9780415461443

The Social Fabric of the Networked City

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415461443

  • ISBN10:

    0415461448

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-07-25
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

This book is constructed around the work of Manuel Castells on the space of places, the space of flows and the networked city. Following an introduction by Castells in which he sets out the theoretical and empirical framework to be followed, the book will feature nine original contributions focusing on the transformation of the fabric of the networked city in terms of policies and social practices.

Table of Contents

Preface: The Networked City
The Social Fabric of the Networked Cityp. 1
Skating over Thin Icep. 17
Spatial Patterns and Social Inequality in Switzerland - Modern or Post-modern?p. 41
Public Space Management and Public Transport Quality - Vectors of Gentrification: Six Parisian Case Studiesp. 67
Architecture and Reflexivityp. 89
Building Development in the 19th Century: between Planning Procedures and Local Actionp. 109
Innovation in "Urbanism" Thinking: Spectrum and Limitp. 131
Urban planning in France in the 1960s: an affair of state (A state business?)p. 157
Planning, power, and policy change in the networked city: the politics of a new tramway in the city of Bernp. 169
Towards a Regulation of the Space of Flows via Environmental Conflicts: Airports and Airport Areas as Laboratories of Urban Sustainability?p. 189
Conclusion: The Revenge of Placesp. 213
About the authorsp. 221
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