The Everyday Resilience of the City: How Cities Respond to Terrorism and Disaster by J. CoaffeeThe Everyday Resilience of the City: How Cities Respond to Terrorism and Disaster by J. Coaffee

The Everyday Resilience of the City: How Cities Respond to Terrorism and Disaster

byJ. Coaffee

Hardcover | November 14, 2008

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This book examines the practice of urban resilience past and present, drawing on deeper global historical sources and detailed case-studies of contemporary Britain. It argues that resilience is neither new nor necessarily about protecting ordinary people, but part of a long struggle over the control of cities.
JON COAFFEE is a Senior Lecturer in Spatial Planning and Urban Regeneration in the Centre for Urban Policy Studies at the University of Manchester, UK. He has published widely on issues related to the social and economic future of cities and especially the impact of terrorism on the functioning and management of urban areas.DAVID MURAK...
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Title:The Everyday Resilience of the City: How Cities Respond to Terrorism and DisasterFormat:HardcoverDimensions:341 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.94 inPublished:November 14, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230546730

ISBN - 13:9780230546738

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Table of Contents

Introduction The Vulnerable City in History Resilience and Social Control in the City The Threat of Total Devastation Controlling the Risky City The Intensification of Control: Towards Urban Resilience States of Protection and Emergency: The Rise of Resilience The UK National Response The UK Regional Response Resilience and City-Regional Planning Urban Resilience and Everyday Life Security is Coming Home