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When projects are exclusionary, they are bound to fail because they are void of a collective sense of belonging and ownership. The government of Lesotho has been stridently pursuing renewable energy initiatives to augment the hamstrung monopoly provider and increasing user demand in energy provision. Based on content analysis, this study revealed t...
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The paper argues that post-socialist neoliberal democracy is hindered by the exposed or conditioned ethnic symbolic radical populism, particularly in the post-Yugoslav ethnonationalism political behavior: the approach towards the fascist ideology symbols disregards the communist social memory of stability and collectivism-oriented community. Former...
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Over the last three decades, festivals and events staged in public spaces have been an important element in the neoliberal regeneration of cities. However, so-called festivalisation strategies have been subject to criticism for their focus on economic imperatives to the detriment of the lives of urban residents. In many cities of the Global North,...
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Research on social perceptions and effective participation about Climate Change (CC) appears to be a critical component of the socio-political contexts in which CC mitigation and adaptation plans and the necessary political and behavioral change for the ecological transition are developed. This study sought to develop itself as a strategy to involv...
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We examine two aspects of decentralized governance by conducting lab-in-the-field experiments in five villages in Central and Eastern Europe. We experimentally test the effect of (1) democratically elected local leader’s endorsement and (2) citizen’s participation in the choice of environmental public goods (EPG) on their voluntary contributions. O...
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The aim of this study was to analyze the organization and provision of specialized care (SC) and health transport in regional polyclinics in the state of Bahia, Brazil. We conducted a qualitative exploratory single case study of a polyclinic based on semi-structured interviews with key informants in municipal and state health services. We sought to...
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This article examines how the inhabitants of a culturally diverse suburban estate in Finland strive for meaningful encounters in their lives. The focus is on Kontula, a residential working-class district on the eastern periphery of Helsinki, which has become a powerful symbol of the ills of contemporary urbanity—poverty and social problems, as well...
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Governance at the local level involves challenges in terms of structure, organization, participation and collaboration. This essay aims to delve into relevant topics that explain the complexity of governance at the local level. We will address issues related to the structure and organization of governance systems, as well as fragmentation, fiscal d...
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Compañía central de teléfonos (CPTSA) instala la primera central digital en Lima Llegada del primer celular por parte de Tele Móvil con la red 1G 1994 Llegada del internet al Perú , inaugurándose en ese mismo año la primera cabina de internet en Miraflores La empresa Claro inserta el uso del 2G en teléfono móviles Así fue evolucionando la red, hast...
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Deep structural transformations aimed at strengthening climate action and community participation are occurring in Chile, especially after the social unrest of October 2019. The ongoing political crisis has even generated the unprecedented possibility of writing a new constitution through an entirely democratic process. This article explores to wha...
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The potential for introducing voluntary citizen participation, combined with mobile services, for cadastral data collection for a systematic first registration has been thoroughly investigated and even implemented in some official projects. This data collection procedure can technically be ac-complished safely, but results have shown that many part...
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“Son – you’ll be a soldier one day”, one of thousands of comments on a YouTube video about using memes (particularly viral images) in war. Memes have grown in global importance, from their central propaganda/morale-influencing role in the War in Ukraine to political campaign conflicts around major issues to virtual ‘battles’ involving online commun...
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Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) is at an all-time high. From this perspective, the need to identify decisive factors to attain territorial success in terms of a sustainable development of border areas and regions through CBC projects is vital, so that the quality of life of the resident populations can improve in turn. Contextually, the main goal of...
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El artículo aborda las derivaciones analíticas y fácticas de un proyecto de extensión universitaria sobre el espacio público, que articuló un proceso de participación de diferentes organizaciones sociales, instituciones y la comunidad del barrio Cuenca XV de la ciudad de Neuquén. Desde lo metodológico, se adoptó la investigación-acción participativ...
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The recent global experiences of new collaborations, participatory, and liberal governance systems are increasingly demanding a systematic reconfiguration of public expenditure and management (PEM) systems, processes, and praxis. At the moment, there is no consensus regarding the importance, scope, and implications of these prevailing PEM reforms....
