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Cities and Disasters

1st Edition

Edited by Davia Cox Downey


331 pages

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Cities and Disasters presents interdisciplinary and multinational perspectives on emergency management policy, economic development, and the various factors that affect the recovery process after natural disasters strike urban areas. The book has three central themes: policy, urbanity, and the interplay of events after disasters that affect the pro

Table of Contents

1. Enhancing Community and Economic Development Postdisaster through the Increased Resilience of Women [Bridgette Cram and Jean-Claude Garcia-Zamor] 2. Nonprofits and Disasters [Grace L. Chikoto] 3. Country Mouse, City Mouse: Exploring the Differences in Rural and Urban Economic Recovery Postdisaster [Davia Cox Downey] 4. Improving City Resistance in War: Planning Major Transportation Terminals Based on Passive Defense Considerations [Amir Shakibamanesh and Mahshid Ghorbanian] 5. Return to a State of Nature, Compassionate Conservatism, Failed Response, and Their Impact on Race, Ethnicity, and the U.S. Economy: Hurricane Katrina Case Study [Antoinette S. Christophe and Michael O. Adams]

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Forensic Science
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief