Community Resiliency in the Aftermath of the New Zealand Earthquakes

Julie Ozanne, Virginia Tech, USA
Lucie Ozanne, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
This study examines how a community responded to a series of earthquakes based on ethnographic field work across four years. Community resiliency is theorized as a set of adaptive and networked capacities that community members activate to solve immediate practical problems and enhance individual and collective efficacy.
[ to cite ]:
Julie Ozanne and Lucie Ozanne (2014) ,"Community Resiliency in the Aftermath of the New Zealand Earthquakes", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 42, eds. June Cotte and Stacy Wood, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 7-11.