Handbook on Geographies of Technology

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Barney Warf
Edward Elgar Publishing, 24 feb. 2017 - 512 pagina's

This Handbook offers an insightful and comprehensive overview from a geographic perspective of the numerous and varied technologies that are shaping the contemporary world. It shows how geography and technology are intimately linked by examining the origins, growth, and impacts of 27 different technologies and highlighting how they influence the structure and spatiality of society.

 

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geography technology society
1
PART I CONCEPTUAL ISSUES
15
2 Technological diffusion in local regional national and transnational settings
17
geographies of gendertechnology relations
36
an overview of Science and Technology Studies
50
PART II COMPUTATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES
63
5 Codespace and the challenge of software algorithms
65
core technologies key applications and major concerns
85
17 Geography of railroads
242
18 Ports and maritime technology
254
PART V ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES
267
insights from North America
269
socio hydrology and development paradigms of large dams
287
risks reputation and regulation
302
22 Geography of geothermal energy technologies
318
23 LEED buildings
336

7 Virtual realities analogies and technologies in geography
96
PART III COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES
111
nervous system of the global economy
113
9 The Internet as geographic technology
126
10 Tuning in to the geographies of radio
138
satellites and geography
148
12 The geography of mobile telephony
162
13 Streaming services and the changing global geography of television
178
PART IV TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGIES
193
14 Automobility in space and time
195
speed global connectivity and timespace convergence
211
16 Drones in human geography
231
24 The interaction of pipelines and geography in support of fuel markets
347
25 The evolution of solar energy technologies and supporting policies
362
PART VI MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES
389
26 Just in time and space
391
27 Robotics
402
28 The geography of nanotechnology
416
PART VII LIFE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES
431
commodifying life
433
30 Creating new geographies of health and health care through technology
443
31 Biometric technologies and the automation of identity and space
458
Index
471
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Edited by Barney Warf, Department of Geography, University of Kansas, US

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