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New Security Challenges

The Everyday Resilience of the City

How Cities Respond to Terrorism and Disaster

Authors: Coaffee, J., Wood, D.M., Rogers, P., Murakami Wood, D.M.

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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.

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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 MURAKAMI WOOD is a Lecturer at the Global Urban Research Unit, School of Architecture Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, UK. He works mainly on surveillance and the city, and is a founder and Managing Editor of the journal, Surveillance& Society, and a founder and trustee of the Surveillance Studies Network.

PETER ROGERS is a Lecturer in the Sociology of Law at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. He founded the British Sociological Association Urban Theory and Research Study Group and has sat on the BSA Council. He has published primarily in the themes of urban security, civil contingencies and terrorism; and minority participation; citizenship and democracy.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Everyday Resilience of the City
Book Subtitle
How Cities Respond to Terrorism and Disaster
Authors
Series Title
New Security Challenges
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58333-7
DOI
10.1057/9780230583337
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-54673-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36115-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 341
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