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Urban Regions Now & Tomorrow

Between vulnerability, resilience and transformation

  • Sonja Deppisch

Part of the Studien zur Resilienzforschung book series (STRE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x

About this book

Introduction

This book is dealing with past, current and future change processes in European, Northern American as well as Australian cities and urban regions, and with the challenges they pose to a resilient urban development. Additionally, contributions deal with potential transformations of urban and regional development and related planning and governance approaches. It is referred to three dominant concepts on how it can be dealt with long-term or surprising and also sudden disastrous change, with an overweight on resilience.

Contents

  • Past, current and future change processes and their consequential challenges to urban and regional development
  • Empirical as well as theoretical-conceptual reference to vulnerability, resilience and transformation as the dominant concepts on how it can be dealt with long-term or surprising and also sudden disastrous change; overweight on resilience
  • Resilient development in urban regions of Europe, Northern America and Australia and potential transformations

Target Groups

  • scientists, practitioners and stakeholders from different disciplines and contexts working in urban and regional development and focusing especially on change processes in urban contexts and how to deal with their challenges
  • scientists, students and further scholars  who are interested or involved in the ongoing debates on resilience and transformation, here with the prevailing reference to the future development of urban regions

The Editor

Dr. Sonja Deppisch, HafenCity University Hamburg, involved in research on resilience in urban and regional planning and development since 2009.

Keywords

Urban regions Vulnerability Resilience Transformation transition Change processes Challenges to urban and regional development

Editors and affiliations

  • Sonja Deppisch
    • 1
  1. 1.HafenCity Universität HamburgHamburgGermany

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