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People, Plans and Place: Understanding and Supporting Responses to Rural Public Transport Disruption [chapter]

Konstantinos Papangelis, Alan Chamberlain, Nagendra Velaga, David Corsar, Somayajulu Sripada, John Nelson, Mark Beecroft
2014 COOP 2014 - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on the Design of Cooperative Systems, 27-30 May 2014, Nice (France)  
Public transport information provision in rural areas is often fragmented and of poor quality at best and non-existent at worst.  ...  behavioural responses to disruption.  ...  Acknowledgments The research described here is supported by the award made by the RCUK Digital Economy programme to the dot.rural Digital Economy Research Hub; award reference: EP/G066051/1.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06498-7_1 dblp:conf/coop/PapangelisCVCSNB14 fatcat:vox3x2662bhrxp35i5lk5zgeuu

Participatory planning of a primary care service for people with severe mental disorders in rural Ethiopia

Rosie Mayston, Atalay Alem, Alehegn Habtamu, Teshome Shibre, Abebaw Fekadu, Charlotte Hanlon
2015 Health Policy and Planning  
Key reasons for supporting local delivery were increased access for the majority due to proximity, reduced cost and reduced stress related to transportation.  ...  A participatory planning approach was adopted in preparation for the transition from hospital-delivered psychiatric care for SMD to a primary care-based, task-sharing model in a rural Ethiopian community  ...  Acknowledgements The research reported in this publication was supported by the National Institute of Mental Health of the National Institutes of Health under award number 5U19MH095699.  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/czv072 pmid:26282860 pmcid:PMC5007595 fatcat:5xbxozd5fzbsjgcsbxtz2pqmku

Movement of people across the landscape: a blurring of distinctions between areas, interests, and issues affecting natural resource management

John F. Dwyer, Gina M. Childs
2004 Landscape and Urban Planning  
Our findings suggest prospects for substantial changes in resource management and the public and private programs designed to support it.  ...  Questions for policy and program development and for research focus on a better understanding of linkages among management activities across the urban to rural landscape. O  ...  The dif3erences between what has traditionally been considered urban and rural are tending to blur over time. Many of the changes affect public and private programs that support resource management.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landurbplan.2003.09.004 fatcat:geb76qui5vepfaps3lc5gwvryy

Living Absence: The Strange Geographies of Missing People

Hester Parr, Olivia Stevenson, Nick Fyfe, Penny Woolnough
2015 Environment & Planning. D, Society and Space  
We explore 'missing experience' with reference to homeless geographies, and as constituted by paradoxical spatialities in which people are both absent and present.  ...  We seek to understand such urban geographies of absence through diverse voices of missing people, who discuss their embodiment of unusual rhythmic occupations of the city.  ...  We acknowledge the ESRC (ES/H030166/1) for the project named 'Geographies of missing people'. We thank the forty-five people who took the time to talk about a deeply distressing time of their life.  ... 
doi:10.1068/d14080p fatcat:qejye2kkajgxnfie4mjqxe47yq

Sexual health provision for young people

Pippa Brough, Trish Reid, Elaine Unsworth
2002 Journal of family planning and reproductive health care  
The ten sites will share £1.5 million additional funding to set up the screening programme which will take place in clinics where young people access sexual health services such as family planning and  ...  As a response to clinical observations and calls from service user groups, backed up by a recent peer-reviewed publication, a new international society is being formed which aims to focus on this area  ...  Sexual health provision for young people  ... 
doi:10.1783/147118902101196667 pmid:12449130 fatcat:uw4ek6kq2zd4rhwysch3tivbuq

Living through conflict and post-conflict: experiences of health workers in northern Uganda and lessons for people-centred health systems

Justine Namakula, Sophie Witter
2014 Health Policy and Planning  
These were analyzed thematically to develop an understanding of how to protect and retain staff in these challenging contexts.  ...  Understanding their motivation and their views provides an important insight how to maintain staffing and so to continue to offer essential health care during difficult times and in marginalized areas.  ...  Funding This work was supported by UK Department for International Development (DFID) through the ReBUILD Consortium. The authors are grateful for the financial support to carry out this work.  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/czu022 pmid:25274642 pmcid:PMC4202915 fatcat:y2exuu2z7fbkbatwp57qtph4ei

COVID-19 Pandemic Planning and Preparedness for Institutions Serving People Living With Disabilities in South Africa: An Opportunity For Continued Service and Food Security

Loraine Boitumelo (LB) Mzini, Department of Public Administration, School of Government Studies, School of Government Studies, NorthWest University, P O Box 1174 Vanderbijlpark 1900, South Africa
2021 Journal of Intellectual Disability - Diagnosis and Treatment  
Results: The paper concludes that adequate pandemic planning and preparedness in response to COVID-19 are critical to saving both lives and livelihoods and continuous service delivery.  ...  The respondents articulated a need for inclusive strategies where disabled people are involved as consultants and partners, not just as users. Conclusion: Diligent planning was found to be essential.  ...  Schools may also be affected by disruptions to transportation services, especially when most low-income households depend on public transportation.  ... 
doi:10.6000/2292-2598.2021.09.01.2 fatcat:yavluth3bvdtjglcitwkkp64ue

