Community Resilience: A Cross-Cultural Study

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Community Resilience: A Cross-Cultural Study

Megan Scribner and Lauren Herzer
This report draws from the dialogue and seminar papers shared at a December 2008 meeting co-hosted by the Wilson Center and the Fetzer Institute to explore conditions that promote resilience and examine compelling examples of community resilience worldwide.

Resiliency and Healthy Contexts: The Location of Culture

Collins O. Airhihenbuwa
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

Which Way Out? Favela as Lethal Hall of Mirrors

Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

Resilience, the Family and Social Activism

Lazaro Cunha
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience

Scranton, Pennsylvania: A Case Study in Resilience

Christopher Doherty
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience

Reflection Paper on Community Resilience: Perspectives from the Homeless People's Federation Philippines (HPFP)

Sonia Fadrigo
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience

Sustainability versus Resilience: What is the global urban future and can we plan for change?

Jill Simone Gross
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience

Resilience and Education - A Link to Positive Results and Healthy Communities

Richard S. Hansen
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience

Resilience, Sustainability and Development: Some as yet Undefined Issues

Arif Hasan
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience

A Response Paper: Community Resilience in the Twenty-First Century

Caroline Wanjiku Kihato
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

Reflections on Community Resilience: A Cross Cultural Study

Davinder Lamba
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

Resiliency and Healthy Communities: An Exploration of Image and Metaphor

John Paul Lederach
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

Resilience and Self-Sustainability of the Lao Iu Mien Community

Hanmin Liu
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

One Community's Orientation to Resilience

Pablo Lopez
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

After the Storm: Rebuilding Cities on a Reflexive Urban Landscape

William Morrish
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

Community, Healthy and Resilience: Reflections from the Perspective of Living City (Chile)

Lake Sagaris
Paper contribution to the January 2009 seminar on community resilience.

Experts & Staff

  • Blair A. Ruble // Vice President for Programs; Director, Urban Sustainability Laboratory; and Senior Advisor, Kennan Institute
  • Allison Garland // Program Associate, Urban Sustainability Laboratory
  • Thea Cooke // Program Assistant
  • Gabor Demszky // Global Fellow