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Book Review: Germaine Halegoua, The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place. New York: New York University Press. 280 pages. ISBN: 1479882194, $30.00 (pbk).

Hutcheon, A. and Hardley, J.ORCID: 0000-0002-0029-3726 (2021) Book Review: Germaine Halegoua, The Digital City: Media and the Social Production of Place. New York: New York University Press. 280 pages. ISBN: 1479882194, $30.00 (pbk). Mobile Media & Communication, 9 (3). pp. 605-606.

Link to Published Version: https://doi.org/10.1177/20501579211024893
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Abstract

In The Digital City, Germaine Halegoua offers a broad and refreshing examination of the state of the smart city and its (potential) inhabitants. The book draws on information emerging from some key smart city sites across Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the U.S., including “smart-from-the-start” cities such as Masdar City and the Songdo IBD, and extensive fieldwork, especially near ground zero of the Google Fiber installation in Kansas City...

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): IT, Media and Communications
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Copyright: © 2021 by SAGE Publications
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/62115
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