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By means of an original mixed-method research design, this article analyzes the French Yellow Vests’ attitudes to democracy and democratic innovations. First, we find that Yellow Vests’ protesters are supportive of innovations aiming at controlling elected representatives, and that populist attitudes enhance support for direct public control. Secon...
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The importance of human mobility analyses is growing in both research and practice, especially as applications for urban planning and mobility rely on them. Aggregate statistics and visualizations play an essential role as building blocks of data explorations and summary reports, the latter being increasingly released to third parties such as munic...
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RESUMEN: Acontecimientos políticos recientes en el contexto mediático cubano han comenzado a dibujar un compromiso de transformación que incluye el reconocimiento explícito de la información y la comunicación derechos y bienes públicos. Los medios de comunicación aparecen así, entre otras cosas, como herramientas que deben facilitar una activa part...
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Las tecnologías de la información y la comunicación posibilitan la colaboración de los públicos en los procesos de producción informativa. Una de las fórmulas de participación ciudadana que implica un mayor aumento del valor de los productos periodísticos es la cocreación, una técnica que permite integrar a los receptores en la ideación, el desarro...
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While few would advocate that policy decisions be based solely on interest group influence or political pandering, few would also agree that decisions be based solely on evidence from randomized trials devoid of context or attention to stakeholder concerns. Yet, this is the implicit tension that has emerged between scholars, who privilege rigorousl...
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This paper presents a participatory experience implemented in the medium-sized city of Lucena (Cordoba) to develop a proposal for intervention on fifteen public heritage buildings. The work was based on identifying the network of key actors, including technical and political managers of municipal areas, the Municipal Corporation and society, throug...
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Cities face the challenge of transforming existing buildings to be reused, particularly those that are underused or not used at all. Tackling this issue, the European Commission approved in 2014 a package of measures to promote a circular economy. According to this agreement, our cities can be more sustainable and resilient by transforming these un...
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Social media facilitates the exposure of individuals to a wide range of political discussions and opinions. Extant research investigated how citizens participate in these deliberative behaviors and their implications for democratic citizenship, paying scant attention to users' avoidance tactics. In this study, we further investigate individuals' pe...
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The creation of the Urban Wetlands Law has emerged as a promising initiative to address the challenges of urban wetland management in Chile. Concepción, with its urban wetlands, is presented as a relevant case study for the analysis of water management of these ecosystems. The simple identification of the actors involved in the territory is not eno...
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This article aims to introduce the “Living Lab” ecosystem, which is described as an innovation tool by the European Union, and to explain the contribution of living labs to the field of smart urban planning through country examples. Living labs, which take place in the urban ecosystem as open innovation environments, are considered as useful tools...
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Encouraging households to adopt residential water conservation behaviors, as an efficient strategy for sustainable water supply, has caught the attention of water demand management. However, the success of such policies depends on the voluntary acceptance of these measures by urban households. Considering the important role of psychology in explain...
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Donors have strongly advocated decentralization on the grounds that it broadens the participation of citizens in development processes, thereby increasing government responsiveness to their needs. Although there have been studies seeking to establish the veracity of this claim, they remain weak on two fronts. One, while wealth differentials affect...
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Background Gastric cancer (GC) is mostly related to Helicobacter pylori (Hp) infection, and risk-stratified screening (RS) for GC has been adopted in some cities. We aimed to investigate the efficacy of RS as compared with barium X-ray screening (XR) recommended by Japan for GC. Methods Repeated cross-sectional study from the data of Yokosuka Publ...
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The use of social media, such as Twitter, has changed the information landscape for citizens’ participation in crisis response and recovery activities. Given that drought progression is slow and also spatially extensive, an interesting set of questions arise, such as how the usage of Twitter by a large population may change during the development o...
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The current thesis presents research about new methods of citizen participation based on digital technologies. The focus on the research lies on decentralized methods of participation where citizens take the role of co-creators. The research project first conducted a review of the literature on citizen participation, its origins and the different p...
