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

Hardcover | December 15, 2008

byJon Coaffee

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This book focuses on the historical and contemporary responses of urban authorities to disaster and terrorism and what this means for citizens and society.

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This book focuses on the historical and contemporary responses of urban authorities to disaster and terrorism and what this means for citizens and society.

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 MUR...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 8.82 × 5.66 × 0.96 inPublished:December 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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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