What is to be feared? Vulnerabilities, Precautions and Preparedness in Extreme Spaces – Making a Living and Building Society in Arctic Greenland

Ulrik Jørgensen, Birgitte Hoffmann

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    What makes the Greenland society vulnerable is an rather open question, which is discussed through a number of examples of how vulnerabilities have been defined and handled throughout the history of this area. Especially the role of profesionals and of politics in defining the vulnerabilities is the core of the analysis leading to questions about contemporary constructions of economic growth and dependencies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationUrban Vulnerability and Network Failure
    Publication date2004
    Publication statusPublished - 2004
    EventUrban Vulnerability and Network Failure - University of Salford, Manchester
    Duration: 1 Jan 2004 → …


    ConferenceUrban Vulnerability and Network Failure
    CityUniversity of Salford, Manchester
    Period01/01/2004 → …

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