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Urban platforms and the future city : transformations in infrastructure, governance, knowledge production and everyday life / edited by Mike Hodson, Julia Kasmire, Andrew McMeekin, John G. Stehlin and Kevin Ward.

Contributor(s): Hodson, Mike [editor.] | Kasmire, Julia [editor.] | McMeekin, Andrew [editor.] | Stehlin, John G [editor.] | Ward, Kevin [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2021Copyright date: © 2021Edition: First Edition.Description: xix, 271 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780367334192 (pbk.).Subject(s): City planning -- Environmental aspects | Sustainable urban development | Urban policyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Urban platforms and the future cityDDC classification: 307.1216 HOD
Partial contents:
Introduction / Mike Hodson, Julia Kasmire, Andrew McMeekin, John G. Stehlin and Kevin Ward -- Part 1. What kind of urban infrastructure are platforms? -- Part 2. Do platforms represent a new model of urban governance? -- Part 3. What kinds of urban knowledge are generated, legitimized, and valued through platforms? -- Part 4. How are platforms re-shaping everyday urban experiences?
Summary: "This title takes the broadest possible scope to interrogate the emergence of "platform urbanism", examining how it transforms urban infrastructure, governance, knowledge production, and everyday life, and brings together leading scholars and early-career researchers from across five continents and multiple disciplines. It will be invaluable to students and academics in anthropology, geography, innovation studies, politics, public policy, sociology, and urban studies, as well as city and regional planners, policymakers, and third-sector researchers in citizen engagement, industrial strategy, regeneration, sustainable development, and transport"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Mike Hodson, Julia Kasmire, Andrew McMeekin, John G. Stehlin and Kevin Ward -- Part 1. What kind of urban infrastructure are platforms? -- Part 2. Do platforms represent a new model of urban governance? -- Part 3. What kinds of urban knowledge are generated, legitimized, and valued through platforms? -- Part 4. How are platforms re-shaping everyday urban experiences?

"This title takes the broadest possible scope to interrogate the emergence of "platform urbanism", examining how it transforms urban infrastructure, governance, knowledge production, and everyday life, and brings together leading scholars and early-career researchers from across five continents and multiple disciplines. It will be invaluable to students and academics in anthropology, geography, innovation studies, politics, public policy, sociology, and urban studies, as well as city and regional planners, policymakers, and third-sector researchers in citizen engagement, industrial strategy, regeneration, sustainable development, and transport"--

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