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Disrupted cities : when infrastructure fails / edited by Stephen Graham.

Contributor(s): Graham, Stephen, 1965- [editor. ].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookNew York : Routledge, 2010Description: xii, 196 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415991797 (pbk.); 041599179X (pbk.); 9780415991780 (hardback); 0415991781 (hardback); 9780203894484 (ebook); 0203894480 (ebook).Subject(s): Emergency management | Disasters -- Social aspects | Infrastructure (Economics)DDC classification: 363.34 GRA
Contents:
When infrastructures fail / Stephen Graham -- Managing the risk of cascading failure in complex urban infrastructures / Richard G. Little -- Disoriented city : infrastructure, social order, and the policy response to Hurricane Katrina / Benjamin Sims -- Power loss or blackout : the electricity network collapse of August 2003 in North America / Timothy W. Luke -- Containing insecurity : logistic space, U.S. port cities, and the "war on terror" / Deborah Cowen -- Clogged cities : sclerotic infrastructure / Simon Marvin and Will Medd-- Securitizing networked flows : infectious diseases and airports / S. Harris Ali and Roger Keil -- Disruption by design : urban infrastructure and political violence / Stephen Graham -- Infrastructure, interruption, and inequality : urban life in the global south / Colin McFarlane.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

When infrastructures fail / Stephen Graham -- Managing the risk of cascading failure in complex urban infrastructures / Richard G. Little -- Disoriented city : infrastructure, social order, and the policy response to Hurricane Katrina / Benjamin Sims -- Power loss or blackout : the electricity network collapse of August 2003 in North America / Timothy W. Luke -- Containing insecurity : logistic space, U.S. port cities, and the "war on terror" / Deborah Cowen -- Clogged cities : sclerotic infrastructure / Simon Marvin and Will Medd-- Securitizing networked flows : infectious diseases and airports / S. Harris Ali and Roger Keil -- Disruption by design : urban infrastructure and political violence / Stephen Graham -- Infrastructure, interruption, and inequality : urban life in the global south / Colin McFarlane.

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