Urban Resilience and Distributive Justice

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Abstract

There is a growing awareness of the (potential) tensions be-tween urban resilience and justice. This paper provides a systematic account of justice issues in the context of urban resilience to natural disasters. On the one hand, I will demonstrate that the underlying understanding of resilience – as bouncing back/forward – shapes our understanding of the interplay between justice and resilience. On the other hand, I will argue that we should not only avoid unjust outcomes in the process of building resilience but also consider resilience engineering as a way of promoting urban justice.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103-111
Number of pages9
JournalSustainable and Resilient Infrastructure
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 23 May 2019

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Keywords

  • Justice
  • Urban justice
  • Natural disaster
  • Rights
  • Philosophy

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Urban Resilience and Distributive Justice. / Nagenborg, Michael Herbert.

In: Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure, Vol. 4, No. 3, 23.05.2019, p. 103-111.

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