E-books: Hazards & Disasters

  • Men, Masculinities and Disaster book cover

    Men, Masculinities and Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease

    In the examination of gender as a driving force in disasters, too little attention has been paid to how women’s or men’s disaster experiences relate to the wider context of gender inequality, or how gender-just practice can help prevent disasters or address climate change at a structural level.…

    eBook – 2016-06-17
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Asian Law in Disasters: Toward a Human-Centered Recovery book cover

    Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Disasters and Social Resilience: A bioecological approach book cover

    Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach, 1st Edition

    By Helen J. Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of study is vital for planning policy and emergency responses and assessing individual and…

    eBook – 2016-05-20
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Disasters: Learning the Lessons for a Safer World book cover


    Learning the Lessons for a Safer World, 1st Edition

    By David Eves

    This is a reprint of ISBN 978-0-901357-46-5 Disasters: learning the lessons for a safer world is both a tribute to the victims of past safety failures and a warning against complacency and cutting corners today. It also recognises the achievements of health and safety professionals and others in…

    eBook – 2016-05-13

  • Energy Risk Assessment book cover

    Energy Risk Assessment

    1st Edition

    By Herbert Inhaber

    First Published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    eBook – 2016-05-06

  • Urban Disaster Resilience: New Dimensions from International Practice in the Built Environment book cover

    Urban Disaster Resilience

    New Dimensions from International Practice in the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Sanderson, Jerold S. Kayden, Julia Leis

    Accelerating urbanization worldwide means more urban-centered disasters. Floods, earthquakes, storms and conflicts affecting densely populated areas produce significant losses in lives, livelihoods and the built environment, especially in comparison to rural areas. Poor urban dwellers, almost…

    eBook – 2016-04-14

  • The Consequences of Global Disasters book cover

    The Consequences of Global Disasters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Elliott, Eric L. Hsu

    Disasters of the 21st century differ substantially from other kinds of hazards that previous societies have had to cope with because of the twin forces of globalization and the communications revolution. But what makes today’s disasters—industrial, technological, environmental, and…

    eBook – 2016-04-14

  • Women and Disasters in South Asia: Survival, security and development book cover

    Women and Disasters in South Asia

    Survival, security and development, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda Racioppi, Swarna Rajagopalan

    South Asia is one of the most vulnerable areas of an increasingly disaster-impacted world, with cyclones, earthquakes, floods and droughts causing several casualties and disrupting lives and livelihoods every year. Yet the impacts of disasters are not equally distributed across the peoples of the…

    eBook – 2016-04-14
    Routledge India

  • Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction: Putting Research into Practice book cover

    Natural Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

    Putting Research into Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carina Fearnley, Emily Wilkinson, Catherine J. Tillyard, Stephen J. Edwards

    Building upon presentations given during the conference on ‘Disaster Risk Reduction for Natural Hazards: Putting Research into Practice’, held at University College London in November 2009, the articles collected in this book examine how natural hazards research is accessed and used by…

    eBook – 2016-04-08

  • Cities at Risk: Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters book cover

    Cities at Risk

    Planning for and Recovering from Natural Disasters, 1st Edition

    By Pierre Filion, Gary Sands

    As levels of urbanization increase around the world, the growing concentrations of population and economic activity increases vulnerability to natural disasters. Interdependencies among urban populations mean that damage to the built environment, including water, sewer and energy infrastructure,…

    eBook – 2016-03-03
    Global Urban Studies

  • Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability: Floods and slum life in Indonesia book cover

    Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and slum life in Indonesia, 1st Edition

    By Roanne van Voorst

    Different people handle risk in different ways. The current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene effectively in risk-prone communities. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability offers a unique insight in the everyday life of a group of…

    eBook – 2016-02-05
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Business and Post-disaster Management: Business, organisational and consumer resilience and the Christchurch earthquakes book cover

    Business and Post-disaster Management

    Business, organisational and consumer resilience and the Christchurch earthquakes, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Sanna Malinen, Rob Vosslamber, Russell Wordsworth

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the effects of a natural disaster on businesses and organisations, and on a range of stakeholders, including employees and consumers. Research on how communities and businesses respond to disasters can inform policy and mitigate the cost and impacts…

    eBook – 2016-01-29

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