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EGIS selected books, journals and web resources: Technical Networks and Urban Resilience (D41TN)

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Essential reading

Allwinkle, S and Cruickshank. P (2011) Creating Smart-er Cities: An Overview, in Journal of Urban Technology, 18(2), pp. 1-16.

Bakker, K (2010) Privatizing Water: Governance Failure and the World's Urban Water Crisis. Cornell University, USA.

Bibri, SE and Krogstie, J (2017) Smart Sustainable Cities if the Future: An Extensive Interdisciplinary Literature Review, Sustainable Cities and Society, 31, pp. 183-212.

Breheny, M. J (1992) The Compact City: An Introduction, Built Environment, 18 (4), pp.241-6.

Breheny. M.J (ed) (1992) Sustainable Development and Urban Form, Pion Press, London.

Bruegmann, R (2006) Sprawl a Compact History. Chicago Press. Chicago.

Coaffee, J (2009) Terrorism, Risk and the Global City: Towards Urban Resilience. Ashgate, Surrey.

Coutard, O (2008) Placing Splintering Urbanism: Introduction, Geoforum, Vol. 39(6), pp. 1815-1820.

Coutard, O (ed.) (1999) The Governance of Large Technical Systems, Routledge, London.

De Jong, M; Joss, S; Schraven, D; Zhan, C; Weijnen, M (2015) Sustainable-smart-resilient-low carbon-eco-knowledge cities: Making Sense of a Multitude of Concepts Promoting Sustainable Urbanization, Journal of Cleaner Production, 109, pp. 25-38.

de Roo, G. and Miller, D. (Editors), 2000, Compact Cities and Sustainable Urban Development: A Critical Assessment of Policies and Plans from an International Perspective (Urban Planning and Environment), Ashgate Publishing Limited.

Elkin, T.; McLaren, D. and Hillman, M. (1991) Reviving the City: Towards Sustainable Urban Development, London.

Fishman, R (2015) Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century: Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright and Le Corbusier, in Fainstein, S and DeFilippis, J (2015) Readings in Planning Theory, Fourth Edition. Chapter 1, pp. 23-50.

Garreau, J (2001) Edge City: Life on the New Frontier. New York, Doubleday.

Gibbs, D; Krueger, R; MacLeod, G (2013) Grappling with Smart City Politics in an Era of Market Triumphalism, Urban Studies, 50(11), pp. 2151-2157.

Gilbert (2008) Social Justice and the Green City in Brazilian Journal of Urban Management, Vol. 6(2), pp.158-169.

Gleeson, B (2014) The Urban Condition, Routledge, London.

Graham, S (2000) Constructing Premium Network Spaces: Reflections on Infrastructure Networks and Contemporary Urban Development, IJURR, Vol 24(1), pp. 114-119.

Graham, S and Marvin, S (2001) Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition, Routledge, London.

Graham, S., Marvin, S. (2001) Splintering Urbanism: Networked Infrastructures, Technological Mobilities and the Urban Condition, Routledge, London.

Guy, S; Marvin, G; Medd, W; Moss, T (2011) Shaping Urban Infrastructures. Earthscan, London.

Guy, S; Marvin, S and Moss, T (2001) Urban Infrastructure in Transition. Earthscan, Oxon.

Hackworth, J. 2005. Emergent Urban forms, or Emergent Post-Modernisms? A Comparison of Large U.S. Metropolitan Areas, Urban Geography, 26(6), pp. 484-519.

Harvey, D (2007) A Brief History of Neoliberalism. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Heynen, N.; Swyngedouw, E.; Kaika, M. (2005) (eds) In the Nature of Cities: Urban Political Ecology and the Politics of Urban Metabolism, Routledge, 2005.

Jaglin, S (2008) Differentiating networked services in Cape Town: Echoes of splintering urbanism? Geofurum, Vol. 39(6), pp. 1897-1906.

Jenks, M., Burton, E. and Williams, K. (Eds) (1996) The Compact City: A Sustainable Urban Form? Spon Press.

Joss, S; Cowley, R and Tomozeiu, D (2013) Towards the Ubiquitous Eco-city: An Analysis of the Internationalisation of Eco-City Policy and Practice, Urban Research and Practice, 6(1), pp. 54-74.

Kahrl, W.L. (1982) Water and Power: The Conflict Over Los Angeles' Water Supply in the Owens Valley, University of California Press.

Kooy, M and Bakker, K (2008) Technologies of Government: Constituting Subjectivities, Spaces, and Infrastructures in Colonial and Contemporary Jakarta, IJURR, Vol. 32(2), pp. 375-391.

Latour, B. (2005) Reassembling the Social: an Introduction to Actor‐Network‐Theory. Oxford University Press, Oxford and New York, NY.

Lawhon, M and Murphy, J (2011) Socio-technical Regimes and Sustainability Transitions: Insights from Political Ecology, Progress in Human Geography, 36(2), pp. 354-378.

Le Corbusier (2003) A Contemporary City, in LeGates, R & Stout, F (eds) (2003) The City Reader, Third Edition, Routledge, London, pp. 317-324.

Maria Kaika and Erik Swyngedouw (2000) Fetishizing the Modern City: the Phantasmagoria of Urban Technological Networks, IJURR, Vol 24(1), pp 120-148.

Marvin, S; Luque-Ayala, A and McFarlane, C (2016) Smart Urbanism: Utopian Vision or False Dawn? Routledge, Oxford.

McFarlane, C (2008) Governing the Contaminated City: Infrastructure and Sanitation in Colonial and Post‐Colonial Bombay, IJURR, Vol 32(2), pp. 415-435.

McFarlane, C and McFarlane, J (2008) Political Infrastructures: Governing and Experiencing the Fabric of the City, IJURR, Vol. 32(2), pp. 363-374.

Melosi, M.V. (2001) Effluent America: Cities, Industry, Energy and the Environment, University of Pittsburgh Press.

Offner, J-M (2000) Territorial deregulation’: local authorities at risk from technical networks, IJURR, 24(1), pp. 165-182

Pow, C, P and Neo, H (2013) Seeing Red Over Green: Contesting Urban Sustainabilities in China, Urban Studies, 50(11), pp. 2256-2274.

Rutherford, J and Coutard, O (2104) Urban Energy Transitions: Places, Processes and Politics of Socio-technical Change, Urban Studies, 51(7), pp. 1353-1377.

Serre, D; Barroca, B; Laganier, R (2012) Resilience and Urban Risk Management. Taylor and Francis, US.

Williams, K., Burton E. and Jenks, M. (2000) Achieving Sustainable Urban Form, London