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Recent years have witnessed significant achievements and technological advances in citizen science (CS) projects; nevertheless, significant global challenges are present. Proof of this is in the joint efforts of international organizations to achieve the 2030 SDG agenda in a complex environment. Thus, UNESCO has recognized CS as being among the ini...
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This article presents the first main outcomes of the innovative experience of the Municipal Accessibility Lab of Lecce, a technical-administrative structure established for guiding the implementation of the Accessibility Plan of the city. In order to make Lecce an accessible, comfortable and safe city, the research activities of the Accessibility L...
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This article proposes a discussion on the form of coexistence of local Development Agencies in Uruguay, with local governments in the face of the new scenarios marked by the decentralization process, initiated in the country with the Constitutional Reform of 1996 and culminating in February 2009, with the Law of Political Decentralization and Citiz...
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Public spaces are central to the wellbeing of city residents, but what exactly are the design principles that ensure the vitality of public space? How do professionals rank these principles? Do they share a common understanding of theory and praxis? Using a mixed research methodology, we attempt to answer these questions. We first identified eight...
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Designing backcasting scenarios is a powerful approach to the development of sustainable visions and pathways for governments or enterprises in the early stage of their policy‐making or strategic decision‐making process. To date, a number of scholars have proposed various backcasting methods, in which workshops are often used to reflect the voices...
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Por medio del presente artículo de investigación se pretende analizar desarrollo jurídico y democrático que ha representado, en los últimos años, para Colombia un mecanismo de participación ciudadana, como lo es la consulta popular, en las actividades mineras a través de las cuales se permite la exploración y explotación de los recursos naturales y...
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In the last three decades, the Government of Uganda has put in place frameworks and executed reforms aimed at establishing an effective and participatory public finance management (PFM) system. This article examines the successes and failures of these reforms/frameworks. The main findings of this article are twofold. On the one hand, decent success...
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Introduction. The subject of the study is the novelties of the draft federal law “On the general principles of organizing local self-government in a single system of public authority” in terms of the legal regulation of direct municipal democracy. It is distinguished by a significant reduction in the existing forms of direct participation of the po...
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Belarus and Ukraine embarked on digitalisation relying on an international experience. Ukraine experienced difficulties in building infrastructure and connecting their regions and faced challenges in providing training and raising citizen awareness on advantages of the digital services. Yet, the digitalization reform proceeded from the principles o...
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Uneven distribution of employment opportunities and services, the imbalances in access to housing and job opportunities for the entire population, and the difficulties of providing access to urban services for all urban dwellers may also increase socio spatial inequalities. Chapter 3 describes emerging issues related to the tradeoff between afforda...
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The elections are the most important citizens’ participation in political decison-making in every state. Electoral rules shape the electoral democracy as one of the essential component of democracy. Free and fair elections are the basis for government legitimacy and the cornerstone of democracy. Electoral right is a fundamental political right, whi...
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Objective: This study aims to provide empirical evidence about the effect of macroeconomic conditions (inflation and GDP growth) and governance (control of corruption, stability politics, and voice and accountability) on private participation in PPP infrastructure projects in Indonesia as proxied by a total investment of PPP project. Design/Method...
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The topic of pinpointing Nature-Based Solutions (NBS) in the urban context has been cultivating interests lately from different scholars, urban planning practitioners and policymakers. This Special Issue originates from the Greening Cities Shaping Cities Symposium held at the Politecnico di Milano (12–13 October 2020), aiming at bridging the gap be...
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Despite the rising recognition of citizen participation in government decision-making and negotiation as time progresses, a contradiction exists in the United Kingdom. There has been a significant fall in participation in parliamentary elections in the United Kingdom, which some proponents of democracy attribute to a negative attitude about governm...
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'Participation' is increasingly emphasized in Norwegian public discourse. Here, 'participation' is presented as something that happens and should increase within, together with and beyond the traditional areas of the welfare state. In this chapter, we examine such official representations and understandings of 'participation'. We examine the articu...
