Readings

Aldrich, Daniel P, and K. Crook (2008). Strong Civil-Society as a Double-Edged Sword: Sitting Trailers in Post-Katrina New Orleans.Political Research Quarterly. 16(3):379-389.

Agrawal, A, C. McSweeney and N. Perrin.(2008). Local Institutions and Climate Change Adaptation. The Social Dimensions of Climate Change. Research Note 113, World Bank, Washington DC.

Bickerstaff, K. et al. (2008). Constructing responsibilities for risk: negotiating citizen-state relationships. Environment and Planning A., 40(6):1312-1330.

Caruson, Kiki, and S. Macmanus (2008). Disaster Vulnerabilities: How Strong a Push Towards Regionalism and Intergovernmental Cooperation? American Review of Public Administration. 38(3):286-306.

Canadian Climate Impacts and Adaptation Research Network (C-CIARN) (2006). Adapting to climate change; An introduction for Canadian Municipalities. C-CIARN, Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa

Collis, Robert et al. (2007). Governance, Citizenship, and Municipal Provision. Journal of Urban History. Vol. 33, No. 6; 1006-1014.

Hanna, K., A. Dale and C. Ling. (2009). Social capital and quality of place: Reflections on growth and change in a small town, Local Environment, 14(1)33-46.

Haque, Emdad C. and D. Etkin (2006). People and community as constituent parts of hazards: the significance of societal dimensions in hazards analysis. Natural Hazards. 41; 271-282.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (2007). Working Group II Report Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability, IPCC, Geneva.

Lindley, S. J., Handley, J. F, Theuray, N., Peet, E. and McEvoy, (2006). Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change in the Urban Environment - assessing climate change related risk in UK urban areas. Journal of Risk Research, 9(5):543-568.

McEvoy D., Lindley S. and Handley J., (2006). Adaptation and mitigation in urban areas: synergies and conflicts. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Municipal Engineer, 159(4):185-191.

Murphy, B., (2007). Location social capital in resilient community-level emergency management. Natural Hazards. 41(2):297-315.

Niederberger, A,. (2005). Science for climate change policy making: applying theory to practice to enhance effectiveness. Science and Public Policy. 32(1):2-16.

Pickup, Mark et al. (2004). Social Capital and Civic Community in Alberta. Canadian Journal of Political Science. 37(3):617-645.

Pettenger, Mary E. (2007). The Social Construction of Climate Change. Burlington, Ashgate.

Perkins, B., Dennis Ojima, and Robert Corell, (2007). A Survey of Climate Change Adaptation Planning, The Heinz Center, Washington DC.

Smit, Barry and Johanna Wandel. (2006). Adaptation, adaptive capacity and vulnerability. Global Environmental Change. 6 (3):282-292.