The Buffalo Creek Disaster

📒The Buffalo Creek Disaster ✍ Gerald M. Stern

✏Book Title : The Buffalo Creek Disaster
✏Author : Gerald M. Stern
✏Publisher : Vintage
✏Release Date : 2008
✏Pages : 282
✏ISBN : 9780307388490
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Buffalo Creek Disaster Book Summary : An in-depth account of the February 1972 disaster in which a dam built by the Pittston Coal Company gave way, killing 125 people, injuring more than 1,100, and leaving more than four thousand homeless, focuses on the survivors' lawsuit against the company, which became a landmark case of a legal triumph over corporate responsibility. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

✏Book Title : Selected Documents Dennis Prince at Al V Pittston
✏Author : Dennis Prince
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 199?
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : OCLC:28629769
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Selected Documents Dennis Prince at Al V Pittston Book Summary :

✏Book Title : Stress and Long term Psychopathology in Survivors of the Buffalo Creek Disaster
✏Author : Goldine C. Gleser
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1983
✏Pages : 18
✏ISBN : OCLC:781499817
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Stress and Long term Psychopathology in Survivors of the Buffalo Creek Disaster Book Summary :

📒Buffalo Creek W Va Disaster 1972 ✍ United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor

✏Book Title : Buffalo Creek W Va Disaster 1972
✏Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1972
✏Pages : 2717
✏ISBN : UCR:31210018029965
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Buffalo Creek W Va Disaster 1972 Book Summary :

✏Book Title : Prolonged Psychosocial Effects of Disaster
✏Author : Goldine C. Gleser
✏Publisher : Elsevier
✏Release Date : 2013-10-22
✏Pages : 190
✏ISBN : 9781483265704
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Prolonged Psychosocial Effects of Disaster Book Summary : Prolonged Psychosocial Effects of Disaster: A Study of Buffalo Creek disseminates the findings of an investigation into the psychosocial effects of a specific disaster - the collapse of a slag dam that inundated the valley of Buffalo Creek in West Virginia on February 26, 1972. Based on interviews with more than 600 men, women, and children for whom psychic impairment was claimed, this volume examines the relationships between the individual disaster experiences of the survivors and their later psychological functioning. Comprised of nine chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the psychosocial consequences of disasters and an account of the Buffalo Creek disaster itself, along with the subsequent lawsuit against the coal company. The next chapter explains how the psychopathology and stress of the survivors were scaled and gives some information regarding the reliability and validity of the data. Symptoms, sleep problems, family disruption, and traumatic dreams are considered. The findings on these data and the follow-up studies are discussed. The final chapter contains a summary of the findings and proposes specific suggestions as well as a model for future disaster studies. This book will be of most practical importance to mental health scientists and clinicians working with the victims of stress and disaster, and should also be of considerable interest to social and behavioral scientists and, more generally, to administrators of government activities.

✏Book Title : After the Disaster
✏Author :
✏Publisher : Cambria Press
✏Release Date :
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : 9781621969891
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏After the Disaster Book Summary :

📒Buffalo Creek W Va Diaster 1972 ✍ United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare

✏Book Title : Buffalo Creek W Va Diaster 1972
✏Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1972
✏Pages :
✏ISBN : STANFORD:36105119550718
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Buffalo Creek W Va Diaster 1972 Book Summary :

✏Book Title : Death at Buffalo Creek
✏Author : Tom Nugent
✏Publisher : W. W. Norton
✏Release Date : 1973-07-01
✏Pages : 192
✏ISBN : 0393332217
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Death at Buffalo Creek Book Summary :

📒Buffalo Creek W Va Disaster 1972 ✍ United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor

✏Book Title : Buffalo Creek W Va Disaster 1972
✏Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Labor
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1972
✏Pages : 2717
✏ISBN : LCCN:72603353
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Buffalo Creek W Va Disaster 1972 Book Summary :

📒Everything In Its Path ✍ Kai T. Erikson

✏Book Title : Everything In Its Path
✏Author : Kai T. Erikson
✏Publisher : Simon and Schuster
✏Release Date : 2012-04-10
✏Pages : 288
✏ISBN : 9781439127315
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Everything In Its Path Book Summary : The 1977 Sorokin Award–winning story of Buffalo Creek in the aftermath of a devastating flood. On February 26, 1972, 132-million gallons of debris-filled muddy water burst through a makeshift mining-company dam and roared through Buffalo Creek, a narrow mountain hollow in West Virginia. Following the flood, survivors from a previously tightly knit community were crowded into trailer homes with no concern for former neighborhoods. The result was a collective trauma that lasted longer than the individual traumas caused by the original disaster. Making extensive use of the words of the people themselves, Erikson details the conflicting tensions of mountain life in general—the tensions between individualism and dependency, self-assertion and resignation, self-centeredness and group orientation—and examines the loss of connection, disorientation, declining morality, rise in crime, rise in out-migration, etc., that resulted from the sudden loss of neighborhood.