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Gwen Shaffer
2007 Public Works Management & Policy  
This textual analysis is a side-by-side comparison of documents used to build up and break down the case for municipal Wi-Fi (shorthand for wireless fidelity).  ...  Dozens of North American cities have announced plans to build and manage wireless broadband networks.  ...  For instance, Dutta-Bergman (2005) combined the two concepts of Internet access and community participation to explore digital divide issues.  ... 
doi:10.1177/1087724x06297347 fatcat:lt4atsr7tzgmzidpzumvbwgqvi

Bottom-up Infrastructures: Aligning Politics and Technology in building a Wireless Community Network

Stefano Crabu, Paolo Magaudda
2017 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
as wireless community network (WCN).  ...  Connecting to this broad area of research, the article presents a qualitative case study concerning the building and maintenance of a grassroots, bottom-up information infrastructure in Italy, defined  ...  Part of this work has been partially conducted within the project 'netCommons' (Network Infrastructure as Commons), financed by the European Commission, H2020-ICT-2015 Programme, Grant Number 688768.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10606-017-9301-1 fatcat:tklpgfq4cjhkbhw2q3tmt4jl3i

The US Social Forum: Building from the Bottom Up

Michael Leon Guerrero
2008 Societies Without Borders  
Martinez (1999) cited the digital divide within the GJM as a potential contributor to the racial imbalance at the Battle in Seattle.  ...  Glasgow's vision of his organization's work in the city of Dothan, Alabama applies to the Global Justice Movement as well, "Th e bottom is what holds up the top.  ... 
doi:10.1163/187219108x256271 fatcat:xka4cwzm5rhp5dolagbcdewyda

Innovation in Rural Development - Bottom up Approach of Leadership to empowerpoor farmers

Dr M.V. Gupta, Prof Suryakumari Duggirala, Dr Vinayak S Deshpande, Dr Sneha V Deshpande
2017 IOSR Journal of Business and Management  
The bottom up approach to empower the bottom of the pyramid populace is a sustainable solution by enabling them with relevant skill sets.  ...  Working with NGOs, poor women and a bottom-up approach helped in mitigation of poverty, malnutrition and self-reliance.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors acknowledge with a deep sense of respect and gratitude the insights gathered  ... 
doi:10.9790/487x-1906033741 fatcat:nzu6tysn3rawtfht7qquw3cxsm

TeRRItoria D3.1 Inventory of bottom-up governance innovation practices

Daniele Mezzana, Giovanni Caiati, Maresa Berliri, Paolo Signore
2019 Zenodo  
This document contains an Inventory of 30 bottom-up governance innovation practices (called for convenience BUGIPs) realized within the framework of the TeRRItoria project.  ...  It is part of a broader work aiming at identifying useful examples, in terms of approaches, policies and tools, for the development of the 5 "Transformative Experiments" the project will implement.  ...  ACTORS' MOBILIZATION -The PB process runs across all the activities of the Municipality, embedded in the administrative modernisation and bottom-up approach.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5526024 fatcat:xodgzqiwhrf4nfqapngxjwo7cu

Developing organizational learning for scaling‐up community‐based primary health care in Ghana

John Koku Awoonor‐Williams, James F. Phillips
2021 Learning Health Systems  
The GHS implementation research initiatives progressed from (i) a participatory pilot investigation to (ii) an experimental trial of strategies that emerged to (iii) replication research for testing scale-up  ...  Challenges to system learning were overcome despite severe resource constraints.  ...  Activity Goal Mechanism Audience Bottom-up Activity summaries Bottom-up communication Digital media: Short email UER Regional Director & communication communications every week National PPME Director Lateral  ... 
doi:10.1002/lrh2.10282 pmid:35036554 pmcid:PMC8753302 fatcat:4jsl4udwa5fabmbdbu52ydsuxa

Constructing neighborhoods from the bottom up: the case for resident-enerated GIS

E Talen
1999 Environment and Planning, B: Planning and Design  
In my view, there is a fundamental conceptual difference separating the first two aspects of PPGIS from the third, a difference that engenders the basic approach articulated in this paper.  ...  Briefly, PPGIS, as they relate to neighborhood planning, can be divided into three overlapping areas. (1).  ...  The assistance of Mary Coffindaffer, Research Assistant at the Regional Research Institute, West Virginia University, is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1068/b260533 fatcat:bk3inddz4va3rjfxzrjzqvurea

