Carlos Nunes Silva

Carlos Nunes Silva, PhD, Professor Auxiliar at the Institute of Geography and Spatial Planning, University of Lisbon, Portugal, holds a degree in Geography (University of Coimbra), a post-graduation in European Studies (University of Coimbra - Faculty of Law), a Master degree in Human Geography: Regional and Local Planning (University of Lisbon), and a PhD in Geography: Regional and Local Planning (University of Lisbon). His research interests focus mainly on urban and metropolitan governance, the history and theory of urban planning, urban planning in Africa, urban e-planning, urban planning ethics, local government policies, local e-government, and research methods. His publications include 'Governing Urban Africa', 'Local Government and Urban Governance in Europe' (co-edited); 'Urban Planning in North Africa'; 'Urban Planning in Lusophone African Countries'; 'Emerging Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning'; 'Urban Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: Colonial and Postcolonial Planning Cultures'; 'Fiscal Austerity and Innovation in Local Governance in Europe' (co-edited); 'Citizen e-Participation in Urban Governance: Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Creativity'; 'Online Research Methods in Urban and Planning Studies: Design and Outcomes'; 'Handbook of Research on E-Planning: ICT for Urban Development and Monitoring'; 'Portugal: Sistema de Govern Local'; and 'Política Urbana em Lisboa, 1926-1974'. He is the Chair of the International Geographical Union Commission on ‘Geography of Governance’ (2016-2020), and the founding editor-in-chief of the ‘International Journal of E-Planning Research’ (IJEPR).

Publications

E-Governance in Africa and the Challenges Confronting Urban E-Planning: Lusophone African Countries
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2016. 23 pages.
This chapter explores trends in the development of e-governance in Africa, issues, challenges, opportunities, and innovative practices, as well as the impacts that...
Emerging Issues, Challenges, and Opportunities in Urban E-Planning
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2015. 380 pages.
Recent advances in information and communication technologies have enhanced the standards of metropolitan planning and development. These innovations have led to...
Open Source Urban Governance: Crowdsourcing, Neogeography, VGI, and Citizen Science
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2015. 18 pages.
The chapter explores the emerging paradigm of Open Source Urban Governance, a new urban policy model associated with the extensive use of computer-mediated...
E-Governance in Africa and the Challenges Confronting Urban E-Planning: Lusophone African Countries
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2015. 23 pages.
This chapter explores trends in the development of e-governance in Africa, issues, challenges, opportunities, and innovative practices, as well as the impacts that...
Citizen E-Participation in Urban Governance: Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Creativity
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2013. 392 pages.
The relationship between citizens and city governments is gradually transforming due to the utilization of advanced information and communication technologies in...
Open Source Urban Governance: Crowdsourcing, Neogeography, VGI, and Citizen Science
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2013. 18 pages.
The chapter explores the emerging paradigm of Open Source Urban Governance, a new urban policy model associated with the extensive use of computer-mediated...
Challenges and Prospects for E-Planning in Lusophone African Countries: Evidence from the UN E-Government Survey 2012
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2013. 10 pages.
The level of E-Planning development in African cities is in general far behind cities in developed countries. This is also, to a large extent, what happens in the...
E-Governance Development in Africa: Overview of Barriers and Challenges for Urban E-Planning
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2013. 14 pages.
This note explores trends in e-governance development in Africa and examines barriers and challenges confronting the development of Urban e-Planning in the...
International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR)
Carlos Nunes Silva. Est. 2012.
The International Journal of E-Planning Research (IJEPR) is a peer-reviewed international quarterly journal that publishes original theoretical and innovative...
Online Research Methods in Urban and Planning Studies: Design and Outcomes
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2012. 489 pages.
Researchers are retiring conventional paper-and-pencil research methods and embracing an expanded array of online methodological options. In urban and planning...
Research Methods for Urban Planning in the Digital Age
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2012. 16 pages.
The chapter provides an overview of online research methods for urban and planning research. In examining different digital technologies and Web-based research...
Handbook of Research on E-Planning: ICTs for Urban Development and Monitoring
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2010. 546 pages.
Traditional urban planning has progressed greatly thanks to developments in technology. Such technological advancements have created a new form of urban planning...
The E-Planning Paradigm – Theory, Methods and Tools: An Overview
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2010. 14 pages.
The chapter discusses the relationships between planning theory and the use of information and communication technologies in urban planning. It explores how recent...
International Journal of Information Communication Technologies and Human Development (IJICTHD)
Hakikur Rahman. Est. 2009.
Information and communication technologies are directly influencing the way human beings are engaging themselves in their routine activities. The governance...
E-Planning
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2008. 7 pages.
E-planning is the e-government concept applied to urban and regional planning. It is the widespread use of information and communication technologies (ICTs)...
Research Ethics in E-Public Administration
Carlos Nunes Silva. © 2008. 10 pages.
Public administration includes many professions and occupations, each with its own set of ethical guidelines. In addition, they have to follow the code of...
International Journal of Electronic Government Research (IJEGR)
Vishanth Weerakkody. Est. 2005.
The International Journal of Electronic Government Research (IJEGR) is a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary, international journal that publishes high-quality...