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Digital lives in the global city : contesting infrastructures

Digital lives in the global city : contesting infrastructures

Author: Deborah Cowen; Alexis Mitchell; Emily Paradis; Brett Story
Publisher: Vancouver UBC Press [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Digital technologies have changed the world, transforming how, where, and when we communicate, love, learn, re/create, produce, distribute, and consume. Digital infrastructures connect people and places across vast distances, yet they also extend the working day into personal time and space, increase the power of financial institutions, and enhance state and corporate surveillance capacities. Digital Lives in the  Read more...
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All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Cowen; Alexis Mitchell; Emily Paradis; Brett Story
ISBN: 9780774862387 0774862386
OCLC Number: 1232517209
Description: xvii, 289 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten
Contents: Foreword: The Towers in the World, the World in the Towers / Katerina CizekForeword: When Localities Go Global / Saskia SassenIntroduction / Deborah Cowen, Alexis Mitchell, Emily Paradis, Brett StoryTorontoDigital Debt in a Precarious City / Emily Paradis, Heather FriseToronto's Unsecure(d) Urban Debtscape / Alan WalksAutomating Social Inequality / Krystle MakiACORN's Campaign for Affordable Access / Judy Duncan, ACORNTransmutations / Nehal El-HadiSecurity and SurveillanceDigital Borders and Urban Worlds/ Stephen Graham Audre Lorde's File and June Jordan's Skyrise / Simone BrownePolicing the Future(s) / R. Josh Scannell Policing Borders through Sound / Anja Kanngieser Big Data Meet Location Monitoring / James Kilgore Digital Apartheid / Visualizing ImpactMumbaiMumbai Rising, Buildings Falling / Emily Paradis, Brett Story, Deborah CowenOn "Market-Friendly" Planning in Mumbai / Hussain Indorewala, Shweta WaghKashaf Siddique on Being Precariously Home in the Suburbs / Deborah Cowen, Kashaf SiddiqueDispatch from Mumbai / Deborah Cowen, Paramita Nath#WhyLoiter / Shilpa Phadke, Sameera KhanShifting and Scripting Urban LivesHigh-Altitude Protests and Necropolitical Digits / Ju Hui Judy HanTerabytes of Love / Indu Vashist The Most Hated Woman in Israel / Shaka McGlotten DIY WI-FI / Heather Frise Network Dislocations / Nicole Starosielski SingaporeThe Labour of Global City Building / Alexis Mitchell, Deborah CowenSkyline of Dreams / Grace BaeySunny Island Set in the Sea / Charmaine ChuaSingapore as "Best Home" / Natalie OswinNot Another Cinderella Story / Symon James-WilsonIndex
Responsibility: edited by Deborah Cowen, Alexis Mitchell, Emily Paradis, and Brett Story.


Digital Lives in the Global City asks how digital technologies are remaking urban life around the world, from migrant work in Singapore to digital debt in Toronto, illegal buildings in Mumbai, and  Read more...


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[Digital Lives in the Global City] is a highly engaging and thought provoking read and an important contribution to both academic and activist discussions. -- Casey R. Lynch, University of Nevada * Read more...

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