The Role of ICT in Scaling Up the Impact of Social Enterprises

Ramon Fisac-Garcia, Manuel Acevedo-Ruiz, Ana Moreno-Romero, Thane Kreiner
2013 Journal of Management for Global Sustainability  
On the other hand, ICTs can also increase the number of people reached by the organization (breadth scaling) by accessing new resources, creating synergies and networks, improving organizational efficiency  ...  , increasing its visibility, and designing new access channels to beneficiaries.  ...  , unbiased information from and by grassroots bene ciaries.  ... 
doi:10.13185/jm2013.01205 fatcat:wvdxpd7yzncvdgrkgtbwm5nnpu

Against Frontier Sustainability (or, Breaking Up with The High Frontier) [chapter]

Jessie Beier
2021 Right Research  
This antiquated approach to design education will only hasten the speed of our current downward spiral through the Anthropocene, from which, once we reach the bottom, we may not be able to recover.  ...  To learn more integrated, humanistic approaches to data visualization, we might look to a time when science and the arts were less divided.  ...  Here are a few tips: • Upload from your university, not from home: home networks often have fast download but very slow upload times. • Compress the video for web-streaming: If the file is very large (  ... 
doi:10.11647/obp.0213.17 fatcat:bpot6y3b4rduxm7pmqclqfuwwe

Introduction to the special issue on "Grassroots and inclusive innovations: Conceptualizing synergies and complementarities"

Wee-Liang Tan, Partha Gangopadhyay, Oscar Hauptman
2020 Technological forecasting & social change  
One of the principal barriers to the study of grassroots and inclusive innovations is its intrinsic nature of being a bottom-up phenomenon, which mostly stays invisible to the top-down approaches of epistemological  ...  They also emphasize the bottom-up perspective in the context of grassroots innovations to trigger changes towards sustainable development.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2020.120409 fatcat:7mnnseliobgfhigeue2zm64kui

Digitalization and Civic Participation in Rural Areas. A Systematic Review of Scientific Journals, 2010-2020

Veronika Stein, Christian Pentzold, Sarah Peter, Simone Sterly
2022 Raumforschung und Raumordnung | Spatial Research and Planning  
Third, they emphasize the integration of topdownmeasures with bottom-up initiatives.  ...  The smart village is digitally networked and participatory.  ...  In the rural areas, such information communication technology (ICT) facilities could not guarantee that users can easily access information technology and overcome the so-called 'digital divide'."  ... 
doi:10.14512/rur.112 fatcat:sgrbdrccgzfmpdy2cbdy5w37za


2015 Greek Review of Social Research  
The mobilized grassroots had entered massively into the scene of digital communication, forming 'networks of outrage and hope' which helped overcome fear (Castells 2012: 80-81).  ...  opening up digitally to global networks and cosmopolitan cultures.  ... 
doi:10.12681/grsr.8626 fatcat:zxqkbfg6mfc2xiuq3gvjvfkir4

The Urban Digital Platform: Instances from Milan and Amsterdam

Letizia Chiappini
2020 Urban Planning  
Drawing from media and internet studies, urban sociology, and digital geography, I introduce the novel concept of 'urban digital platform' (UDP).  ...  UDPs benefit from the urban as a front to (re)organise citizen-based, mutual-aid initiatives, and solidarity actions.  ...  I am very grateful for the feedback received at this event, particularly from John Stehlin, Sarah Barns, Dillon Mahmoudi, Desiree Fields, Agnieszka Leszczynski, and Niels van Doorn.  ... 
doi:10.17645/up.v5i4.3417 fatcat:2e23zyrsonewnkpzr3phmptini

Innovation Politics Post-Rio+20: Hybrid Pathways to Sustainability?

Adrian Ely, Adrian Smith, Andy Stirling, Melissa Leach, Ian Scoones
2013 Environment and Planning. C, Government and Policy  
between types of actor that divided the industrial and grassroots approaches and that had been prevalent in previous summits.  ...  The hybrid innovations that we are increasingly witnessing are able to draw on multiple forms of knowledge and bridge across sites of formal R&D and more bottom-up, community-based ingenuity.  ... 
doi:10.1068/c12285j fatcat:trcjfytgj5fehjefk7ky2cqijq

Securing Africa's land for shared prosperity: a program to scale up reforms and investments

2013 ChoiceReviews  
grassroots level.  ...  The government's land distribution strategy can be divided into two periods: from 1979 to 2000, the "willing-seller willing-buyer" (WSWB) approach was applied, with economic assistance largely from Great  ...  Th e average annual return generated by an investment over a specifi c number of years from the time the investment is made.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.51-2764 fatcat:o6bf34jzvzestdsgfydg2hh5dm
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