Academic Publications

This page contains references to works published by team members concerning the Programmable City research.  For a more comprehensive list of author publications, see the project contributors page.

Books:

  • Graham, M., Kitchin, R., Mattern, S. and Shaw, J. (eds) (in preparation) How to Run a City Like a Corporation, and Other Fables. Meatspace, Oxford.
  • Cardullo, P., di Feliciantonio, C. and Kitchin, R. (eds) (in preparation) The Right to the Smart City. Emerald, Bingley.
  • Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Kitchin, R. (eds) (in press) Creating Smart Cities. Routledge, London.
  • Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (Eds) (in press) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
  • Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) (2017) Data and the City.  London: Routledge.
  • Evans, L. and Saker, M. (2017) Location-Based Social Media: Space, Time and Identity. Palgrave Pivot.
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) (2017) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage.
  • Kitchin, R and Perng, SY. (eds) (2016) Code and the City, Routledge, London.
  • Evans, L. (2015) Locative Social Media: Place in the Digital Age. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) The Data Revolution: Big Data, Open Data, Data Infrastructures and Their Consequences.  Sage, London.

Special issues:

Major Report

Peer Reviewed Articles:

  • Kitchin, R. (in press) The timescape of smart cities. Annals of the Association of American Geographers
  • Perng, S-Y., Kitchin, R. and MacDonncha, D. (in press) Hackathons, entrepreneurship and the making of smart cities. Geoforum
  • Coletta, C., Heaphy, L. and Kitchin, R. (2018) From the accidental to articulated smart city: The creation and work of ‘Smart Dublin’. European Urban and Regional Studies https://doi.org/ 10.1177/0969776418785214
  • Evans, L. and Kitchin, R. (2018) A smart place to work? Big data systems, labour, control, and modern retail stores. New Technology, Work and Employment: 33(1): 44-57. https://doi.org/10.1111/ntwe.12107
  • Cardullo P and Kitchin R (2018) Being a ‘citizen’ in the smart city: up and down the scaffold of smart citizen participation in Dublin, Ireland. GeoJournal: 1–13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-018-9845-8
  • Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (2018) Digital turn, digital geographies? Progress in Human Geography 42(1): 25-43 https://doi.org/10.1177/0309132516664800
  • Perng, S. and Kitchin, R. (2018) Solutions and frictions in civic hacking: Collaboratively designing and building a queuing app for an immigration office. Social and Cultural Geography 19(1): 1-20. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2016.1247193
  • Cardullo P, Kitchin R and Di Feliciantonio C (2018) Living labs and vacancy in the neoliberal city. Cities 73: 44-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2017.10.008
  • Kitchin, R. and Dodge, M. (2017, online first) The (in)security of smart cities: vulnerabilities, risks, mitigation and prevention. Journal of Urban Technology https://doi.org/10.1080/10630732.2017.1408002
  • Coletta, C., Heaphy, L., Perng, SY., and Waller, L. (2017) Data-driven Cities? Digital Urbanism and its Proxies: Introduction. Tecnoscienza 8(2): 5-18.
  • White, J.M. (2017) Rethinking the Spaces of Standardisation through the Concept of Site. Tecnoscienza 8(2): 151-174.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) The realtimeness of smart cities.  Technoscienza 8(2): 19-42.
  • Kitchin, R., Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Mac Donncha, D. (2017) Smart cities, urban technocrats, epistemic communities, advocacy coalitions and the ‘last mile’ problem.  it – Information Technology 59(6): 275-284. https://doi.org/10.1515/itit-2017-0004
