Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • Urbanisation at Risk in the Pacific and Asia: Disasters, Climate Change and Resilience in the Built Environment book cover

    Urbanisation at Risk in the Pacific and Asia

    Disasters, Climate Change and Resilience in the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Sanderson, Laura Bruce

    This book presents practical approaches for tackling the threats from climate change and disasters to urban growth in Pacific island countries and Asian nations. With chapters written by leading scholars and practitioners, Urbanisation at Risk presents research and case studies from island…

    Paperback – 2020-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Law and the New Urban Agenda: A Comparative Perspective book cover

    Law and the New Urban Agenda

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nestor M. Davidson, Geeta Tewari

    The New Urban Agenda (NUA), adopted in 2016 at the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador, represents a globally shared understanding of the vital link between urbanization and a sustainable future. At the heart of this new vision…

    Hardback – 2020-05-15 
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Disaster Resilience in South Asia: Tackling the Odds in the Sub-Continental Fringes book cover

    Disaster Resilience in South Asia

    Tackling the Odds in the Sub-Continental Fringes, 1st Edition

    By Iftekhar Ahmed, Kim Maund, Thayaparan Gajendran

    This book considers the challenges of building disaster resilience in South Asia – a region that frequently experiences some of the most severe and devastating impacts of disasters. Despite significant work to assist affected communities, many smaller South Asian countries remain particularly…

    Hardback – 2020-05-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Resilience in the Anthropocene: Governance and Politics at the End of the World book cover

    Resilience in the Anthropocene

    Governance and Politics at the End of the World, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Chandler, Kevin Grove, Stephanie Wakefield

    This book offers the first critical, multi-disciplinary study of how the concepts of resilience and the Anthropocene have combined to shape contemporary thought and governmental practice. Faced with the climate catastrophe of the Anthropocene, theorists and policymakers are increasingly turning to…

    Paperback – 2020-04-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management: Concepts, Theories and Case Studies book cover

    Cultural Competency for Emergency and Crisis Management

    Concepts, Theories and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Connolly Knox, Brittany "Brie" Haupt

    Disasters are complex and dynamic events that test emergency and crisis professionals and leaders – even the most ethical ones. Within all phases of emergency management, disasters highlight social vulnerabilities that require culturally competent practices. The lack of culturally respectable…

    Paperback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge

  • Local Disaster Management book cover

    Local Disaster Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gina Yannitell Reinhardt, Lex Drennan

    Local Disaster Management explores what resilience means for local communities and local governments on the front line of responding to disasters and emergencies. Disaster management is often seen as a major international issue undertaken by global actors such as the UN, Red Cross and Red Crescent…

    Hardback – 2020-04-13 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change Ethics and the Non-Human World book cover

    Climate Change Ethics and the Non-Human World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian G. Henning, Zack Walsh

    This book examines from different perspectives the moral significance of non-human members of the biotic community and their omission from climate ethics literature. The complexity of life in an age of rapid climate change demands the development of moral frameworks that recognize and respect the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Insuring Against Climate Change: The Emergence of Regional Catastrophe Risk Pools book cover

    Insuring Against Climate Change

    The Emergence of Regional Catastrophe Risk Pools, 1st Edition

    By Nikolas Scherer

    This book provides one of the first systematic in-depth studies on regional catastrophe risk pools. It explores the various goals of these new financial instruments, illustrating how they function on a conceptual, technical and practical level, and reconstructs their political genesis. With…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition book cover

    Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing

    An Environmental Approach, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Emilio Chuvieco

    Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Third Edition, is a definitive guide to remote sensing systems that focuses on satellite-based remote sensing tools and methods for space-based Earth observation (EO). It presents the advantages of using remote sensing data for…

    Hardback – 2020-02-12 
    CRC Press

  • Regaining Security: A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium book cover

    Regaining Security

    A Guide to the Costs of Disposing of Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium, 1st Edition

    By William J. Weida

    First published in 1997, this volume observes that of all the materials, systems and facilities that designed and operated nuclear weapons, the most readily available assets for reuse are often identified as the highly enriched uranium (HEU) and plutonium from warheads. However, proliferation…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism: Toward a New Management Approach book cover

    Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism

    Toward a New Management Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Vanessa G.B. Gowreesunkar

    Post-disaster and post-conflict tourism has recently emerged as a prominent topic of research and considers new risks that jeopardize tourism travel to destinations that have recently experienced climate-related disasters, civil conflicts, and other challenges. This volume presents a host of…

    Hardback – 2020-01-10
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective book cover

    The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    The Angry Earth explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between societies and their environments. From hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes to oil spills and nuclear accidents, disasters triggered by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-24
    Routledge

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