Disrupted Cities

Routledge have recently published an interesting volume on urban infrastructure. Disrupted Cities: When Infrastructure Fails, edited by Stephen Graham explores various cases in which infrastructure fails, revealing the extent to which contemporary urban life is predicated on technical structures.

It should be of interest to those exploring the nexus of violence, urbanisation and critical infrastructure.

Click on the book cover on the left to see contents and read an extract

A flyer giving 20% discount on the book can be downloaded here.

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