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Mobile Technologies of the City.

Author: Mimi Sheller; John Urry
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis Ltd., 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mobile communications technologies and urban transportation and surveillance systems worldwide are evolving and developing. This book brings together a group of innovative case studies of these mobile technologies of the city, tracing the emergence of both socio-technical practices of the city and of a theoretical paradigm for mobilities research.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mimi Sheller; John Urry
ISBN: 9780203098882 0203098889 128050627X 9781280506277
OCLC Number: 437171572
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages)
Contents: Book Cover; Half Title; Series Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; 1. Introduction: Mobile Cities, Urban Mobilities; 2. The Linear City: Touring Vienna in the Nineteenth Century; 3. Between the Physical and the Virtual: Connected Mobilities?; 4. Urban Violence: Luxury in Made Space; 5. Bypassing and WAPing: Reconfiguring Timetables for 'Real-time' Mobility; 6. Reshaping Patterns of Mobility and Exclusion? The Impact of Virtual Mobility upon Accessibility, Mobility and Social Exclusion; 7. Twin Towers and Amoy Gardens: Mobilities, Risks and Choices. 8. From Cafe to Park Bench: Wi-Fi and Technological Overflows in the City9. ICTs and the Engineering of Encounters: A Case Study of the Development of a Mobile Game Based on the Geolocation of Terminals; 10. Permeable Boundaries in the Software-Sorted Society: Surveillance and Differentiations of Mobility; Index.

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Mobile communications technologies and urban transportation and surveillance systems worldwide are evolving and developing. This book brings together a group of innovative case studies of these mobile technologies of the city, tracing the emergence of both socio-technical practices of the city and of a theoretical paradigm for mobilities research.

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