Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • Animal Management and Welfare in Natural Disasters book cover

    Animal Management and Welfare in Natural Disasters

    1st Edition

    By James Sawyer, Gerardo Huertas

    The devastating impacts of natural disasters not only directly affect humans and infrastructure, but also animals, which may be crucial to the livelihoods of many people. This book considers the needs of animals in the aftermath of disasters and explains the importance of looking to…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-06-28
    Routledge

  • Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in a Fragile Ecosystem: The Case of the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi book cover

    Socio-Ecological Resilience to Climate Change in a Fragile Ecosystem

    The Case of the Lake Chilwa Basin, Malawi, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sosten Chiotha, Daniel Jamu, Joseph Nagoli, Patrick Likongwe, Tembo Chanyenga

    The Lake Chilwa Basin Climate Change Adaptation Programme was a seven-year research and development programme in Malawi that concluded in March 2017. The programme was designed to protect the livelihoods of the population and enhance resilience of the natural resource base upon which it…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster book cover

    Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto

    The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Law and the Management of Disasters: The Challenge of Resilience book cover

    Law and the Management of Disasters

    The Challenge of Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexia Herwig, Marta Simoncini

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15
    Routledge
    Law, Science and Society

  • Post-Fukushima Activism: Politics and Knowledge in the Age of Precarity book cover

    Post-Fukushima Activism

    Politics and Knowledge in the Age of Precarity, 1st Edition

    By Azumi Tamura

    Political disillusionment is widespread in contemporary society. In Japan, the search for the ‘outside’ of a stagnant reality sometimes leads marginalised young people to a disastrous image of social change. The Fukushima nuclear disaster was the realisation of such an image, triggering the largest…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    1st Edition

    Edited by C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-20
    Routledge
    Key Ideas in Geography

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-29
    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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-19
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2018-03-08
    Routledge
    Geographies of Health Series

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