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The interdependency of border bureaucracies and mobility intermediaries: a street-level view of migration infrastructuring

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Comparative Migration Studies, Vol 11, Iss 1, Pp 1-15 (2023)

Abstract: Abstract Building on the case of visa procedures, this article analyses the relationship between border bureaucracies and intermediaries understood as actors, organisations and knowledge that facilitate, shape, and enable human mobility. I take the str...

Domestic water accessibility during COVID-19: Challenges and coping strategies in Somanya and its surrounding rural communities of Ghana

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 305-315 (2022)

Abstract: Reducing the spread of COVID-19 partly depends on easy access to water to ensure adherence to good hygienic practices. However, most communities in Ghana face a series of challenges in accessing improved water sources. This study seeks to examine water...

Informal social accountability mechanisms for water sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in childcare centres in Nairobi City County's informal settlements

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 259-269 (2022)

Abstract: Social accountability for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services is a critical component to realising child rights to WASH services by the urban poor, more so in childcare centres. Despite the existence of discrete social accountability mechanis...

Reflecting on COVID-19 for integrated perspectives on local and regional food systems vulnerabilities

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 316-327 (2022)

Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted multiple vulnerabilities and issues around local and regional food systems, presenting valuable opportunities to reflect on these issues and lessons on how to increase local/regional resilience. Using the Fraser Va...

Climate smart cities? Technologies of climate governance in Brazil

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 270-281 (2022)

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Abstract: Cities are fundamental agents and spaces in global climate governance, whether through their participation in transnational climate networks, urban sustainability innovation, experimentation, or the use of low-carbon digital technologies in urban gover...

Principles and practice: Towards disaster risk reduction in New South Wales, Australia

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 285-295 (2022)

Abstract: By ratifying the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), the Australian Government has accepted the need to mainstream disaster risk reduction (DRR) principles into policy and procedures. This research explores the extent to which this rh...

Qualitative planning philosophy and the governance of urban revitalization, a plea for cultural diversity

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 247-258 (2022)

Abstract: Urban revitalization is a substantive area of Urban and Regional Planning philosophy. Culture, arts and entertainment, and urban innovation have assumed a growing importance in urban revitalization. However, there is need to clarify the basis of resear...

The role of organizational capacity to foster digital transformation in local governments: The case of three European smart cities

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 236-246 (2022)

Abstract: Organizational capacity is required to explain what it takes for local governments to succeed in their digital transformation. However, the current literature largely ignores how local governments are adapting their organizational dynamics in order to ...

Risk communication in an informal settlement during COVID-19: Case of Dinaweng, Bloemfontein South Africa

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Urban Governance, Vol 2, Iss 2, Pp 296-304 (2022)

Abstract: This article interrogates the nuances of risk communication in a poor neighbourhood of South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic. We argue that risk communication had multifaceted implications for managing and governing the COVID-19 pandemic. This pand...

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