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Urban Resilience


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PART I: TOWARDS A FRAMEWORK FOR RESILIENT PLANNING AND URBAN LIVING 1. Why Does Urban Resilience Matter? 2. The Origins, Evolution and Critiques of Resilience PART II: PROCESSES OF URBAN RESILIENCE 3. The Resilience Turn in Planning Policy and Practice 4. Urban Resilience as Adaptive or Maladaptive? 5. Assessing City Resilience PART III: URBAN RESILIENCE IN PRACTICE 6. Adaptive Resilience to Climate Change and Extreme Weather Events 7. Security-driven Urban Resilience 8. Coping With Large-Scale Disasters 9. Preparing for 'Slow-Burn' Shock Events 10. Anticipating the Future: Planning the Resilient City of Tomorrow

About the Author

Jon Coaffee is Professor of Urban Geography and Director of the Resilient Cities Laboratory and the Warwick Institute for the Science of Cities at the University of Warwick, UK, and an exchange Professor at New York University, USA. Peter Lee is Senior Lecturer in Urban and Regional Studies and former Director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at the University of Birmingham, UK.

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