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000178297 245__ $$aTechnology and cities: What type of development is appropriate for cities in the South
000178297 269__ $$a2012
000178297 260__ $$aLleida, Spain$$bEditorial Milenio$$c2012
000178297 336__ $$aBook Chapters
000178297 500__ $$aPublished previously as article in Journal of Urban Technology, 18:3, 25-43, 2011
000178297 520__ $$aThis paper deals with technologies, catalysts for change, and their links to development. Indeed, particularly for developing and emerging countries, scientific and technological breakthroughs create wonderful opportunities, but they may also convey risks that should not be overlooked. This leads to crucial questions on the nature of technological innovation and its capacity to fulfill the specific needs of certain societies. Thus, the issue of investing in priority sectors to guarantee more sustainable development for the benefit of all is paramount, as is the question of the stakeholders’ direct or indirect involvement in this scientific, technological, and socioeconomic development process. Access to technologies is one of the last vital issues to be addressed. The paper, therefore, explores the question of the existence of exclusively urban technologies and their adaptability to city-related territorial and societal issues in emerging and developing countries and the key factors on which this adaptability will depend.
000178297 6531_ $$aUrbanization, development, technology, priorities, action research
000178297 700__ $$0241139$$aBolay, Jean-Claude$$g104576
000178297 700__ $$0247734$$aKern, Abigaïl-Laure$$g184408
000178297 720_1 $$aLlop, Josep M.$$eed.
000178297 720_1 $$aUsón, Ezequiel$$eed.
000178297 773__ $$q314-337$$tCiudades intermedias. Dimensiones y definiciones
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