MANAGING CRISIS, EMERGENCIES AND MEGA EVENTS

DESCRIPTION

This subject is centered in developing the ability to articulate responses to crisis, emergencies and mega events in urban settings and critical infrastructure. Particular attention is drawn to concepts and models such as leadership and coordination in different scenarios. The concept of resilience is introduced in this subject as well. Students will have the opportunity to learn methods and findings resulting of the DRIVER project.

CONTENTS

– Concepts and models: leadership, coordination, scenarios
– Civil protection
– Public order
– Security and mega events
– Resilience
– The DRIVER project

ECTS: 5

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • Fussey, P., Coaffee, J., Armstrong, G., and Hobbs, D. (2011) Securing and Sustaining the Olympic City: Reconfiguring London for 2012 and beyond, Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Galdon-Clavell, G. and Fussey, P. (2011) URBE Seçao Especial: Cidades e Mega Eventos. Sao Paulo: URBE revista Brasileira de Gestao Urbana.
  • A. Silke (ed.) Psychology, Terrorism and Counterterrorism, London: Routledge, 2010.
  • Kraska, Peter B., and Kappeler, VICTOR. “Militarizing American Police: The Rise and Normalization of Paramilitary Units.” Social Problems 44, no. 1 (1997): 1–18.
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