2021年第6期   DOI:10.19830/j.upi.2019.439
International Research Progress on Measuring Urban Resilience

段怡嫣 翟国方 李文静

Duan Yiyan, Zhai Guofang, Li Wenjing


Keywords:Urban Resilience; Resilience Measurement; Resilience Assessment ; Resilience Evaluation Index; Analyzing Paradigms of Resilience




In recent literatures about urban studies, urban resilience has been widely discussed as a strategy to copy with risk. Based on concepts and theories of urban resilience summarized from existing researches, this paper proposes two analyzing paradigms to conduct quantitative measurement with introduction to cases of assessment on urban resilience in international practice, which is to analyze urban resilience as a process and as an outcome. Furthermore, the differences of epistemology around and quantitative methods of urban resilience involved in these two paradigms are elaborated subsequently, and lead to a suggestion that quantitative measurement of resilience in China should follow the epistemology drawn from local practices. Meanwhile, this paper also suggests that more dynamic, precise and diversified measurement will contribute to a more comprehensive assessment of urban resilience in the future of China.






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