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A fascinating and vital area of research, the geography of information describes the role of information as both economic and commercial product and its distribution and movement across boundaries of cyberspace and conventional geography. Written by a pioneer in telecommunications geography research, this prize winning title (AAG award 2003) applies information geography to the world of high-tech, examining the latest wrinkles in the Internet, Silicon Valley, mobile telephony, and other key areas. the first book to provide both a context for the geography of information and a critical overview…mehr

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A fascinating and vital area of research, the geography of information describes the role of information as both economic and commercial product and its distribution and movement across boundaries of cyberspace and conventional geography. Written by a pioneer in telecommunications geography research, this prize winning title (AAG award 2003) applies information geography to the world of high-tech, examining the latest wrinkles in the Internet, Silicon Valley, mobile telephony, and other key areas. the first book to provide both a context for the geography of information and a critical overview of recent research. Includes location-specific references and case studies. Examines the information society, information economy, telecommunications and its geographical impact.
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"...an excellent textbook...provides very richdescriptions...should be congratulated for presenting 'hot-button'issues..." (New Media & Society, Vol 6(3), June 2004)

"...a useful book that synthesises a great deal of contemporaryliterature..." (Environment & Planning B: Planning and Design,Vo. 31, No.3 2004)Â

"Its collection and subsequent organization of references, aswell as the clarity of its presentation, should make it highlyappealing to a wide audience." (Urban Studies, July 2005)