1st Edition

Ma Xiangbo and the Mind of Modern China




ISBN 9781563248313
Published July 31, 1996 by Routledge
368 Pages

USD $165.00

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Book Description

An in-depth study of Ma Xiangbo, one of the most prominent Catholic thinkers in modern China.

Table of Contents

Updated with examples through 2010, this classic study examines the disruptive effects of disasters on patterns of human behavior and the routine operations of government, and the conditions under which even relatively minor crises can lead to system breakdown. Integrating case studies of emergency management with studies of collective behavior, the author identifies factors that contribute to successful government handling of disaster situations and distills insights that can be used to improve these capacities at all levelsfederal, state, and local.

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