Journal article

Has ‘resilience’ changed anything? A reflection on the introduction of resilience to risk governance in Parisian region / Gestion des risques et des crises, entre gouvernance de la sécurité et gouvernance territoriale. Ce que la résilience change (ou pas) en Île-de-France

Magali Reghezza-Zitt, Ihnji Jon

L’Espace Politique | OpenEdition | Published : 2019


This article documents the introduction of ‘resilience’ to the French model of risk governance, and examines how this concept has been operationalized in risk and security governance as well as territorial governance in Parisian region. The article is based on qualitative approach, relying on formal interviews, participant and non-participant observation, regular informal exchanges with certain stakeholders and the analysis of gray literature documents (e.g. government reports, policy statements, and other technical reports). It first discusses the structural characteristics of risk governance in Île-de-France, underlining its territorial fragmentation and intricate matrices of actors in dif..

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