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  • Risk Communication and Community Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bandana Kar, David Cochran

    This book explores the role and practice of risk communication in building community resilience to natural and social hazards. It examines how risk communication can be used to reduce the hazardous outcomes to communities from natural disasters, and therefore improve resilience to those events.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • New Media in Times of Crisis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keri K. Stephens

    New Media in Times of Crisis provides an interdisciplinary look at research focused around how people organize in times of crisis. This book is grounded in the practices of first responders, crisis communicators, people experiencing tragic events, and communities who organize on- and off-line to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Monumental in scale and epic in development, cities have become the most visible and significant symbol of human progress. The geography on and around which they are constructed, however, has come to be viewed merely in terms of its resources and is often laid to waste once its assets have been…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson

    This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Climate Change and Urban Settlements

    A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Mahendra Sethi

    Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14 
    Routledge

  • Belonging and Transnational Refugee Settlement

    Unsettling the Everyday and the Extraordinary, 1st Edition

    By Jay Marlowe

    The image we have of refugees is one of displacement – from their homes, families and countries – and yet, refugee settlement is increasingly becoming an experience of living simultaneously in places both proximate and distant, as people navigate and transcend international borders in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes, 5th Edition

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    The new revised fifth edition of Natural Hazards remains the go-to introductory-level survey intended for university and college courses that are concerned with earth processes that have direct, and often sudden and violent, impacts on human society. The text integrates principles of geology,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-04 
    Routledge

  • Urban Poverty in the Wake of Environmental Disaster

    Rehabilitation, Resilience and Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), 1st Edition

    By Maria Ela Atienza, Pauline Eadie, May Tan-Mullins

    This book investigates the best strategies for poverty alleviation in post-disaster urban environments, and the conditions necessary for the success and scaling up of these strategies. Using the case study of Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Philippines, the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall,…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Flood Risk Management

    Global Case Studies of Governance, Policy and Communities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell, Matilda Becker

    Our changing climate and more extreme weather events have dramatically increased the number and severity of floods across the world. Demonstrating the diversity of global flood risk management (FRM), this volume covers a range of topics including planning and policy, risk governance and…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Water Text

  • Marine Extremes

    Ocean Safety, Marine Health and the Blue Economy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erika Techera, Gundula Winter

    Marine extremes, as they are conceived of in this volume, encompass environments, activities, events and impacts. Extreme environments found in and around our oceans, including the deep sea and seabed as well as the frozen polar regions, are being seriously affected by both extreme behaviours (…

    Hardback – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Troy Sternberg

    Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global…

    Paperback – 2019-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anna O'Donnell, Quentin Wodon

    Household vulnerability to weather shocks and changing climatic conditions has become a major concern in developing countries. Yet the empirical evidence remains limited on the impact that changing environmental conditions have on households. This book explores climate change adaptation using a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

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