Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Global Urban 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…

    Hardback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China: Tianjin, 1958-85 book cover

    Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China

    Tianjin, 1958-85, 1st Edition

    By Lauri Paltemaa

    China suffers frequently from many types of natural disasters, which have affected the lives of many millions of Chinese. The steps which the Chinese state has taken to prevent disasters, mitigate their consequences, and reconstruct in the aftermath of disasters are therefore key issues. This book…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand: Socio-cultural responses book cover

    Post-Tsunami Recovery in Thailand

    Socio-cultural responses, 1st Edition

    By Monica Lindberg Falk

    Of all the huge natural disasters that claimed the lives of thousands in Asia, the Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004 was the largest, estimated to have killed more than 230,000 people. The scope of damage brought about by this natural disaster urges focus on recovery and post-disaster reconstruction…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    The Modern Anthropology of Southeast Asia

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The New Humanitarians in International Practice: Emerging actors and contested principles book cover

    The New Humanitarians in International Practice

    Emerging actors and contested principles, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zeynep Sezgin, Dennis Dijkzeul

    As humanitarian needs continue to grow rapidly, humanitarian action has become more contested, with new actors entering the field to address unmet needs, but also challenging long-held principles and precepts. This volume provides detailed empirical comparisons between emerging and traditional…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • The Fukushima Effect: A New Geopolitical Terrain book cover

    The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

  • Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action book cover

    Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Andersen, Purnaka L. de Silva

    In this moment of unprecedented humanitarian crises, the representations of global disasters are increasingly common media themes around the world. The Routledge Companion to Media and Humanitarian Action explores the interconnections between media, old and new, and the humanitarian challenges that…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge Media and Cultural Studies Companions

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