Monday, February 23, 2009


The authors invoke Castells’ “dual city”? What is it? Briefly identify.

"By dual city, I understand an urban system socially and spatially polarised between high value-making groups and functions on the one hand and devalued social groups and downgraded spaces on the other hand... The power of new information technologies, however, enhances and deepens features present in the social structure and in power relationships."

P. 181 - Abdul Alkalimat and Kate Williams "Social capital and cyberpower"

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