Everyday Resilience of the City by Jon Coaffee
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Everyday Resilience of the City
By Jon Coaffee

The Everyday Resilience of the City

How Cities Respond to Terrorism and Disaster

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Everyday Resilience of the City by Jon Coaffee

Book Description

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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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230546738
ISBN-10: 0230546730
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 23mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Jon Coaffee

Urban Resilience by Jon Coaffee Urban Resilience, Hardback (May 2016)

In the century of the city when crisis has become the new normal, planners are trying to find ways to make cities less vulnerable and to build in resilience. Drawing on international examples and detailed case-studies, this book examines the theory and practice of urban resilience in response to a range of disruptions.

Securing and Sustaining the Olympic City by Jon Coaffee Securing and Sustaining the Olympic City, Hardback (April 2011)

Through analyzing the social and community impact of the 2012 Games and its security operation on East London, this book concludes by considering the key debates as to whether utopian visions of legacy can be sustained given the demands of providing a global securitised event of the magnitude of the modern Olympics.

Terrorism, Risk and the Global City by Jon Coaffee Terrorism, Risk and the Global City, Hardback (September 2009)

Focuses on terrorism and urbanism related to the changing nature of terrorism and the security challenges facing western nations and their cities. This work highlights how London is leading the way in developing best practice in counter-terrorist design and management and how such practice is being internationalised.

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Author Biography - Jon Coaffee

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.

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