Resilience and resisting resilience: ethnographies in neoliberal L ’Aquila post-earthquake

Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, Ahead of Print. Purpose The purpose of this paper is to analyze the relationships between neoliberal institutional management of the 2009 L ’Aquila earthquake and the local dwelling practices, which consequently originated in the new urban layout. Design/methodology/approach It presents itself as a post-catastrophe ethnography carried out from a specific approach, that is, the street ethnography that consists of collecting the pract ices and discourses of inhabitants, administrators, experts and commercial operators, which take place on or around the street. Findings Illustrating the stages from the declaration of the state of emergency to the expertise-proposed reconstruction models, it shows the differences between resilien t strategies and policies of urban management and resistant dwelling practices that are analyzed progressively focusing on a particular social group: the teenagers of the alleys. Research limitations/implications Descending in the alleys means to take a micro-sight that ables to identify present l iving paths. Practical implications Based on a long fieldwork, it bridges the gap between “theories” and practices, and it highlights those fields of action that despite being dominated by wide-ranging disaster management and urban planning logics bring out the work of social life in reweaving its threads in contexts of crisis. Social implications Paying attention to a social portio...
Source: Disaster Prevention and Management - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research

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