High-tech urban spaces : Asian and European perspectives / edited by C. Ramachandraiah, A.C.M. van Westen, Sheela Prasad. - New Delhi : Manohar Publishers & Distributors, 2008. - 393 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.


Includes bibliographical references.

Machine derived contents note: PART I: PERSPECTIVES ON HIGH-TECH SPACES 1. Introduction: High-Tech Urban Spaces in Perspective C Ramachandraiah, A.CM van Westen and
Sheela Prasad 25 2. Geography of High-Tech Spaces: Some Reflections Doreen Massey 53 PART II: EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES 3. Campus, Coffee and Creativity: The Development of the University of Twente Towards a Regional Knowledge Park Gert-Jan Hospers and Sjoerd van Tongeren 71
4. The Urban Contradictions of Delft as a Knowledge-based City
Ana Maria Ferndndez-Maldonado 89 5. From Dirigiste to Interactive Innovation Systems: Three Paths to Technopolitan Development in France Ludovic Halbert 115 PART III: SOUTH-EAST ASIAN PERSPECTIVES 6. From Daedeok to Teheran-ro: The Genesis and Development of New Industrial Spaces in South Korea Robert Hassink and Dong-Ho Shin 149 7. Remaking the Economy and High-Tech Spaces in Singapore: A Consideration of one-north Leo van Grunsven 173 8. From Export Processing Zones to Industrial Clusters: Growth Synergies in the Electronics Industry in Malaysia Rajah Rasiah 201 PART IV: INDIAN PERSPECTIVES 9. Globalization and ICT Clusters in Bangalore (India) and Nanjing (China): The Potential of the ICT
Sector and its Spatial Implications Meine Pieter van Dijk 233
10. Dynamics of High-Tech Urban Spaces: Lessons from IT Sector Expansion in the National Capital Region, India Shipra Maitra 259 11. The Makeover of Hyderabad: Is it the 'Model' IT City? C. Ramachandraiah and Sheela Prasad 293 12. Urban Reform and Shaping Politics: Contextualizing Bangalore's IT Corridor Asha Ghosh 319 13. Dynamics of High-Tech Zones in Pune: Emerging Trends and Impacts Darshini Mahadevia and Appeeji Parasher 341 14. High-Tech Development in the Kolkata Metropolitan Area: Spatial Dynamics and Impacts Annapurna Shaw 367.

Contributed articles presented at an international seminar in Hyderabad during 6-8 Feb. 2006 jointly moderated by CESS, University of Hyderabad and Urban & Regional Research Centre of Utrecht University on the techno-parks and ICT-related infrastructure townships developed in the region.

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