Beyond the Spirit of the New Urban Crisis – Risk-class and Resonance

Tyfield, David (2021) Beyond the Spirit of the New Urban Crisis – Risk-class and Resonance. In: The Handbook of Risk-Class. Edward Elgar. (In Press)

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Abstract

It does not seem hyperbole, overestimating the importance of one’s own time, to talk of the present moment globally as one of great disruption. In these circumstances, this chapter addresses a key question: How can we best understand and practically explore the contemporary new urban crisis (NUC) as a singular lens on the Four Challenges of the age in order to mitigate and overcome them? I argue here that the combined contributions of two concepts promise to be particularly illuminating in this regard: risk-class and resonance. Specifically, they offer strategic illumination regarding both means and plausible but surprising ends for better futures.

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02 Nov 2021 15:25
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In Press
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19 Nov 2021 16:26