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Resilience through social cohesion: A case study on the role of organizations

  • Bo TackenbergEmail author
  • Tim Lukas
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Abstract

While the main focus of national and international organizations in the 1990s has been on ‘sustainable development,’ today their goals concentrate increasingly on promoting resilience. Nowadays, it seems less about fighting the causes of catastrophic events, but rather about enabling people or entire societies to survive in an increasingly uncontrollable and unpredictable world. The concept of resilience promises answers to various security problems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute for Public Safety and Emergency ManagementUniversity of WuppertalWuppertalGermany

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