Urban Resilience for Risk and Adaptation Governance: Theory and Practice - Resilient Cities (Hardback)Grazia Brunetta (editor), Ombretta Caldarice (editor), Nicola Tollin (editor), Marti Rosas-Casals (editor), Jordi Morato (editor)
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This book brings together a series of theory and practice essays on risk management and adaptation in urban contexts within a resilient and multidimensional perspective. The book proposes a transversal approach with regard to the role of spatial planning in promoting and fostering risk management as well as institutions' challenges for governing risk, particularly in relation to new forms of multi-level governance that may include stakeholders and citizen engagement. The different contributions focus on approaches, policies, and practices able to contrast risks in urban systems generating social inclusion, equity and participation through bottom-up governance forms and co-evolution principles. Case studies focus on lessons learned, as well as the potential and means for their replication and upscaling, also through capacity building and knowledge transfer. Among many other topics, the book explores difficulties encountered in, and creative solutions found, community and local experiences and capacities, organizational processes and integrative institutional, technical approaches to risk issue in cities.
Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 760 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: 1st ed. 2019
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