The Digital City and Mediated Urban Ecologies (Hardcover)

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Description


This book examines the phenomenon of the "digital city" in the US by looking at three case studies: New York City, San Antonio, and Seattle. Kristin Scott considers how digital technologies are increasingly built into the logic and organization of urban spaces and argues that while each city articulates ideals such as those of open democracy, civic engagement, efficient governance, and enhanced security, competing capitalist interests attached to many of these digital technological programs make the "digital city" problematic.

About the Author


Kristin Scott is Senior Lecturer in the Communications Department at Simmons College, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9783319391724
ISBN-10: 3319391720
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: November 8th, 2016
Pages: 189
Language: English