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Cities in the Telecommunications Age

The Fracturing of Geographies

Edited by James O. Wheeler, Yuko Aoyama, Barney L. Warf

© 2000 – Routledge

360 pages

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Paperback: 9780415924429
pub: 1999-12-22
Hardback: 9780415924412
pub: 2000-02-04

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First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"By any measure, Cities in the Telecommunications Age is a landmark contribution to urban studies. This outstanding collection by cutting-edge researchers offers the most comprehensive and sophisticated interpretation to date of the economic and social transformations that are reshaping urban spatial organization." -- Peter O. Muller, Professor of Geography, University of Miami

"These essays, authored by a group of prominent senior scholars and promising young researchers, are both insightful and stimulating. I expect this timely book to become an important reference for students and researchers in geography and in city and regional planning." -- Qing Shen, Associate Professor, Department of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Cities in the Telecommunications Age presents a very wide-ranging and balanced scope on cities and telecommunications. Refreshingly, it includes empirical studies on various related aspects. The book is a must for scholars focusing on cities in pertinent disciplines, as well as students of telecommunications in the social sciences." -- Aharon Kellerman, Professor and Vice-President, University of Haifa

"Cities in the Telecommunications Age is a timely and important contribution to our understanding of a revolution with yet uncertain destinations. Experiences of cities in the United States and the United Kingdom and research findings in these countries offer informed comparisons and guideposts to human futures at the dawn of a new century." -- Donald G. Janelle, Professor Emeritus, Department of Geography, University of Western Ontario

About the Editors

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General