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CONCLUSION

The issue of urban security is immense and complex. This paper has attempted to provide an overview of some of its principal elements and characteristics, complemented by observations about the events of September 11, 2001, in New York City. The problems that cities face in confronting terrorism demand special attention and present major scientific and sociotechnological challenges.

NOTES

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Mitchell, 1999, http://www.ees.lanl.gov/EES5/Urban_Security/pdfs/cities_tatlissues.pdf.

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Evans-Crowley, J., E. J. Malechi, and A. McIntee. 2002. Planning Responses to Telecom Hotels: What Accounts for Increased Regulation of Colocation. Journal of Urban Technology 9:3 (December).

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Bugliarello, G. 2002. Urban Knowledge Parks in Toward a New Agenda: Business, Social and Urban Development Impacts, Proceedings of the XIX IASP World Conference on Science and Technology Parks, International Association of Science Parks.



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