"Everyone knows me …. I sort of like move about": The friendships and encounters of young people with Special Educational Needs in different school settings

Louise Holt, Sophie Bowlby, Jennifer Lea
2017 Environment and planning A  
Acknowledgements Sincere thanks go all the young people and adults who generously gave their time to participate in the research.  ...  Thanks also to are due to participants at the Session 'Inclusionary Youth Geographies: Changes, Challenges and Responsibilities', organised by Fiona Smith, Matej Blazek and Kathrin Horschelmann at the  ...  Funding The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: This work was supported by the Economic and Social Research  ... 
doi:10.1177/0308518x17696317 fatcat:mnylemwswzcbpcv2soba54boqa

Putting the 'Place' in Place-Based Climate Action: Insights from Climate Adaptation Initiatives Across Scotland [chapter]

Ellie Murtagh, Matthew Lane
2021 Addressing the Climate Crisis  
HighlightsUnderstanding and responding to the unique context and challenges of places is fundamental to the success of place-based adaptation projects.  ...  Firstly, that place is a concept which has the potential to disrupt and undermine aspirations for climate action if practitioners are not acutely aware of the powerful (and diverse) ways in which people  ...  It builds better engagement and relations to people in those places if you get to understand how they live and how they work, and not just paint them all with the same brush.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-030-79739-3_2 fatcat:o52pa3azsnf4jpxozksr6uciha

Constructing ordinary places: Place-making in urban informal settlements in Mexico

Melanie Lombard
2014 Progress in Planning  
In response to these considerations, this article uses a place-making approach to explore the spatial, social and cultural construction of place in this context, in order to unsettle some of the assumptions  ...  In particular, despite years of research and policy, gaps in urban theory and limited understandings of urban informal settlements mean that they are often treated as outside 'normal' urban considerations  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the people of Colonias Loma Bonita and Moctezuma, who so generously gave their time for this research, and also offered me hospitality and warmth.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.progress.2013.05.003 fatcat:n4lv3he3uncdjalildb7rmgjnm

Volunteer Meanings in the Making of Place [chapter]

Ben Amsden, Richard C. Stedman, Linda E. Kruger
2012 Place-Based Conservation  
Acknowledgements We would like to thank all of the landowners in Libby, Montana who generously donated their  ...  the values that people assign to natural resources and foster a sense of responsibility toward the public good.  ...  A general goal of this survey research application is to provide a pre-planning tool to build understanding of public behaviors and interests during contentious public planning situations.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-007-5802-5_9 fatcat:dfxenftyrvha5lk2qsxqy74wv4

Shared Space: Reconciling People, Places and Traffic

Ben Hamilton-Baillie
2008 Built Environment  
The paper considers the potential for shared space principles to prompt a new approach to the design, management and maintenance of streets and public spaces in cities, towns and villages.  ...  rest of public life.  ...  underpin civility in other public places, there is a hope that the segregated world of post-war urban planning will no longer need to blight the coherence and quality of the built environment.  ... 
doi:10.2148/benv.34.2.161 fatcat:42hlqozr7ba57iubgj4kcj4pze

'Radiant with possibility': Involving young people in creating a vision for the future of their community

Kerry Mallan, Ruth Greenaway
2011 Futures : The journal of policy, planning and futures studies  
Abstract This paper argues that young people need to be given the opportunity to recognise the interaction between their own understandings of the world as it is now and the vision of what it might become  ...  To support this argument, we discuss an urban planning project, known as the Lower Mill Site Project, which involved active participation of high school students from the local community.  ...  Our point that young people have perhaps been devalued or overlooked in regard to their capacity to contribute to discussions of public space planning is supported by other researchers [9, 10, 11, 12,  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.futures.2011.01.008 fatcat:wrhv7dkrk5egvfbaknuobu4i3m

Pork, Place, and Planning

James A. Throgmorton
2012 Poroi  
places and people.  ...  Third, proposed policies must make sense to ordinary people in terms they understand.  ... 
doi:10.13008/2151-2957.1101 fatcat:mpu3opnncnczzkcbo2cayskr4e

Place Matters: The Significance of Place Attachments for Children's Well-Being

G. Jack
2008 British Journal of Social Work  
largely confined to providing a range of public services that aim to support parents (Department for Children, Schools and Families, 2007) .  ...  of their loss is recognized, the extent of the changes involved, and the availability of support and opportunities for positive action after the disruption (Young and Wilmott, 1957; Fried, 1963; Edelstein  ... 
doi:10.1093/bjsw/bcn142 fatcat:xw4tc5qhjbdzhfzji2mpiknw2e
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