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Exploring Resilience: A Scientific Journey from Practice to Theory

22 May 19

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Explores different approaches for operationalization of resilience across scientific disciplines and system levels. Creates a theoretical foundation for a resilience framework across scientific disciplines and system levels. Develops suggestions and inspiration for the research community and practitioners in high-risk industries. Presents chapters from leading international authors representing different research disciplines and practical fields.

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Planning for Resilience: New Paths for Managing Uncertainty

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Discusses a multidisciplinary framework focused on planning theory, sociological risk approach, and knowledge management. Outlines the resilience concept that is applied to the entire PPRR (prevision-prevention-response-recovery) chain. Offers an in-depth unpublished Italian case study on earthquakes and hydrogeological risks.

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Resilience-Based Performance: Next Generation Guidelines for Buildings and Lifeline Standards

23 Apr 19

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This book focuses on the enhancements that are needed in the design and construction of buildings and lifeline systems to support a community’s social stability, economic vitality, and environmental sustainability. It provides the basis of a new approach that will be of interest to engineers, economists, planners, and government officials.

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Critical Infrastructures Resilience: Policy Engineering and Principles

06 Mar 18

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The Institution of Civil Engineers has published a new e-book of the textbook ‘Critical Infrastructures Resilience: Policy Engineering and Principles’ authored by CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly, CEE PhD student Udit Bhatia, and Political Science Professor and Director of the Global Resilience Institute, Stephen E. Flynn.

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