Creating Katrina Rebuilding Resilience

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  • Author : Nancy Mock
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 300 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128095577
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Creating Katrina Rebuilding Resilience

Creating Katrina  Rebuilding Resilience
  • Author : Nancy Mock
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 15 November 2017
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Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency presents a unique, integrative understanding of Hurricane Katrina in the New Orleans area, and the progression to disaster vulnerability as well as resilience pathways. The book integrates the understanding of vulnerability and resiliency by examining the relationships among these two concepts and theories. The disaster knowledge of diverse disciplines and professions is brought together in this book, with authors from social work, public health, community organizing, sociology, political

Creating Katrina Rebuilding Resilience

Creating Katrina  Rebuilding Resilience
  • Author : Michael J. Zakour,Nancy Mock,Paul Kadetz
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 13 November 2017
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Creating Katrina, Rebuilding Resilience: Lessons from New Orleans on Vulnerability and Resiliency presents a unique, integrative understanding of Hurricane Katrina in the New Orleans area, and the progression to disaster vulnerability as well as resilience pathways. The book integrates the understanding of vulnerability and resiliency by examining the relationships among these two concepts and theories. The disaster knowledge of diverse disciplines and professions is brought together in this book, with authors from social work, public health, community organizing, sociology, political

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 January 2019
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There has been increased attention to the topics of disaster recovery and disaster resilience over the past several years, particularly as catastrophic events such as Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy have brought to light the increasing vulnerability of so many communities. This manuscript brings together existing research, along with policy analysis, in order to look at disaster recovery through the lens of justice. This includes understanding the mechanisms through which vulnerability is exacerbated, and the extent to which the regulations

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Rethinking Social Capital
  • Author : Isabell Gstach,Elisabeth Kapferer
  • Publisher : Cambridge Scholars Publishing
  • Release : 06 November 2017
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Concepts of social capital play a well-established role in a number of academic disciplines and continue to grow in popularity in the discourses of the sciences, as well as those of civil society and social practice. As an element that is fundamental and constitutive of various forms of societal coexistence and wellbeing, social capital apparently generates positive effects. However, it also contributes to inequalities and unequal distribution of power, and is, consequently, a rather controversial subject. This collection of essays

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  • Author : John Rennie Short
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 16 May 2021
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Stress tests highlight a system’s weak spots. This second edition provides a stress testing of the United States by exploring in detail the background to the disasters of the War on Terror, Hurricane Katrina, the financial crisis, the Gulf oil spill and the COVID-19 epidemic. These major stresses—the country’s longest war, its biggest natural disaster, its biggest financial collapse since the Great Depression, its biggest oil spill and its worst pandemic since the influenza pandemic of 1918—tell

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  • Author : Frances L. Edwards
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 15 August 2019
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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 09 December 2022
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Case Studies in Disaster Recovery, the initial release in the Disaster and Emergency Management: Case Studies in Adaptation and Innovation series, explores recovery from a number of perspectives: household, community and nation. Chapters cover the concept of social vulnerability to explain/predict recovery outcomes, consider broader themes of sustainability, assess community vulnerability and capacity, and explore the challenges associated with long-term recovery and disaster case management. Cases explored illustrate the ways in which communities and governments used the window of

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  • Author : Goh Cheng Soon,Gerard Bodeker,Kishan Kariippanon
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 21 July 2022
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Asia is the world’s most populous region and has the highest per capita number of older people in the world. It is also home to the healthy ageing traditions of Ayurveda and Chinese Medicine and the rich regional traditions of Japan, Korea, Southeast Asia, and South Asia. This book addresses policies related to ageing, traditional Asian approaches to ageing, an integrated medical system approaches to ageing, ageing in place, and community empowerment. Features Presents information on The 100-Year Life.

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  • Author : Vivienne Lo,Michael Stanley-Baker
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 20 June 2022
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The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Medicine is an extensive, interdisciplinary guide to the nature of traditional medicine and healing in the Chinese cultural region, and its plural epistemologies. Established experts and the next generation of scholars interpret the ways in which Chinese medicine has been understood and portrayed from the beginning of the empire (third century BCE) to the globalisation of Chinese products and practices in the present day, taking in subjects from ancient medical writings to therapeutic movement, to

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  • Author : Wil Burns,David Dana,Simon James Nicholson
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 05 November 2021
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The sobering reality of the disconnect between the resolve of the world community to effectively address climate change, and what actually needs to be done, has led to increasing impetus for consideration of a suite of approaches collectively known as “climate geoengineering,” or “climate engineering.” Indeed, the feckless response of the world community to climate change has transformed climate geoengineering from a fringe concept to a potentially mainstream policy option within the past decade. This volume will explore scientific, political

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  • Author : Tara K. McGee,Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 30 June 2022
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This Handbook provides a state-of-the-science review of research and practice in the human dimensions of hazards field. The Routledge Handbook of Environmental Hazards and Society reviews and assesses existing knowledge and explores future research priorities in this growing field. It showcases the work of international experts, including established researchers, future stars in the field, and practitioners. Organised into four parts, all chapters have an international focus, and many include case studies from around the world. Part I explains geophysical and