Bibliography: Smart Cities and Digital Infrastructure

The following is a selection of research relating to smart cities and digital infrastructure, in the context of Singapore. Key topics include smart city discourses, the use of big data, responses to COVID-19, and digital governance.

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Albino, V., Berardi, U., & Dangelico, R. M. (2015). Smart Cities: Definitions, Dimensions, Performance, and Initiatives. Journal of Urban Technology, 22(1), 3–21.

Angelidou, M. (2017). The Role of Smart City Characteristics in the Plans of Fifteen Cities. Journal of Urban Technology, 24(4), 3–28.

Bhati, A., Hansen, M., & Chan, C. M. (2017). Energy conservation through smart homes in a smart city: A lesson for Singapore households. Energy Policy, 104, 230–239.

Calder, K. E. (2016). Singapore: Smart City, Smart State. Brookings Institution Press.

Cavada, M., Tight, M. R., & Rogers, C. D. F. (2019). 14—A smart city case study of Singapore—Is Singapore truly smart? In L. Anthopoulos (Ed.), Smart City Emergence (pp. 295–314). Elsevier.

Chang, F., & Das, D. (2020). Smart Nation Singapore: Developing Policies for a Citizen-Oriented Smart City Initiative. In D. Kundu, R. Sietchiping, & M. Kinyanjui (Eds.), Developing National Urban Policies: Ways Forward to Green and Smart Cities (pp. 425–440). Springer.

Cugurullo, F. (2018). The origin of the smart city imaginary: From the dawn of modernity to the eclipse of reason. In The Routledge Companion to Urban Imaginaries. Routledge.

Das, D., & Zhang, J. J. (2021). Pandemic in a smart city: Singapore’s COVID-19 management through technology & society. Urban Geography, 42(3), 408–416.

Fredericks, J. (2020). From Smart City to Smart Engagement: Exploring Digital and Physical Interactions for Playful City-Making. In A. Nijholt (Ed.), Making Smart Cities More Playable: Exploring Playable Cities (pp. 107–128). Springer.

Ho, E. (2017). Smart subjects for a Smart Nation? Governing (smart)mentalities in Singapore. Urban Studies, 54(13), 3101–3118.

Hoe, S. L. (2016). Defining a smart nation: The case of Singapore. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society, 14(4), 323–333.

Huseien, G. F., & Shah, K. W. (2021). Potential Applications of 5G Network Technology for Climate Change Control: A Scoping Review of Singapore. Sustainability, 13(17), 9720.

Johnston, K. (2019). A Comparison of Two Smart Cities: Singapore & Atlanta. Journal of Comparative Urban Law and Policy, 3(1), 191–207.

Joo, Y.-M. (2021). Developmentalist smart cities? The cases of Singapore and Seoul. International Journal of Urban Sciences, 0(0), 1–19.

Lee, T., & Lee, H. (2020). Tracing surveillance and auto-regulation in Singapore: ‘Smart’ responses to COVID-19. Media International Australia, 177(1), 47–60.

Niculescu, A. I., & Wadhwa, B. (2015). Smart cities in South East Asia: Singapore concepts - an HCI4D perspective. Proceedings of the ASEAN CHI Symposium’15, 20–23.

Ojo, A., Curry, E., Janowski, T., & Dzhusupova, Z. (2015). Designing Next Generation Smart City Initiatives: The SCID Framework. In M. P. Rodríguez-Bolívar (Ed.), Transforming City Governments for Successful Smart Cities (pp. 43–67). Springer International Publishing.

Söderström, O. (2021). The three modes of existence of the pandemic smart city. Urban Geography, 42(3), 399–407.

Vanolo, A. (2014). Smartmentality: The Smart City as Disciplinary Strategy. Urban Studies, 51(5), 883–898.

Woods, O. (2020). Subverting the logics of “smartness” in Singapore: Smart eldercare and parallel regimes of sustainability. Sustainable Cities and Society, 53, 101940.

Zubizarreta, I., Seravalli, A., & Arrizabalaga, S. (2016). Smart City Concept: What It Is and What It Should Be. Journal of Urban Planning and Development, 142(1), 04015005.