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By Andrés Luque-Ayala,Jonathan Silver

offering a world evaluation of experiments round the transformation of towns' electrical energy networks and the social struggles linked to this modification, this booklet explores the centrality of electrical energy infrastructures within the city configuration of social regulate, segregation, integration, source entry and poverty relief. via a number of debts from a number worldwide towns, this edited assortment establishes an time table that recognises the asymmetric, and sometimes old, geographies of city electrical energy networks, prompting makes an attempt to re-wire the infrastructure configurations of towns and predicating protest and resistance from citizens and social events alike. via a powerful theoretical engagement with validated paintings round the politics of city infrastructures, the e-book frames the transformation of electrical energy structures within the context of strength and resistance throughout city existence, drawing hyperlinks among environmental and social types of sustainability. Such an schedule grants either perception and suggestion in trying to construct fairer and extra sustainable city futures that deliver electrical energy infrastructures to the fore of educational and coverage attention.

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