Deciphering Smart City Citizenship: The Techno-Politics of Data and Urban Co-Operative Platforms
Calzada, Igor (2018), Deciphering Smart City Citizenship: The Techno-Politics of Data and Urban Co-operative Platforms 63(1-2):42-81. RIEV (Revista Internacional de Estudios Vascos/International Journal on Basque Studies) DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.24498.35524/6.
36 Pages Posted: 19 Jan 2019 Last revised: 24 Dec 2019
Cardiff University, WISERD (Wales Institute for Social and Economic Research and Data); Basque Government - Basque Foundation for Science (IKERBASQUE); Ikerbasque Foundation UPV/EHU; University of the Basque Country
Date Written: December 23, 2019
The hegemonic ‘smart city’ approach in the European H2020 institutional framework is slowly evolving into a new citizen-centric paradigm called the ‘experimental city’. While this evolution incorporates social innovations — including urban co-operative platforms that are flourishing as (smart) citizens are increasingly considered decision-makers rather than data providers — certain underlying ethical and democratic issues concerning the techno-politics of data remain unresolved.
Keywords: Smart Cities, Living Labs, Urban Co-Operative Platforms, Social Innovation, Europe, Techno-Politics of Data, GDPR, Digital Rights, Penta Helix
JEL Classification: O35, O38, O33, O3, O18, H57, R58, P48, P36, P13, P16
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