Institutional Management for Infrastructure Resilience
|Abstract||To improve the resilience of complex, interdependent infrastructures, we need to better understand the institutions that manage infrastructures and the work that they do. This research demonstrates that a key aspect of infrastructure resilience is the adequate institutional management of infrastructures. This research analyzes the institutional dimension of infrastructure resilience using sociotechnical systems theory and, further, investigates the critical role of institutions for infrastructure resilience using a thorough analysis of water and energy systems in Arizona.
Infrastructure is not static, but dynamic. Institutions play a significant role in designing, building, maintaining, and upgrading dynamic infrastructures. Institutions ... (more)
|Contributor||Gim, Changdeok (Author) / Miller, Clark A. (Advisor) / Maynard, Andrew D. (Committee member) / Hirt, Paul W. (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)|
|Subject||Environmental studies / Climate change / Urban planning / Climate Change / Infrastructure / Institution / Resilience / Sociotechnical Systems / Water-Energy Nexus|
|Note||Doctoral Dissertation Environmental Social Science 2019|
|Collaborating Institutions||Graduate College / ASU Library|
|Additional Formats||MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS|