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Case Studies and Sustainable Urban Mobility Research Schemes: A Communication Channel among Researchers and Interdisciplinary Community Groups
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Volume 1, 2014
Issue 4 (August)
Pages: 42-51   |   Vol. 1, No. 4, August 2014   |   Follow on         
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Authors
[1]
Efthimios Bakogiannis, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
[2]
Maria Siti, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
[3]
Avgi Vassi, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
[4]
Georgia Christodoulopoulou, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
[5]
Charambos Kyriakidis, Department of Geography and Regional Planning, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece.
Abstract
This paper examines the usefulness of the case study methodological approach in planning and urban mobility research, bearing in mind complexities as well as any limitations occurring by generalization and identification of common epistemological ground. The importance of the methodology in communicating specific urban schemes among researchers, practitioners and stakeholders is explored. Conclusions are drawn in the basis of their contribution in active learning and transferability of knowledge to non-experts.
Keywords
Urban Mobility, Case Study, Methodological Tool, Research Approach
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