Designing Resilience presents case studies of extreme events and analyzes the ability of affected individuals, institutions, governments, and technological systems to cope with disaster. Individual case studies, including Hurricane Katrina in the United States, the London bombings, and French preparedness for the Avian flu, are analyzed to determine effective and ineffective strategies.
Examines American attitudes on issues of national and international security. Based on over 13,000 in-depth interviews conducted over a ten-year period. Provides surprising insights into public opinion on nuclear deterrence, terrorism, and other security issues.