E-books: Hazards & Disasters

  • Resilience book cover

    Resilience

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Grove

    Is resilience simply a fad, or is it a new way of thinking about human–environment relations, and the governance of these relations, that has real staying power? Is resilience a dangerous, depoliticizing concept that neuters incipient political activity, or the key to more empowering, emancipatory,…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice: Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides (Napoli, Italy, 12-19 June 2016) book cover

    Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice

    Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides (Napoli, Italy, 12-19 June 2016), 1st Edition

    Edited by Stefano Aversa, Leonardo Cascini, Luciano Picarelli, Claudio Scavia

    Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice contains the invited lectures and all papers presented at the 12th International Symposium on Landslides, (Naples, Italy, 12-19 June 2016). The book aims to emphasize the relationship between landslides and other natural hazards.…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    CRC Press

  • Geographies of Plague Pandemics: The Spatial-Temporal Behavior of Plague to the Modern Day book cover

    Geographies of Plague Pandemics

    The Spatial-Temporal Behavior of Plague to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mark Welford

    Geographies of Plague Pandemics synthesizes our current understanding of the spatial and temporal dynamics of plague, Yersinia pestis. The environmental, political, economic, and social impacts of the plague from Ancient Greece to the modern day are examined. Chapters explore the identity of plague…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

  • Resource Recovery from Waste: Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries book cover

    Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrient and Water Reuse in Low- and Middle-income Countries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book…

    eBook – 2018-03-20
    Routledge

  • The Vulnerable Andaman and Nicobar Islands: A Study of Disasters and Response book cover

    The Vulnerable Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    A Study of Disasters and Response, 1st Edition

    By Poonam Tripathi

    This first full-length book addresses disasters in the context of vulnerability of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands that comprise 572 islands in the Bay of Bengal. It looks at the disasters that the islands have experienced in the last 200 years and analyzes major disasters since colonization by the…

    eBook – 2018-03-14
    Routledge India

  • Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Environmental Displacement and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert McLeman, François Gemenne

    The last twenty years have seen a rapid increase in scholarly activity and publications dedicated to environmental migration and displacement, and the field has now reached a point in terms of profile, complexity, and sheer volume of reporting that a general review and assessment of existing…

    eBook – 2018-03-09
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti: Disaster Industrial Complex book cover

    Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in…

    eBook – 2018-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters: Trends in Theory and Practice book cover

    Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters

    Trends in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Giuseppe Forino, Sara Bonati, Lina Maria Calandra

    Growing debates around governance are taking place among academic, policy-making, and practice-based communities. In light of the increasing focus on governance, this book presents and discusses governance as a framework that is able to both conceptualize and contextualize risks and disasters as…

    eBook – 2018-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Disaster Management in Australia: Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis book cover

    Disaster Management in Australia

    Government Coordination in a Time of Crisis, 1st Edition

    By George Carayannopoulos

    In recent times the frequency and severity of natural disasters has placed a clear emphasis on the ability of governments to plan, prepare and respond in an effective way. Disaster Management in Australia examines government coordination when faced with large scale crises, outlining the challenges…

    eBook – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh book cover

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare

    Women in Coastal Bangladesh, 1st Edition

    By Nahid Rezwana

    Disasters, Gender and Access to Healthcare: Women in Coastal Bangladesh emphasizes women’s experiences in cyclone disasters being confined with gendered identity and responsibilities in developing socio-economic conditions with minimum healthcare facilities. The study is situated in the coastal…

    eBook – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia: A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change book cover

    Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This book contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability, resilience and social justice associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular driver of…

    eBook – 2017-11-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development, Mobilities and Migration

  • Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism book cover

    Contingencies, Resilience and Legal Constitutionalism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Clive Walker

    Contingency planning and resilience are of prime importance to the late modern risk society, with implications for law and for governance arrangements. Our risk society continues to seek ever more complex and detailed risk mitigation responses by law, including the UK’s Civil Contingencies Act 2004…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

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