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Global Cases in Best and Worst Practice in Crisis and Emergency Management

1st Edition

Edited by Ali Farazmand


306 pages

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Global Cases in Best and Worst Practice in Crisis and Emergency Management is the first book to focus on select global cases from the perspective of best and worst practices in the context of crisis and emergency management. Bringing together the most established scholars and experts in the field, it offers theories along with an empirical, success

Table of Contents

Studying Crisis and Emergency Management Using Global Cases of Best and Worst Practices. GLOBAL CASES OF CRISIS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: A MACRO POLICY PERSPECTIVE. Hurricane Katrina as a Global Case of Grand Failure: Lessons for Future Crisis and Emergency Management. Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Ensuring Necessary Government Crisis and Risk Communication. Early Warning Success in Qinglong County, China, for the Magnitude 7.8 Tangshan Earthquake: Some Policy Lessons in Integrating Public Administration, Science, and Citizen Engagement. Emergency Management for Radiological Events: Lessons Learned from Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima Reactor Accidents. GLOBAL CASES OF BEST AND WORST PRACTICE IN CRISIS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. Hurricane Katrina and the Crisis of Emergency Management. Katrina: A Case of Man-Made and Natural Disaster. Managing at the Edge of Chaos: Lessons Learned from the 2006 Bam Earthquake in Iran. The United States: Emergency Management and the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks. Wilma and Sandy: Lessons Learned from Public Servants. Lessons Learned from Managing Governance Crises in the Arab States. MITIGATION CAPACITY BUILDING FOR CRISIS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: LESSONS FROM GLOBAL CASES. Resilience Capacity Building for Global Crisis and Emergency Management. Building Disaster Resilience: The Communities Advancing Resilience Toolkit (CART). Learning from Transboundary Crises and Disasters: The 2010 Haiti Earthquake. Planning for Response to Weapons of Mass Destruction and CBRNE Events: A Local and Federal Partnership.

About the Editor

Ali Farazmand is a professor of public administration at Florida Atlantic University, where he is also the director of its Public Ethics Academy and teaches Theory and Philosophy of Public Administration, Organization Theory and Behavior, Organizational Change and Public Management, Bureaucratic Politics, Personnel and Labor Relations, and Leadership Ethics. He received his PhD in public administration from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. He is the author and editor of 24 books and has written over 150 refereed journal articles and book chapters. He is the founding editor in chief of Public Organization Review: A Global Journal and is also editor in chief of the International Journal of Public Administration and of The Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. He has made groundbreaking contributions to various areas of social sciences and has served as a global consultant on governance and public administration reforms to the United Nations for over 17 years. His recent books include Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Practice, Second Edition (CRC/T&F, 2014) and Bureaucracy and Administration, Second Edition (CRC/T&F, 2019). He also has two forthcoming titles, Advances in Crisis and Emergency Management (CRC/T&F) and Public Administration in a Globalized World (Routledge/T&F).

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Disasters & Disaster Relief