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|ISBN:||9780415991780 0415991781 9780415991797 041599179X 9780203894484 0203894480|
|Description:||xii, 196 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
|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.
|Responsibility:||edited by Stephen Graham.|
"In this provocative, compelling book, Graham and an international team of collaborators add essential theoretical insights and empirical knowledge to the rapidly developing field of infrastructure