  • Coletta, C. and Kitchin, R. (2017) Algorhythmic governance: Regulating the ‘heartbeat’ of a city using the Internet of Things. Big Data and Society 4: 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951717742418
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Thinking critically about and researching algorithms.  Information, Communication and Society 20(1): 14-29. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2016.1154087
  • Evans, L. and Saker, M. (2016). Locative Media and Identity: Accumulative technologies of the self. Sage Open, August 2016, 6(3). https://doi.org/10.1177/2158244016662692
  • Kitchin, R., Maalsen, S. and McArdle, G. (2016) The praxis and politics of building urban dashboards.  Geoforum 77: 93-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2016.10.006
  • McArdle, G. and Kitchin, R. (2016) Improving the veracity of open and real-time urban data. Built Environment 42(3): 446-462 https://doi.org/10.2148/benv.42.3.457
  • Kitchin, R. (2016) The ethics of smart cities and urban science. Philosophical Transactions A 374(2083): 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2016.0115
  • Perng, SY., Kitchin, R. and Evans, L. (2016) Locative media and data-driven computing experiments. Big Data and Society 3: 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951716652161
  • Kitchin, R. and McArdle, G. (2016) What makes big data, big data? Exploring the ontological characteristics of 26 datasets. Big Data & Society 3: 1–10 https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951716631130
  • Saker, M., & Evans, L. (2016). Everyday Life and Locative Play: An Exploration of Foursquare and Playful Engagements with Space and Place. Media, Culture and Society, April 19, 2016. https://doi.org/10.1177/0163443716643149
  • Saker, M., & Evans, L. (2016). Locative mobile media and time: Foursquare and technological memory. First Monday, 21 (2). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v21i2.6006
  • White J.M. (2016) Anticipatory logics of the smart city’s global imaginary. Urban Geography 37(4): 572–589. https://doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2016.1139879
  • Evans, L., Wu, Y. and Price, E. (2015). A new hope: Experiences of accessibility of services in deaf and hard-of-hearing audiences post-digital television switchover. International Journal of Digital Television, 6 (3), pp. 347-366. https://doi.org/10.1386/jdtv.6.3.347_1
  • Kitchin R (2015) Making sense of smart cities: addressing present shortcomings. Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society 8(1): 131–136. https://doi.org/10.1093/cjres/rsu027
  • Kitchin, R. (2015) The opportunities, challenges and risks of big data for official statistics.  Statistical Journal of the International Association of Official Statistics 31(3): 471-481. https://doi.org/10.3233/SJI-150906
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. (2015) Small data in the era of big data.  GeoJournal 80(4): 463-475 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-014-9601-7
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T. and McArdle, G. (2015) Knowing and governing cities through urban indicators, city benchmarking and real-time dashboards. Regional Studies, Regional Science 2: 1-28. https://doi.org/10.1080/21681376.2014.983149
  • Kitchin, R. (2014) Big data, new epistemologies and paradigm shifts. Big Data and Society 1:1 – 12. https://doi.org/10.1177/2053951714528481
  • Kitchin, R. (2014)  The real-time city? Big data and smart urbanism.  GeoJournal 79(1): 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10708-013-9516-8
  • Kitchin, R. (2013)  Big data and human geography: Opportunities, challenges and risks.  Dialogues in Human Geography 3(3) 262–267. https://doi.org/10.1177/2043820613513388

