Resilience Imperative

Written By Magali Reghezza-Zitt
Resilience Imperative
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 October 2015
  • ISBN : 0081007760
  • Pages : 262 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Resilience Imperative written by Magali Reghezza-Zitt which was release on 06 October 2015, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: "We have to adapt to the impacts that, unfortunately, we can no longer avoid", said President Obama at the UN Climate Summit in September 2014. Adaptation and resilience are now a must in both academic research and international bodies. A fashionable concept, resilience's polysemy sparks many debates on its uses and operational relevance. This book bridges the increasing divide between academic research and the latest planning innovations, offering practical and conceptual insights for practitioners, researchers and students. Magali Reghezza-Zitt and Samuel Rufat present a cross-disciplinary, state-of-the-art debate and critical analysis of the social, spatial, practical and political implications of resilience. Offers a critical approach of resilience, based on a wide range of case studies Provides insights ranging from the most recent theoretical issues to the most practical engineering innovations Links the latest cross-disciplinary academic insights with the up-to-date, practical innovations

Resilience Imperative

Resilience Imperative
  • Author : Magali Reghezza-Zitt,Samuel Rufat
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-10-06
  • Total pages : 262
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : "We have to adapt to the impacts that, unfortunately, we can no longer avoid", said President Obama at the UN Climate Summit in September 2014. Adaptation and resilience are now a must in both academic research and international bodies. A fashionable concept, resilience's polysemy sparks many debates on its uses and ...

The Resilience Imperative

The Resilience Imperative
  • Author : Michael Lewis,Patrick Conaty
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release Date : 2012-06-12
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : Argues that the economy can only be improved through major changes that will make it more decentralized and cooperative, including such novel ideas as energy self-sufficiency, interest-free financing, affordable housing, local food systems and more. Original....

Architecture and Resilience

Architecture and Resilience
  • Author : Kim Trogal,Irena Bauman,Ranald Lawrence,Doina Petrescu
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-12-20
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : Resilience will be a defining quality of the twenty-first century. As we witness the increasingly turbulent effects of climate change, the multiple challenges of resource depletion and wage stagnation, we know that our current ways of living are not resilient. Our urban infrastructures, our buildings, our economies, our ways of ...

Resilience

Resilience
  • Author : Sandrine Robert
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-01-19
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : The articulation between persistence and change is relevant to a great number of different disciplines. It is particularly central to the study of urban and rural forms in many different fields of research, in geography, archaeology, architecture and history. Resilience puts forward the idea that we can no longer be ...

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Disaster Risk Reduction for Resilience
  • Author : Saeid Eslamian
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-06-27
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Resilience in the Anthropocene
  • Author : David Chandler,Kevin Grove,Stephanie Wakefield
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Total pages : 206
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : This book offers the first critical, multi-disciplinary study of how the concepts of resilience and the Anthropocene have combined to shape contemporary thought and governmental practice. Faced with the climate catastrophe of the Anthropocene, theorists and policymakers are increasingly turning to ‘sustainable’, ‘creative’ and ‘bottom-up’ imaginaries of governance. The book ...

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  • Author : Pal, Chandrashri,Babu, Suresh Chandra,Pathmanathan, Hamsha
  • Publisher : Intl Food Policy Res Inst
  • Release Date : 2017-05-19
  • Total pages : 48
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : Prolonged civil wars can have long-lasting adverse effects on food systems, leading to poverty and food insecurity. Overcoming food insecurity and land inequality is particularly difficult because of the highly politicized nature of conflict. This paper builds on the existing literature on food sovereignty to ensure sustainable livelihoods and community ...

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  • Author : Freddy Vinet
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-09-27
  • Total pages : 364
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : In the past thirty years, knowledge on flooding has greatly increased by moving away from purely hydrological and hydraulic science and opening up to other disciplines such as economics or human and geographical sciences. It is as part of this multidisciplinary approach that this book proposes a review of current ...

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  • Author : Catherine McDermott
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-06-02
  • Total pages : 280
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : In Feel-Bad Postfeminism, Catherine McDermott provides crucial insight into what growing up during empowerment postfeminism feels like, and outlines the continuing postfeminist legacy of resilience in girlhood coming-of-age narratives. McDermott's analysis of Gone Girl (2012), Girls (2012–2017) and Appropriate Behaviour (2012) illuminates a major cultural turn in which the pleasures of postfeminist empowerment ...

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Futureproof
  • Author : Jon Coaffee
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-01-01
  • Total pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : A compelling and definitive account of why we need to radically rethink our approach to dealing with catastrophic events Catastrophic events such as 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the Tohoku "Triple Disaster" of earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown that hit the eastern seaboard of Japan in 2012 are seen as surprises that have ...

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  • Author : Éloi Laurent
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-03-29
  • Total pages : 285
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : The purpose of this volume, bringing together key actors of the well-being community, including scholars and policy-makers, is to advance the understanding and undertaking of the well-being transition away from growth and toward resilience and sustainability, at a time when this progress has become a vital necessity. A decade after ...

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  • Author : Raj Nallari,Breda Griffith,Shahid Yusuf
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2012-05-14
  • Total pages : 184
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : Since the 1990s, new economic geography has received a lot of attention as mainstream economists such as Krugman and others began to focus on where economic activity occurs and why. Coincidentally, international trade, location theory, and urban economics all appear to be asking the same question: where is economic activity ...

Commons Sense

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  • Author : Pat Conaty
  • Publisher : Hawthorn Press
  • Release Date : 2014-10-25
  • Total pages : 104
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : How Garden City and Community Land Trust methods enable 'associative democracy' vision to be put into practice through the development of social-public partnerships....

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  • Author : C.A. Brebbia,A. Galiano-Garrigos
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release Date : 2016-12-28
  • Total pages : 502
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : Including papers presented at the 11th International Conference on Urban Regeneration and Sustainability held in Alicante, Spain, this book addresses the multidisciplinary aspects of urban planning; a result of the increasing size of cities, the amount of resources and services required and the complexity of modern society. Most of the ...

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  • Author : Philip McShane
  • Publisher : Axial Publishing
  • Release Date : 2013-09-25
  • Total pages : 145
  • ISBN : 0081007760
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Summary : Envisages a population of collaborators—some with a knack for recovering the story of lost or overlooked ideas; others with a knack for visioning a better future; and all bent towards cyclically radiating the light of timely ideas in markets, schools, and town halls....