Smart Governance for Cities: Perspectives and Experiences

  • Nuno Vasco Moreira Lopes

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Nuno Vasco Moreira Lopes, Joanna Rodrigues
      Pages 3-15
    3. Nuno Vasco Moreira Lopes, Shahid Farooq
      Pages 17-28
    4. Aroua Taamallah, Maha Khemaja, Sami Faiz
      Pages 29-53
    5. Dagmar Petrikova, Matej Jaššo, Michal Hajduk
      Pages 55-72
    6. Dagmar Petríková, Lucia Petríková
      Pages 73-82
  3. Experiences

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. V. Adamec, D. Herman, B. Schullerova, M. Urbanek
      Pages 135-152
    3. Fabio Franchi, Fabio Graziosi, Andrea Marotta, Claudia Rinaldi
      Pages 177-188
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 217-223

About this book


This book provides theoretical perspectives and practical experiences on smart governance for smart cities. It presents a balanced linkage between research, policies and practices on this area. The authors discuss the sustainability challenges raised by rapid urbanization, challenges with smart governance models in various countries, and a new governance paradigm seen as a capable approach able to overcome social, economic and environmental sustainability problems. The authors include case studies on transformation, adaption and transfers; and country, regional, municipal contextualization. Also included are best practices on monitoring and evaluating smart governance and impact assessment. The book features contributions from researchers, academics, and practitioners in the field. 

  • Analyzes smart governance for cities from a variety of perspectives and a variety of sectors – both in theory and in practice
  • Features information on the linkage between United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and smart governance
  • Covers the connection between research, policies and practice in smart governance for smart cities


Smart governance Smart cities Smart cities and urbanization Smart cities and sustainable development Electronic governance Smart city best practices Smart city contextualization

Editors and affiliations

  • Nuno Vasco Moreira Lopes
    • 1
  1. 1.United Nations UniversityTokyoJapan

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-22069-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-22070-9
  • Series Print ISSN 2522-8595
  • Series Online ISSN 2522-8609
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