Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments book cover

    Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-06-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • New Media in Times of Crisis book cover

    New Media in Times of Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keri K. Stephens

    New Media in Times of Crisis provides an interdisciplinary look at research focused around how people organize during crises. Contributors examine the latest practices for communicating during crises, including evacuation practices, workplace safety challenges, crisis social media usage, and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration book cover

    Climate Change, Vulnerability and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by S. Irudaya Rajan, R. B. Bhagat

    This book highlights how climate change has affected migration in the Indian subcontinent. Drawing on field research, it argues that extreme weather events such as floods, droughts, cyclones, cloudbursts as well as sea-level rise, desertification and declining crop productivity have shown higher…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • The City in Geography: Renaturing the Built Environment book cover

    The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Disaster Law: Emerging Thresholds book cover

    Disaster Law

    Emerging Thresholds, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amita Singh

    This book looks at how legal frameworks can and do reduce risks arising out of disasters. The volume: analyses existing disaster laws and the challenges on the ground; brings together case studies from some of the most vulnerable regions; and proposes solutions to avert existing and possible…

    Paperback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge India

  • Natural Hazards: Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes book cover

    Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, 5th Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    The new revised fifth edition of Natural Hazards remains the go-to introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates principles of geology,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-01
    Routledge

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster: Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) book cover

    Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Flood Risk Management: Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities book cover

    Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-31
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma: Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy book cover

    Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Jack Corbett

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia’s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans book cover

    Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Belonging and Transnational Refugee Settlement: Unsettling the Everyday and the Extraordinary book cover

    Belonging and Transnational Refugee Settlement

    Unsettling the Everyday and the Extraordinary, 1st Edition

    By Jay Marlowe

    The image we have of refugees is one of displacement – from their homes, families and countries – and yet, refugee settlement is increasingly becoming an experience of living simultaneously in places both proximate and distant, as people navigate and transcend international borders in…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Studies in Migration and Diaspora

  • Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations book cover

    Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson

    This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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