of these mobile technologies of the city, tracing the emergence of both new socio-technical practices of the city and of a new theoretical paradigm for mobilities research.

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