Journal Article
Thinking about Smart Cities

How should we think about 'smart cities'? This issue brings together a set of articles that examine current debates and the goals, ethics, potential and limitations of a concept that has become a metaphor for urban modernity. We also include an unusual addition, a short intervention that surfaces some of the controversial issues related to smart cities, as a conception and as a practical undertaking.

Title
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsGlasmeier A, Christopherson S
JournalCambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society
Volume8
Issue1
Start Page3
Date Published03/2015
Abstract

How should we think about 'smart cities'? This issue brings together a set of articles that examine current debates and the goals, ethics, potential and limitations of a concept that has become a metaphor for urban modernity. We also include an unusual addition, a short intervention that surfaces some of the controversial issues related to smart cities, as a conception and as a practical undertaking.