• 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

  • Fear, Society, and the Police book cover

    Fear, Society, and the Police

    1st Edition

    By Dale L. June

    Fear, Society, and the Police examines elements of fear and how they can be controlled and turned into an effective and proper response in an emergency situation. Readers of this book will be exposed to ways fear can become an uncontrolled emotion, often leading to unnecessary acts of violence, and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-02
    Routledge

  • Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti: Disaster Industrial Complex book cover

    Production of Disaster and Recovery in Post-Earthquake Haiti

    Disaster Industrial Complex, 1st Edition

    By Juliana Svistova, Loretta Pyles

    Natural disasters have long been seen as naturally generated events, but as scientific, technological, and social knowledge of disasters has become more sophisticated, the part that people and systems play in disaster events has become more apparent. Production of Disaster and Recovery in…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Translation in Cascading Crises book cover

    Translation in Cascading Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Federico M. Federici, Sharon O'Brien

    This volume addresses the imperative need for recognizing, exploring, and developing the role of multilingual communication in crisis settings. It is recognized that 'communication is aid' and that access to communication is an undeniable human right in crises. Even where effective and accurate…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Beyond Public Administration: Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context book cover

    Beyond Public Administration

    Contemplating and Nudging Government-in-Context, 1st Edition

    By David John Farmer

    How can public administration (P.A.) nudge government to govern fundamentally better in terms of policy? How critical is P.A. contemplation and nudges – prods, shoves or hammer blows - to government-in-context? In this book, David John Farmer argues that government-in-context refers to…

    Hardback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

  • Radiation Threats and Your Safety: A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community book cover

    Radiation Threats and Your Safety

    A Guide to Preparation and Response for Professionals and Community, 1st Edition

    By Armin Ansari

    While it has aided far many more than it has harmed, radiation is forever etched in the public’s mind as an indiscriminate and particularly pernicious killer. Consequently, it is especially critical in this age of terrorist threats that we equip ourselves with accurate information and practical…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • The Sociology of Disaster: Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences book cover

    The Sociology of Disaster

    Fictional Explorations of Human Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Thomas E. Drabek

    In a book as illuminating as it is captivating, Thomas E. Drabek presents an in-depth analysis of the emotional impacts of disaster events and the many ripple effects that follow.  Through the technique of storytelling, a series of nine fictional stories where characters experience actual…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    Routledge

  • International Order and the Politics of Disaster book cover

    International Order and the Politics of Disaster

    1st Edition

    By Scott D. Watson

    In this indispensable and comprehensive text, Scott D. Watson critically examines the current understanding of international order that underpins international disaster management and disaster diplomacy. Based on empirical analysis of the three international disaster management regimes - disaster…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Routledge

  • Early Warning-Based Multihazard and Disaster Management Systems book cover

    Early Warning-Based Multihazard and Disaster Management Systems

    1st Edition

    By Syed Hyder Abbas Musavi

    This book describes in detail disaster management principles with applications through software and early warning systems. The aim is to introduce the concept of advanced technology for disaster management. Hence, it starts with a basic introduction and the types of disasters this technology will…

    Hardback – 2019-08-09
    CRC Press

  • Emergency Management: The American Experience book cover

    Emergency Management

    The American Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Claire B. Rubin

    The spate of disaster events ranging from major to catastrophic that have occurred in recent years raises a lot of questions about where and why they happened. Understanding the history of emergency management policies and practice is important to an understanding of current and future policies and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-02
    Routledge

  • Securitising Singapore: State Power and Global Threats Management book cover

    Securitising Singapore

    State Power and Global Threats Management, 1st Edition

    By Syed Mohammed Ad’ha Aljunied

    Aljunied examines how the Singaporean government developed a comprehensive state–society strategic relationship by ‘securitising’ vital policy areas because of Singapore’s vulnerability as a global city state. In the twenty-first century, the Singaporean government has strategically renewed an…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

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