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The Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

Edited by: David Chandler , Jon Coaffee

Print publication date:  November  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138784321
eBook ISBN: 9781315765006
Adobe ISBN: 9781317655992

10.4324/9781315765006
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Book description

Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policymaking from sustainable development and climate change, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and man-made disasters. Edited by leading academic authorities from a number of disciplines, this is the first handbook to deal with resilience as a new conceptual approach to understanding and addressing a range of interdependent global challenges.

The Handbook is divided into nine sections:

  • Introduction: contested paradigms of resilience;
  • the challenges of resilience;
  • governing uncertainty;
  • resilience and neoliberalism;
  • environmental concerns and climate change adaptation;
  • urban planning;
  • disaster risk reduction and response;
  • international security and insecurity;
  • the policy and practices of international development.

Highlighting how resilience-thinking is increasingly transforming international policy-making and government and institutional practices, this book will be an indispensable source of information for students, academics and the wider public interested in resilience, international relations and international security.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  2:  The etymology and genealogy of a contested concept Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Resilience, security and world politics Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Making resilience strange Download PDF
Chapter  5:  A social science perspective on resilience Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The nature of resilience Download PDF
Chapter  7:  The promise of security Download PDF
Chapter  8:  An ethic of care for resilience Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The digitization of resilience Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Resilience and the inversion of possibility and reality Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Resilience, complexity and neoliberalism Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Resilience, power and money Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Resilience, governmentality and neoliberalism Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Climate change and security Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Resilience and the neoliberal counterrevolution Download PDF
Chapter  16:  The operationalization of resilience in pastoral regions in east africa and central asia Download PDF
Chapter  17:  From maladaptation to adaptation Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Resilient territories and territorial cohesion Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Insurance as maladaptation Download PDF
Chapter  20:  A different cup of tea Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Managing disaster risk and resilience in the uk Download PDF
Chapter  22:  ‘Bouncing back’ to capitalism? Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The politics of security-driven resilience Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Resilience and disaster sites Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Civic resilience Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Dangerously exposed Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Resilience and development among ultra-poor households in rural ethiopia Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Developing resilience Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Resilience and the post-colonial Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Conclusion Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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