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

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

by Jon Coaffee, David Murakami Murakami Wood, Peter Rogers
     
 

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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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230266384
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/14/2008
Series:
New Security Challenges Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author



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.
 

STUART CROFT is Professor of International Relations at the University of Birmingham.

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