Smart cities
smart people
smart governance

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Örselli, E. ., Bayrakcı, E. ., & Bilici, Z. . (2022). ANALYSIS OF SMART CITY PROJECTS IN TURKEY IN THE CONTEXT OF SMART PEOPLE AND SMART GOVERNANCE. Lex Humana (ISSN 2175-0947), 14(1), 382–399. Retrieved from


The objective of this study is to evaluate smart city projects in Turkey in general and assess them in the context of smart people and smart governance. In this context, the concept of smart city and its components are firstly discussed in the study, and smart people, smart governance and smart city governance are discussed. At the end of the study, some suggestions have been made for smart city applications in Turkey. Research data was collected through document analysis, which is one of the qualitative research methods. Each resource in the study was examined and analyzed regarding smart governance. According to the results obtained from the research findings; It has been determined that smart city policies in Turkey are generally top-down initiatives designed and implemented by state institutions and involving citizens in this process in the second step. Creating a truly smart city will only be possible by establishing a governance model that will bring together all the actors of cities in the process of change.



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