Book Chapters:

  • White, J.M. (forthcoming) Politicising smart city standards. In Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L., and Kitchin, R. (eds) Creating Smart Cities. Oxon and New York: Routledge.
  • Kitchin, R., Coletta, C., Evans, L., Heaphy, L. and Mac Donncha, D. (in press) Smart cities, algorithmic technocracy and new urban technocrats. In Raco, M. and Savini, F. (eds) The New Technocracy. Routledge, London.
  • Coletta, C., Heaphy, L. and Kitchin, R. (in press) Actually-existing Smart Dublin: Exploring smart city development in history and context. In Karvonen, A., Cugurullo, F. and Caprotti, F. (eds) Smart Cities, Global Cities. Routledge.
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. (in press) Digital data and data infrastructures. In Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski (eds) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
  • Kitchin, R. (in press) Governance. In Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (eds) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
    Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski, A. (in press) Introducing digital geographies. In Ash, J., Kitchin, R. and Leszczynski (eds) Digital Geographies. Sage, London.
  • Kitchin, R. and Lauriault, T. (2018) Towards critical data studies: Charting and unpacking data assemblages and their work. In Eckert, J., Shears, A. and Thatcher, J. (eds) Thinking Big Data in Geography. University of Nebraska Press. pp. 3-20
  • Kitchin, R. (in press) Urban science.  In Smith, R.G. (ed) The Companion to Urban Studies.  Routledge, London.
  • Kitchin, R. (in press) Urban informatics, governmentality and an emerging logic of urban control.  In Luque-Ayala, A. and Marvin, S. (eds) Control Room: Nodes in the Networked City.  Routledge, London.
  • Maalsen, S. and Perng, SY. (in press) Crafting code: Gender, coding and spatial hybridity in the events of Dublin Pyladies. In Luckman, S. and Thomas, N. (eds) The Craft Economy: Making, Materiality and Meaning, London: Bloomsbury.
  • Perng, SY. (in press) The spaces, mobilities and soundings of coding. In Hartmann-Petersen, K, Perez Fjalland, E.L., and Freudendal-Pedersen, M (eds) Experiencing Networked Urban Mobilities, Amsterdam: Routledge.
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and McArdle, G. (2017) Data and the City. In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) Data and the City.  Routledge, London, pp. 1-13.
  • Kitchin, R. and McArdle, G. (2017) Urban data and city dashboards.  In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) Data and the City.  Routledge, London, pp. 111-126.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Data-driven urbanism.  In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T. (eds) Data and the City.  Routledge, London, pp. 44-56.
  • White, J.M. (2017) Following data threads. In Kitchin, R., McArdle, G. and Lauriault, T., (eds) Data and the City. Routledge, London, pp. 85–97.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Big data. The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. p 1-3.
  • Evans, L. and Perng, SY., (2017) Spatial knowledge and behaviour. In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage. pp. 169-177
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P., and Wilson, M. (2017) Introducing spatial media.  In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media.  Sage, London. pp. 1-21
  • Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P., and McArdle, G. (2017) Indicators, benchmarking and urban informatics.  In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media.  Sage, London. pp. 119-128.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Leveraging finance and producing capital.  In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media.  Sage, London. pp. 178-187.
  • Kitchin, R. (2017) Big data – hype or revolution?  In Sloan, L., Quan-Haase, A. and Metzler, K. (eds) The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods. Sage, London. pp. 27-39.
  • Lauriault, T. P. and Francoli, M. (2017) Openness, transparency, participation. In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage. pp. 188-203.
  • Lauriault, T. P. (2017), Open Spatial Data. In Kitchin, R., Lauriault, T.P. and Wilson, M. (eds) Understanding Spatial Media, Sage. pp. 95-109.
  • Evans, L. (2016) Feeling place in the city: strange ontologies and location-based social media. In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp. 105-115
  • Kitchin R, McArdle G and Lauriault TP (2016) Smart cities and the politics of urban data. In: Marvin S, Luque-Ayala A, and McFarlane C (eds), Smart Urbanism: Utopian vision or false dawn?, Routledge, pp. 16–33.
  • Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (2016) Code and the city: introduction.  In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp 1-12.
  • Kitchin, R. (2016) From a single line of code to an entire city: Reframing the Conceptual Terrain of Code/Space.  In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp. 15-26.
  • Maalsen, S. and Perng, S.Y. (2016) Encountering the city at hacking events. In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp.190-199
  • McArdle, G. and Kitchin, R. (2016) The Dublin Dashboard: Design and development of a real-time analytical urban dashboard.  First International Conference on Smart Data and Smart Cities, Split, Croatia. ISPRS Annals Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, III-4/W1, 19-25, doi:10.5194/isprs-annals-III-4-W1-19-2016
  • White, J.M. (2016) Moving applications: a multilayered approach to mobile computing. In Kitchin, R. and Perng, S-Y. (ed) Code and the City. Routledge, London. pp. 130- 145
  • Perng, S.Y., and Kitchin, R. (2015) Solutions, strategies and frictions in civic hacking, in Proceedings of MediaCity 5, School of Architecture, Design and Environment and Institute of Digital Art and Technology, Plymouth: Plymouth University, pp. 18-30.

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