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  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Whether whole or partial, the ongoing destruction of cities is a unique challenge in planning practice; what do cities do with material remains when it comes to time for reconstruction? Buried Cities: Destruction, Erasure and Forgetting is concerned with the shaping of the city through burial; the…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • New Media and Organizing Around Crises

    New Agendas in Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keri Stephens

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge
    New Agendas in Communication Series

  • 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), the strongest typhoon ever to make landfall, the book aims to…

    Hardback – 2019-02-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Flood Risk Management

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

    Edited by Edmund 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

  • 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 – 2019-01-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-01-24 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Oceans

  • 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

  • Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma

    Humanitarian aspirations confront democratic legitimacy, 1st Edition

    By Jack Corbett

    The Australian aid program faces a fundamental dilemma: how, in the absence of deep popular support, should it generate the political legitimacy required to safeguard its budget and administering institution? Australia’s Foreign Aid Dilemma tells the story of the actors who have grappled with…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Angry Earth

    Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Oliver-Smith, Susanna M. Hoffman

    This volume explores how various cultures in different historical moments have responded to calamity, offering insight into the complex relationship between society and environment. In the second edition, each chapter has been updated with an addendum to reflect on recent developments in the…

    Paperback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-12-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Resilient Destinations and Tourism

    Governance Strategies in the Transition towards Sustainability in Tourism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jarkko Saarinen, Alison M. Gill

    Sustainability is one of the most important issues currently facing the tourism sector. Recently the role of resilience thinking has been highlighted in sustainable development discussions as an alternative perspective. This book approaches these concepts as interwoven processes and looks at change…

    Hardback – 2018-12-21 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Geographies of Leisure, Tourism and Mobility

  • Participatory Research in More-than-Human Worlds

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michelle Bastian, Owain Jones, Niamh Moore, Emma Roe

    Socio-environmental crises are currently transforming the conditions for life on this planet, from climate change, to resource depletion, biodiversity loss and long-term pollutants. The vast scale of these changes, affecting land, sea and air have prompted calls for the ‘ecologicalisation’ of…

    Paperback – 2018-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

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