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Yuliya Voytenko

Yuliya Voytenko Palgan

Senior lecturer

Yuliya Voytenko

Smart and Sustainable Cities? Pipedreams, Practicalities and Possibilities

Editor

  • James Evans
  • Andrew Karvonen
  • Chris Martin
  • Andres Luque-Ayala
  • Kes Mccormick
  • Rob Raven
  • Yuliya Voytenko Palgan

Summary, in English

Smart and Sustainable Cities? Pipedreams, Practicalities and Possibilities provides one of the first examinations of how smart cities relate to environmental and social issues. It addresses the gap between the ambitious visions of smart cities and the actual practices on the ground by focusing on the social and environmental dimensions of real smart city initiatives as well as the possibilities they hold for creating more equitable and progressive cities. Through detailed analyses of case studies in the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, India and China, the contributors describe the various ways that social and environmental issues are interpreted and integrated into smart city initiatives and actions. The findings point towards the need for more intentional engagement and collaboration with all urban stakeholders in the design, development and maintenance of smart cities to ensure that everyone benefits from the increasingly digitalised urban environments of the twenty-first century.

Department/s

  • The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics

Publishing year

2021

Language

English

Document type

Book

Publisher

Routledge

Topic

  • Social Sciences Interdisciplinary

Keywords

  • smart
  • sustainable
  • cities

Status

Published

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISBN: 9780367636807