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Cultural landscapes can host natural and cultural areas. However, often, this distinction is not clear cut and the attempts to clarify this blur the character of landscapes. Vernacular landscapes today act as a living legacy, subject to transformation, preservation, or abandonment. This study analyses these legacies in order to evaluate elements an...
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Background: The history of evaluations on the African continent can be linked to the introduction of upward systems of accountability resulting from the rapid introduction of international aid programmes for the (re)building of African states during the post-independence era. Results-based management and monitoring and evaluation (ME) became common...
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The digital divide is a subject that has been given increased attention in Norway the last few years. This is partly due to the increased digitalization of public services and because the consequences for citizens of not keeping up with digital development have increased. In this report, we take a closer look at the requirements for using public di...
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Participatory research formats have recently gained in importance in historical research. This is particularly reflected in the increase in historically oriented citizen science projects. However, this development has so far received little attention in the relevant research literature and, especially in the Germanspeaking world, remains at best a...
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Resumo A Ciência Cidadã, enquanto princípio subjacente à Ciência Aberta, pressupõe o envolvimento dos cidadãos e da sociedade na utilização, no escrutínio e na produção de ciência. Caracteriza-se pela participação de amadores ou não-cientistas na construção do conhecimento científico, potenciada pela crescente utilização de tecnologias de informaçã...
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Plastic pollution is a matter of deep concern that requires an urgent and international response, involving stakeholders at all levels. The rapid increase of single-use plastic and medical waste, especially in the context of COVID-19, has caused a drastic progression in the plastic pollution crisis on a global scale. To identify an efficient plasti...
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Measuring citizen activities in online environments is an important enterprise in fields as diverse as political science, informatics, and education. Over the past decade, a variety of scholars have proposed survey instruments for measuring digital citizenship. This study investigates the psychometric properties of one such measure, the Digital Cit...
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Presentado: Oriana herrera El objetivo del documento es el de conocer más profundamente indagando alrededor de temas de gran relevancia dentro del contexto regional y nacional con relación a las empresas turísticas de Colombia, con la intención de inculcarle a la comunidad el construir la paz teniendo en cuenta la diversidad. A mi manera de ver ens...
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Cities are particularly affected by climate change impacts. Due to global warming, the frequency and intensity of summer heat events increases for many cities around the globe. Urban climatological studies have shown significant positive trends in the number of hot days and tropical nights. Heat stress is an important health as well as economic ris...
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Social media sites have become platforms for conversation and channels to share experiences and opinions, promoting public discourse. In particular, their use has increased in political topics, such as citizen participation, proselytism, or political discussions. Political marketing involves collecting, monitoring, processing, and analyzing large a...
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INVERSION PUBLICA: MARCO NORMATIVO, ÓRGANOS Y FASES DEL SISTEMA INVERTE.PE. Conferencia organizada por el Colegio de Abogados de Tacna en el marco del Diplomado de Gestión Pública. Se presenta el Ciclo de Inversión Pública, su beneficio para el desarrollo económico, presupuesto y ejecución de inversiones por niveles de gobierno del Perú, nuevas mod...
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تهدف هذه الورقة البحثية إلى توصيف المصفوفة الفلسفية والأمنية التي يبنى عليها النقاش الابستيمولوجي الجديد حول المشهد الإعلامي والاتصالي المنتقل من الثنائية التقليدية إلى إعلام"النحن" التشاركي أو "إعلام المواطنة"، كممارسة ساهم في تجليها التشبيك التقاني، وإشراك المواطن في النقاش السياسي عملا بالحق في تداول الحدث، إضافة إلى نقد مخرجات الإعلام التقليدي،...
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The right to vote is among the pillars of a representative democracy. The right promotes democracy by ensuring that citizens participate indirectly in the affairs of the government of their country by freely electing the leaders they want. This article examines the theoretical and practical aspects of the right to vote in Tanzania. In particular, t...
