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Terrorism, risk and the global city : towards urban resilience / by Jon Coaffee

By: Coaffee, Jon
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey, England Ashgate Pub. cop. 2009Description: xii, 361 sISBN: 9780754690467 (ebook : alk. paper); 9780754674283 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): City and town life -- England -- London -- Psychological aspects | City planning -- England -- London | Crime prevention and architectural design -- England -- London | Emergency management -- England -- London | London Terrorist Bombings, London, England, 2005 | London Terrorist Bombings, London, England, 2005 | Public buildings -- Security measures -- England -- London | Risk perception -- England -- London | Terrorism -- England -- London -- Prevention | Bombdåden i London 2005 | Brottsförebyggande verksamhet -- England -- London | Katastrofberedskap -- England -- London | Offentliga byggnader -- säkerhetsaspekter -- England -- London | Stadsliv -- psykologiska aspekter -- England -- London | Stadsplanering -- England -- London | Terrorism -- prevention -- England -- LondonDDC classification: 307.1/21609421 Other classification: 307 | Odgb
Contents:
Transforming cities in the age of terrorism -- Introduction: terrorism, risk and the global city -- Urban restructuring and the development of defensive landscapes -- Controlling urban security discourse -- Risk society, resilient planning, and the global terrorist threat -- The city of London's response -- Constructing and reinforcing the ring of steel -- Distributing the financial risk of terrorism -- Framing, legitimising and negotiating the city's response to -- Terrorist risk -- Terrorism, risk and the future city: towards urban resilience -- Beating the bombers: a decade of counter terrorism in the city of -- London -- Terrorism and future urbanism in the wake of 9/11 -- London prepared? resilience, reputation, and the global city
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Includes bibliographical references and index

Transforming cities in the age of terrorism -- Introduction: terrorism, risk and the global city -- Urban restructuring and the development of defensive landscapes -- Controlling urban security discourse -- Risk society, resilient planning, and the global terrorist threat -- The city of London's response -- Constructing and reinforcing the ring of steel -- Distributing the financial risk of terrorism -- Framing, legitimising and negotiating the city's response to -- Terrorist risk -- Terrorism, risk and the future city: towards urban resilience -- Beating the bombers: a decade of counter terrorism in the city of -- London -- Terrorism and future urbanism in the wake of 9/11 -- London prepared? resilience, reputation, and the global city

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