Urban resilience and urban sustainability

Authored by: Christian Kuhlicke , Sigrun Kabisch , Dieter Rink

The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  November  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138583597
eBook ISBN: 9780429506666
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9780429506666-2

 Download Chapter

 

Abstract

Urban resilience and urban sustainability have become key concepts in urban research and they are prominent ideas guiding policy in the face of urbanization as a global megatrend. As boundary-spanning normative concepts, they challenge and facilitate communication across scientific disciplines as well as exchange and coordination between and among representatives from science, policymaking, and practice. We discuss the origins of urban resilience and urban sustainability, as well as their similarities and differences by structuring the discussion around four key topics underpinning both concepts. We plead for a context-related assessment of both concepts in science and policy, acknowledging their advantages and constraints.

 Cite
Search for more...
Back to top

Use of cookies on this website

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of our site. You can find out more in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to use the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.