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Urban Prosumers: Network Generated Urban Spaces

  • Rainer Rosegger
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Abstract

New information and communication media (ICM) have become increasingly important for our society in recent decades and have brought about fundamental change to almost every social system. It seems increasingly to be the case that the impacts of this technical innovation are similar to those of the industrial revolution. Considerable research has been carried out on these changes across various fields and by a range of disciplines; in the area of urban studies a specific focus has been on the question of how the spread of virtual spaces is changing social and economical life in communities and cities and how geography and spatial cognition will be transformed (see Castells 1996, 1998, 2001a, b, 2009; Klaebe et al. 2009).

Keywords

Social Capital Social Movement Public Space Cultural Capital Early Adopter 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SCAN – Agentur für Markt- und GesellschaftsanalytikGrazAustria

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