- Conceptualising electronic space and placing it into existing and developing theories of spatial and social interaction. What does electronic interaction mean for our theoretical and perceptual understanding of place and distance?
- Exploration of the geographic dimensions of electronic commerce, such as financial flows, securities trade, and the re–engineered multinational corporation. How do information technologies change economic and trading relationships? How do electronic relationships change people and places?
- Analysis of urban and regional development and IT, with emphasis on IT as a policy measure for urban development and regional growth. Can information technologies and intelligent cities provide the lives we want to lead?
CONCEPTUALIZING ELECTRONIC SPACE.
The End of Geography or the Explosion of Place? Conceptualizing Space, Place and Information Technology (S. Graham).
Telecom Tectonics and the Meaning of Electronic Space (M. Wilson & C. Arrowsmith).
Human Rights and Welfare in the Electronic State (S. Brunn).
GLOBAL ELECTRONIC COMMERCE.
Telecommunications and Governance in Multinational Enterprises (E. Roche & M. Blaine).
Telecommunications and 24–Hour Trading in the International Securities Industry (J. Langdale).
Japanese Information Services in the Late Twentieth Century (B. Warf).
URBAN, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
Cyberstructure and Social Forces –
The Japanese Experience (T. Morris–Suzuki & P. Rimmer).
Electronic Space –
Creating Cyber Communities in Southeast Asia (K. Corey).
Australian and Indonesian Telecommunications Connections (P. Rimmer).
The Economic Development of Peripheral Rural Areas in the Information Age (R. Richardson & A. Gillespie).
Telematics, Geography, and Economic Development –
Can Local Initiatives Provide a Strategic Response? (D. Gibbs, et al).
References and Bibliography.
List of Contributors.