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One of the defining pillars of digital India is e-democracy wherein citizens may exercise their political rights by using the internet. It is hoped that with the implementation of the e democratic principles, ideals of citizen participation, citizen engagement, and citizen involvement may be better realised. However, achieving these goals of e-demo...
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Hintergrund: Communities That Care (CTC) ist ein Ansatz zur Übertragung präventionswissenschaftlicher Grundlagen in die kommunale Präventionspraxis. Mittels Schulungen und Tools unterstützt CTC Kommunen beim Aufbau lokaler Netzwerke zur Förderung der psychosozialen Gesundheit von Kindern und Jugendlichen. Bürgerbeteiligung, intersektorale Zusammena...
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The Regional Development Councils (Coredes), created in 1994, have become spaces for discussion of public policies, promotion of governance, and citizen participation in the multiple areas in which the public power operates. In this task, the Councils assume the work of elaborating the strategic plans of regional development. The 28 Coredes of the...
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This work started with the topic, Social Media And Citizens' Participation In E. Governance of Edo and Imo States of Nigeria. It adopted three specific objectives: Finding out the most outstanding social media platform which residents of Edo and Imo states receive information about governance in Edo and Imo states of Nigeria; finding out the major...
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El siguiente artículo tiene como objetivo compartir las reflexiones acerca de la definición conceptual de los mecanismos de la democracia directa, así como también realiza una serie de aproximaciones historiográficas y teóricas sobre la evolución de las múltiples formas de la democracia directa en el mundo occidental. Se realiza una discusión desde...
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En los últimos años ha surgido un movimiento global que confía en el desarrollo de las Tecnologías de la Información y las Comunicaciones (TIC) para fortalecer la legitimidad democrática en la toma de decisiones políticas. Este movimiento propende por la colaboración abierta, mediante el uso de TIC, entre distintos sectores de la ciudadanía y los ó...
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Much research has shown that online news engenders greater political participation, but less attention has been paid to how the relationship can be suppressed by government online surveillance and censorship, especially as Internet freedoms continue to decline in many parts of the world. Drawing from 2017–20 World Value Survey and Varieties of Demo...
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Citizen participation and input in urban community micro-regeneration is a co-production behavior that is conducive to improving citizens’ sense of belonging, thereby promoting community governance. In the context of low co-production levels amongst citizens, how the government adopts mobilization instruments is an important challenge. This paper i...
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The implementation of energy communities represents a cross-disciplinary phenomenon that has the potential to support the energy transition while fostering citizens' participation throughout the energy system and their exploitation of renewables. An important role is played by online information sources in engaging people in this process and increa...
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There is an increasing awareness that effective waste management is essential for transitioning towards a circular economy and achieving sustainable development goals. Scholars have studied inter-municipal cooperation (IMC) as a governance solution with the potential to generate economies of scale and reduce financial costs in waste management. How...
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Phenology observations are essential indicators to characterize the local effects of climate change. Citizen participation in the collection of phenological observations is a potential approach to provide data at both high temporal scale and fine grain resolution. Traditional observation practices of citizen science, although precise at the species...
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Este artículo propone una reflexión sobre aspectos relevantes para el avance en la construcción de la autonomía de las mujeres en las vivencias de las maternidades en Colombia, en perspectiva de políticas públicas, institucionalidad en salud y participación ciudadana, académica e investigativa. Dicha reflexión se enmarca en los resultados de una in...
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El Consultorio de arquitectura e ingeniería nace de una en alianza interdisciplinar entre facultades de la Universidad de Ibagué, con el propósito de formar a los futuros profesionales desde una mirada integral, para desarrollar a través de la práctica diferentes proyectos un impacto positivo en la comunidad. Asimismo, desde el apoyo técnico discip...
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La educación democrática del alumnado se levanta hoy como un área educativa de primer orden y Chile no es la excepción, lo que se ha manifestado en recientes leyes y cambios curriculares destinados a fortalecerla. Esto no resulta casual, sino que se fundamenta en la preocupación creciente ante los problemas globales que hoy afectan a la humanidad:...