The end of geography or the explosion of place? Conceptualizing space, place and information technology

  title={The end of geography or the explosion of place? Conceptualizing space, place and information technology},
  author={Stephen Graham},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  pages={165 - 185}
  • S. Graham
  • Published 1 April 1998
  • Sociology
  • Progress in Human Geography
This article critically explores how the relations between information technologies and space and place are being conceptualized in a broad swathe of recent writings and discourses on the geographies of ‘cyberspace’ and information technologies. After analysing the powerful role of spatial and territorial metaphors in anchoring current discourses about information technologies and society, the article goes on to identify three broad, dominating perspectives. These I label the perspective of… 

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