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International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) Volume 3, Issue 4

Book Description

The International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) is a peer-reviewed international quarterly journal that publishes original theoretical and innovative empirical research on the many aspects of the emerging interdisciplinary area of e-planning. The journal is mainly focused on e-planning theory, history, methods, ethics, best practices, on e-planning pedagogy, future developments, and on the software technology associated with e-planning.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Building Sound Foundations for Smart City Government: The Case of Munich, Germany
  • Design Review Process: Can New Technology Improve the Art of Participatory Communication?
  • Municipal Websites: Linking Democratic Theory and Citizen Participation
  • Ethical E-Participation: Reasons for Introducing a ‘Qualitative Turn' for PPGIS
  • Can e-Planning Make for Better Communities?: The Parallel Case of Architecture, Ethics and New Urbanism

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Smart City, Participatory Planning, Ethics and New Urbanism
    1. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
  5. Building Sound Foundations for Smart City Government:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. FINDINGS
    7. THE FACILITATING ROLE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES
    8. SERVING THE NEEDS OF CITIZENS AND COMMUNITIES
    9. OPENNESS AND TRANSPARENCY IN GOVERNMENT
    10. INTERNAL EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS (IEE)
    11. PROCESS, SERVICE, INFORMATION, AND INFRASTRUCTURE INTEGRATION
    12. SUSTAINABILITY, ATTRACTIVENESS, AND “LIVABILITY” OF THE URBAN SPACE
    13. DISCUSSION
    14. CONCLUSION
    15. REFERENCES
  6. Design Review Process:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STUDY SCOPE
    4. SCENARIO
    5. BACKGROUND
    6. STUDY METHODOLOGICAL PROCESS
    7. FINDINGS
    8. DESIGN RECOMMENDATIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
  7. Municipal Websites:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. E-GOVERNMENT AND DEMOCRATIC THEORY
    4. DATA AND METHODOLOGY
    5. FINDINGS
    6. DISCUSSION OF FINDINGS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  8. Ethical E-Participation:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION: PLANNING, GEOGRAPHY, GIS, AND ETHICS
    3. FOUR CORNERSTONES
    4. TOWARDS PPGIS: A ‘QUALITATIVE TURN’
    5. EXPERIMENTING WITH QUALITATIVE PPGIS AND ETHICAL E-PARTICIPATION IN PALERMO
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  9. Can e-Planning Make for Better Communities?
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NEW URBANISM
    4. WHAT NEW URBANISM ASSUMES AND WHAT IT HOPES FOR
    5. HERBERT GANS AND THE FALLACY OF THE ‘FALLACY OF PHYSICAL DETERMINISM’
    6. POOR DESIGN, BAD PLANNING AND ETHICS
    7. DEMOCRACY AND JUSTICE BY DESIGN
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ENDNOTES
  10. Ethics, Design and Planning of the Built Environment
  11. Call For Articles