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

by Coaffee, Jon Published by : Ashgate Pub. (Farnham, Surrey, England) Physical details: xii, 361 s. ISBN:9780754690467 (ebook : alk. paper); 9780754674283 (hardcover : alk. paper). Year: 2009
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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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