Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

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  • Author : Fernando I. Rivera
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN : 0128158212
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Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research
  • Author : Fernando I. Rivera
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 15 June 2019
GET THIS BOOK Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research provides a synthesis of the most pressing issues in natural hazards research. The book begins with an overview of emerging research on natural hazards, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, sea-level rise, global warming, climate change and tornadoes, among other topics. Remaining sections cover socially vulnerable populations and the cycles of emergency management. This book will serve as a consolidated resource for academics, students and researchers who are eager to learn about the most

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research
  • Author : Fernando I. Rivera
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 07 June 2019
GET THIS BOOK Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research

Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research provides a synthesis of the most pressing issues in natural hazards research by new professionals. The book begins with an overview of emerging research on natural hazards, such as hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, wildfires, sea-level rise, global warming, climate change, and tornadoes, among others. Remaining sections include topics such as socially vulnerable populations and the cycles of emergency management. Emerging Voices in Natural Hazards Research is intended to serve as a consolidated resource for academics,

Natural Hazards and Disaster Justice

Natural Hazards and Disaster Justice
  • Author : Anna Lukasiewicz,Claudia Baldwin
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 24 January 2020
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This book explores policy, legal, and practice implications regarding the emerging field of disaster justice, using case studies of floods, bushfires, heatwaves, and earthquakes in Australia and Southern and South-east Asia. It reveals geographic locational and social disadvantage and structural inequities that lead to increased risk and vulnerability to disaster, and which impact ability to recover post-disaster. Written by multidisciplinary disaster researchers, the book addresses all stages of the disaster management cycle, demonstrating or recommending just approaches to preparation, response

Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Failures

Interdisciplinary and Transdisciplinary Failures
  • Author : Dena Fam,Michael O'Rourke
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 November 2020
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Unlike other volumes in the current literature, this book provides insight for interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary researchers and practitioners on what doesn’t work. Documenting detailed case studies of project failure matters, not only as an illustration of experienced challenges but also as projects do not always follow step-by-step protocols of preconceived and theorised processes. Bookended by a framing introduction by the editors and a conclusion written by Julie Thompson Klein, each chapter ends with a reflexive section that synthesizes lessons

Disaster Response and Recovery

Disaster Response and Recovery
  • Author : David A. McEntire
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 01 December 2021
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DISASTER RESPONSE AND RECOVERY The new edition of the standard textbook in the field, updated with new studies and practical guidelines for reacting to the complexities of today’s disasters Disaster Response and Recovery: Strategies and Tactics for Resilience provides a thorough overview of the challenges and functions of the emergency management profession, covering the various types of disasters, theoretical frameworks, the different individuals and agencies involved, technological tools, practical response measures, and more. Written by a recognized leader in

Disasters by Design

Disasters by Design
  • Author : Dennis Mileti
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 May 1999
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Disasters by Design provides an alternative and sustainable way to view, study, and manage hazards in the United States that would result in disaster-resilient communities, higher environmental quality, inter- and intragenerational equity, economic sustainability, and improved quality of life. This volume provides an overview of what is known about natural hazards, disasters, recovery, and mitigation, how research findings have been translated into policies and programs; and a sustainable hazard mitigation research agenda. Also provided is an examination of past disaster

The Environment as Hazard

The Environment as Hazard
  • Author : Ian Burton
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 09 April 1993
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The Environment as Hazard offers an understanding of how people around the world deal with dramatic fluctuations in the local natural systems of air, water, and terrain. Reviewing recent theoretical and methodological changes in the investigation of natural hazards, the authors describe how research findings are being incorporated into public policy, particularly research on slow cumulative events, technological hazards, the role played by social systems, and the relation of hazards theory to risk analysis. Through vivid examples from a broad

Handbook of Disaster Research

Handbook of Disaster Research
  • Author : Havidan Rodriguez,Enrico L. Quarantelli,Russell Dynes
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 November 2009
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This timely Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster research. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to disasters with theoretical, methodological, and practical applications. Attention is given to conceptual issues dealing with the concept "disaster" and to methodological issues relating to research on disasters. These include Geographic Information Systems as a useful research tool and its implications for future research. This seminal work is the first interdisciplinary collection of disaster research

Natural Hazards

Natural Hazards
  • Author : Graham A. Tobin,Burrell E. Montz
  • Publisher : Guilford Press
  • Release : 28 March 1997
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Taking stock of what is known about the geophysical and human aspects of natural hazards, this volume provides a cross-disciplinary framework for managing these often cataclysmic events. Unlike traditional texts that utilize a hazard-by-hazard approach, the book integrates perspectives from the physical and social sciences to identify and describe general principles that can enhance our understanding of the physical, social, technical, and economic forces inherent in extreme geophysical events. Focusing on the physical characteristics hazards share, such as magnitude, duration,

Women Gender and Disaster

Women  Gender and Disaster
  • Author : Elaine Enarson,P G Dhar Chakrabarti
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications India
  • Release : 10 December 2009
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Women, Gender and Disaster: Global Issues and Initiatives examines gender within the context of disaster risk management. It argues for gender mainstreaming as an effective strategy towards achieving disaster risk reduction and mitigating post-disaster gender disparity. Highlighting that gender inequalities pervade all aspects of life, it analyses the failure to implement inclusive and gender-sensitive approaches to relief and rehabilitation work. While examining positive strategies for change, the collection focuses on women's knowledge, capabilities, leadership and experience in community resource management.

Mobile Technology and the Transformation of Public Alert and Warning

Mobile Technology and the Transformation of Public Alert and Warning
  • Author : Hamilton Bean
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 01 October 2019
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This timely book provides the inside story of the development of mobile public alert and warning technology in the United States and addresses similar systems being used in Australia, Canada, Japan, and the Netherlands. Offers a critical assessment of the development, use, and consequences of mobile public alert and warning technologies in the United States from 2006 to the present Provides a comparative discussion of the development, use, and consequences of mobile public alert and warning technologies in Australia, Canada, Japan,

Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World

Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World
  • Author : Mark Pelling
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 29 August 2003
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The number of humanitarian disasters triggered by a natural hazard has doubled every decade since the 1960s. At the same time, the global economic growth rate per capita is twice its 1960s value. Does this mean economic growth is independent of the impacts of natural disaster? Natural Disaster and Development in a Globalizing World is the first book to acknowledge the full implications of globalization for disaster and development. The contributors to this book fully examine: global processes and how

The Sociology of Katrina

The Sociology of Katrina
  • Author : David L. Brunsma,David Overfelt,J. Steven Picou
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 05 December 2021
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A second edition of this textbook is now available. As a disaster, Hurricane Katrina logs in as both the most destructive and instructive when considering the cataclysmic effects, as well as the magnitude of knowledge, that can be drawn from it. This meteorological event became the stimulus for devastating technological failures and widespread toxic contamination, causing the largest internal diaspora of displaced people in recent U.S. history. This book brings together the nation's top sociological researchers in an effort

Icelandic Men and Me

Icelandic Men and Me
  • Author : Robert Faulkner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 28 October 2019
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A sparsely populated island in the North Atlantic recently made worldwide headlines in the Global Financial Crisis and for volcanic eruptions that caused unprecedented chaos to international air travel. Large contemporary audiences have formed very different images of Iceland through the vocal music and music videos of Björk and Sigur Rós. Just below the Arctic Circle, Icelandic men engage in more everyday vocal practices, where singing, literally for one's Self, is an everyday life skill set against a