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Race, Water, and the Coming Storm

"Crawford’s book stands apart from its predecessors because of its sustained focus on one threatened city. Charleston is a fascinating and haunted locale, and Crawford is gifted at sketching its grossness and grace.”

New York Times Book Review


Susan Crawford is a professor at Harvard Law School and an expert in climate adaptation, public policy, and how they affect our lives. She is the author of four books on the subject. 


Cities and citizens around the world are using data around the world to thicken democratic engagement. In her recent talk at MIT, Susan Crawford expands on themes from her new book, "The Responsive City," co-authored with Stephen Goldsmith, and the heroism it describes—together with the many open policy questions it raises.

Susan Crawford: “The Responsive City”
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"The Responsive City", MIT Center for Civic Media


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