Smart Cities Issues and Challenges

In 15 similarly structured chapters, Transitioning to Smart Cities: Mapping Political, Economic, and Social Risks and Threats serves as a primer on smart cities, providing readers with no prior knowledge on smart cities with an understanding of the current smart cities debates. Gathering cutting-edge research and insights from academics, practitioners and policy-makers around the globe, Transitioning to Smart Cities identifies and discusses the nascent threats and challenges contemporary urban areas face, highlighting the drivers and ways of navigating these issues in an effective way. Uniquely providing a blend of conceptual academic analysis with empirical insights, Transitioning to Smart Cities produces policy recommendations that boost urban sustainability and resilience. With the multiplicity of qualitatively new issues and developments in these debates, Transitioning to Smart Cities offer an invaluable framework on current developments shaping today and tomorrow's urban Combines conceptual academic approaches with empirically-driven insights and best practices Offers new approaches and arguments from inter and multi-disciplinary perspectives Provides foundational knowledge and comparative insight from global case-studies that enable critical reflection and operationalization Generates policy recommendations that pave the way to debate and case-based planning

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  • Author : Miltiadis Lytras
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 288 pages
  • ISBN : 0128166398
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Smart Cities: Issues and Challenges

Smart Cities: Issues and Challenges
  • Author : Miltiadis Lytras,Anna Visvizi
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2019
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In 15 similarly structured chapters, Transitioning to Smart Cities: Mapping Political, Economic, and Social Risks and Threats serves as a primer on smart cities, providing readers with no prior knowledge on smart cities with an understanding of the current smart cities debates. Gathering cutting-edge research and insights from academics, practitioners and policy-makers around the globe, Transitioning to Smart Cities identifies and discusses the nascent threats and challenges contemporary urban areas face, highlighting the drivers and ways of navigating these issues in

Smart Cities: Issues and Challenges

Smart Cities: Issues and Challenges
  • Author : Anna Visvizi,Miltiadis Lytras
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 June 2019
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Smart Cities: Issues and Challenges: Mapping Political, Social and Economic Risks and Threats serves as a primer on smart cities, providing readers with no prior knowledge on smart cities with an understanding of the current smart cities debates. Gathering cutting-edge research and insights from academics, practitioners and policymakers around the globe, it identifies and discusses the nascent threats and challenges contemporary urban areas face, highlighting the drivers and ways of navigating these issues in an effective manner. Uniquely providing a

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 June 2019
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 17 June 2020
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  • Release : 15 January 2021
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 27 March 2017
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  • Publisher : Strong Ideas
  • Release : 18 February 2020
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 13 April 2018
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  • Release : 06 November 2019
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  • Release : 26 October 2018
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  • Release : 29 October 2018
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 April 2017
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  • Release : 14 June 2019
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  • Publisher : Apress
  • Release : 30 December 2019
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  • Release : 12 July 2017
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