Originality/value of chapter
The conclusion that the threat of natural disasters requires more rather than less autonomy in decision-making for the locality.
Furthermore, that the shift in objectives, from sustainability to resilience (mandating redundancy and sophisticated data retrieval) requires what we might call a more empowered city.
Hoffman, L.M. (2014), "From Sustainability to Resilience: Why Locality Matters", From Sustainable to Resilient Cities: Global Concerns and Urban Efforts (Research in Urban Sociology, Vol. 14), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 341-357. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1047-004220140000014015
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