Journal article

The emerging addition of resilience as a component of sustainability in urban policy

Kathryn Davidson, Minh Phuong Nguyen Thi, Ruth Beilin, Jessie Briggs

Cities | Elsevier | Published : 2019


The concept of resilience is progressively capturing the interest of scholars and practitioners in the field of urban policy. This increase in interest is directed towards the need for a better understanding of the conditions for effective and legitimate governance in a complex, interconnected, and volatile world fraught with a new class of poorly understood systematic risk. We are progressively observing resilience as a component of sustainability as the dominant organising frame in the field of urban planning. The application of the adapted Wilkinson (2011) framework, which we situate within a broader framework for evaluating metropolitan plans (Nguyen, Davidson & Gleeson, 2018), reveals t..

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