Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response book cover

    Secular and Religious Dynamics in Humanitarian Response

    1st Edition

    By Olivia J. Wilkinson

    This book investigates the ways in which the humanitarian system is secular and responds to religious beliefs and practices when responding to disasters. The book teases out the reasons why humanitarians are reluctant to engage with what are seen as "messy" cultural dynamics within the communities…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

  • U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe book cover

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century

    From Disaster to Catastrophe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin, Susan L. Cutter

    U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century: From Disaster to Catastrophe explores a critical issue in American public policy: Are the current public sector emergency management systems sufficient to handle future disasters given the environmental and social changes underway? In this timely book,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge

  • Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements book cover

    Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tsegaye Moreda, Saturnino M. Borras Jr., Alberto Alonso-Fradejas, Zoe W. Brent

    Converging Social Justice Issues and Movements argues that the multiple contemporary converging crises have significantly altered the context for and object of political contestations around agrarian, climate, environmental and food justice issues. This shift affects alliances, collaboration and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-13 
    Routledge
    ThirdWorlds

  • 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America: State of the Art book cover

    The Anthropology of Disasters in Latin America

    State of the Art, 1st Edition

    Edited by Virginia García-Acosta

    This book offers anthropological insights into disasters in Latin America. It fills a gap in the literature by bringing together national and regional perspectives in the study of disasters. The book essentially explores the emergence and development of anthropological studies of disasters. It…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Burayidi, Adriana Allen, John Twigg, Christine Wamsler

    This volume provides a comprehensive discussion and overview of urban resilience, including socio-ecological and economic hazard and disaster resilience. It provides a summary of state of the art thinking on resilience, the different approaches, tools and methodologies for understanding the subject…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Collaborative Crisis Management: Interorganizational Approaches to Extreme Events book cover

    Collaborative Crisis Management

    Interorganizational Approaches to Extreme Events, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fredrik Bynander, Daniel Nohrstedt

    Public organizations are increasingly expected to cope with crisis under the same resource constraints and mandates that make up their normal routines, reinforced only through collaboration. Collaborative Crisis Management introduces readers to how collaboration shapes societies’ capacity to plan…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs: Minimal Humanity book cover

    Humanitarianism and the Quantification of Human Needs

    Minimal Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Joël Glasman

    This book provides the first historical inquiry into the quantification of needs in humanitarian assistance. Ultimately the book argues that we cannot understand the global humanitarian aid movement, if we do not understand how humanitarian agencies made human suffering commensurable across borders…

    Hardback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Public Spaces for Water: A Design Notebook book cover

    Public Spaces for Water

    A Design Notebook, 1st Edition

    By Maria Matos Silva

    This illustrated notebook highlights the need for a change of paradigm in current flood management practices, one that acknowledges the wide-ranging and interdisciplinary benefits brought by public space design. Reassessing and improving established flood management methods, public spaces are faced…

    Hardback – 2019-12-23 
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • 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 Gb 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 – 2020-01-13 
    Apple Academic 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

  • 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 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 – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge

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