Examines the concept of regional resilience, explaining how resilience can be promoted - or impeded - by regional characteristics and public policies. The authors illuminate how the walls that now segment metropolitan regions across political jurisdictions and across institutions have to be bridged in order for regions to cultivate resilience.
Margaret Weir is a professor of sociology and political science at the University of California, Berkeley, USA.Nancy Pindus is a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute, USA.Howard Wial is an economist and a fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, USA.Harold Wolman is director of the George Washington Institute of Public Policy at George Washington University and a non-resident senior fellow at Brookings, USA.
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Geography & Earth Science: Textbooks & Study Guides
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Harold Wolman, Howard Wial, Margaret Weir, Nancy Pindus