By Doreen Massey, David Wield
Technological know-how parks have gotten tested in expanding numbers in just about all elements of the realm. Promoted as areas at the frontiers of technological know-how the place a brand new breed of scientist-entrepreneur invents a brand new destiny, extolled as high-status offices the place a brand new form of worker and versatile labour procedure is within the making, they're noticeable because the capability saviours of neighborhood and nationwide economies.
High-Tech Fantasies criticises the divisive hype of technology parks arguing that either the speculation and perform are unproductive for the economic system and for any socially revolutionary technology and expertise. wondering accountability, innovation and symbolism, the authors discover the mutual selection of society, technology and area.