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Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change


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Agency in Poverty and War Consciousness in Rural Human Development

Agency in Poverty and War: Consciousness in Rural Human Development

1st Edition

Forthcoming

By Vivianna Rodriguez Carreon
August 01, 2024

This book examines how people's self-awareness is affected by both internal and external factors amid war and poverty. It explores how agency has influenced the inward human development of rural women who face triple disadvantages related to gender, ethnicity, and access to economic power. It ...

Health, Wellbeing and Community Recovery in Fukushima

Health, Wellbeing and Community Recovery in Fukushima

1st Edition

Edited By Sudeepa Abeysinghe, Claire Leppold, Akihiko Ozaki, Alison Lloyd Williams
January 29, 2024

This book examines the issue of disaster recovery in relation to community wellbeing and resilience, exploring the social, political, demographic and environmental changes in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The contributors reflect on the Fukushima disaster of earthquake, tsunami and ...

Good Practices for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage Practices of ITC Participants

Good Practices for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage: Practices of ITC Participants

1st Edition

Edited By Rohit Jigyasu, Dowon Kim, Lata Shakya
June 27, 2023

This book is a selection of case studies undertaken by cultural heritage and disaster risk management professionals across the world demonstrating good practices for disaster risk management of cultural heritage. The readers will learn about the practical application of various methodologies, tools...

Disaster Deaths Trends, Causes and Determinants

Disaster Deaths: Trends, Causes and Determinants

1st Edition

By Bimal Kanti Paul
May 31, 2023

This book conducts a systematic inquiry into the tragic deaths caused by natural disasters at different geographic scales. It employs key disaster concepts and classification of disasters to understand the high mortality rates and the various factors associated with these deaths.  Deaths are the ...

Disasters and Life in Anticipation of Slow Calamity Perspectives from the Colombian Andes

Disasters and Life in Anticipation of Slow Calamity: Perspectives from the Colombian Andes

1st Edition

By Reidar Staupe-Delgado
May 31, 2023

The book provides insights into community narratives concerning life in the face of creeping calamities through a case study from the Colombian Andes. It sets out to make sense of the lived experience of disasters that are slowly unfolding as well disasters that have not yet occurred. This book ...

Earthquakes and Volcanic Activity on Islands History and Contemporary Perspectives from the Azores

Earthquakes and Volcanic Activity on Islands: History and Contemporary Perspectives from the Azores

1st Edition

By David Chester, Angus Duncan, Rui Coutinho, Nicolau Wallenstein
May 31, 2023

This volume examines the impact of and responses to historic earthquakes and volcanic eruptions in the Azores. Study is placed in the contexts of: the history and geography of this fascinating archipelago; progress being made in predicting future events and policies of disaster risk reduction. ...

Local Adaptation to Climate Change in South India Challenges and the Future in the Tsunami-hit Coastal Regions

Local Adaptation to Climate Change in South India: Challenges and the Future in the Tsunami-hit Coastal Regions

1st Edition

By Devendraraj Madhanagopal
March 30, 2023

This book critically discusses the vulnerabilities and local adaptation actions of the traditional marine fishers of the tsunami-hit coastal regions of South India to climate change and risks, with an emphasis on their local institutions. Thereby, it offers a comprehensive account of the ways in ...

The Post-Earthquake City Disaster and Recovery in Christchurch, New Zealand

The Post-Earthquake City: Disaster and Recovery in Christchurch, New Zealand

1st Edition

By Paul Cloke, David Conradson, Eric Pawson, Harvey C. Perkins
February 15, 2023

This book critically assesses Christchurch, New Zealand as an evolving post-earthquake city. It examines the impact of the 2010–13 Canterbury earthquake sequence, employing a chronological structure to consider ‘damage and displacement’, ‘recovery and renewal’ and ‘the city in transition’. It ...

The Invention of Disaster Power and Knowledge in Discourses on Hazard and Vulnerability

The Invention of Disaster: Power and Knowledge in Discourses on Hazard and Vulnerability

1st Edition

By JC Gaillard
January 09, 2023

This theoretical contribution argues that the domination of Western knowledge in disaster scholarship has allowed normative policies and practices of disaster risk reduction to be imposed all over the world. It takes a postcolonial approach to unpack why scholars claim that disasters are social ...

Gender-Based Violence and Layered Disasters Place, Culture and Survival

Gender-Based Violence and Layered Disasters: Place, Culture and Survival

1st Edition

By Nahid Rezwana, Rachel Pain
December 30, 2022

This book investigates the widespread and persistent relationship between disasters and gender-based violence, drawing on new research with victim-survivors to show how the two forms of harm constitute ‘layered disasters’ in particular places, intensifying and reproducing one another. The evidence...

Climate Change and Risk in South and Southeast Asia Sociopolitical Perspectives

Climate Change and Risk in South and Southeast Asia: Sociopolitical Perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Devendraraj Madhanagopal, Salim Momtaz
November 30, 2022

This book, focuses on South and Southeast Asia, upgrades our understanding of the influence of multiple sociopolitical and governance factors on climate change and risks. Moving beyond science and technology-oriented discussions on climate change, it argues that the real solutions to climate change...

Slow Disaster Political Ecology of Hazards and Everyday Life in the Brahmaputra Valley, Assam

Slow Disaster: Political Ecology of Hazards and Everyday Life in the Brahmaputra Valley, Assam

1st Edition

By Mitul Baruah
September 09, 2022

This book presents a fascinating, ethnographic account of the challenges faced by communities living in Majuli, India, one of the largest river islands in the world, which has experienced immense socio-environmental transformations over the years, processes that are emblematic of the Brahmaputra ...

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