Geography: Hazards & Disasters

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-12-16
    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 – 2019-12-12
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management book cover

    Big Data, Surveillance and Crisis Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kees Boersma, Chiara Fonio

    Big data, surveillance, crisis management. Three largely different and richly researched fields, however, the interplay amongst these three domains is rarely addressed. In this enlightening title, the link between these three fields is explored in a consequential order through a variety of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    Routledge

  • Slope Safety Preparedness for Impact of Climate Change book cover

    Slope Safety Preparedness for Impact of Climate Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Ho, Suzanne Lacasse, Luciano Picarelli

    Many countries are increasingly threatened by major landslide disasters and fatalities due to extreme weather events which have major implications for public safety and the sustainability of infrastructure and the built environment. A further increase in such a trend could come from climate…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • Shear Behavior of Composite Soils book cover

    Shear Behavior of Composite Soils

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yanrong Li

    This book has the purpose of developing an understanding of the factors determining and influencing the shear behavior of soils, with emphasis on composite soils, as they are the most encountered materials in geological and geotechnical engineering in mountainous areas. This objective is reached by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2019-12-10
    CRC Press
    Sustainable Cities Research Series

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-10
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Crisis Management: Inter-Organizational Approaches to Extreme Events book cover

    Collaborative Crisis Management

    Inter-Organizational 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 – 2019-12-09
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-03
    Routledge

  • 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 understands 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…

    Hardback – 2019-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Development

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