Hazards & Disasters Products

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and Conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

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    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Indonesia and the Politics of Disaster

    Power and Representation in Indonesia’s Mud Volcano

    By Phillip Drake

    Named after Lapindo Brantas, a gas exploration company that was drilling at the eruption site, the Lapindo mudflow initially burst in 2006 and continues to flow today, becoming the most expensive disaster in Indonesia’s history. Using this environmental incident in Indonesia as a case study, this…

    Hardback – 2016-08-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Disaster Law

    By Kristian Cedervall Lauta

    Disasters and their management are today central to public and political agendas. Rather than being understood as exclusively acts of God and Nature, natural disasters are increasingly analysed as social vulnerability exposed by natural hazards. A disaster following an earthquake is no longer seen…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Men, Masculinities and Disaster

    Edited by Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease

    In the examination of gender as a driving force in disasters, too little attention has been paid to how women’s or men’s disaster experiences relate to the wider context of gender inequality, or how gender-just practice can help prevent disasters or address climate change at a structural level.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

  • Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice

    Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Landslides (Napoli, Italy, 12-19 June 2016)

    Edited by Stefano Aversa, Leonardo Cascini, Luciano Picarelli, Claudio Scavia

    Landslides and Engineered Slopes. Experience, Theory and Practice contains the invited lectures and all papers presented at the 12th International Symposium on Landslides, (Naples, Italy, 12-19 June 2016). The book aims to emphasize the relationship between landslides and other natural hazards.…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06 
    CRC Press

  • The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    This book explores what attracts people to aidwork and to what extent the promises of aidwork are fulfilled. 'Aidland' is a highly complex and heterogeneous context which includes many different occupations, forms of employment and organizations. Analysing the processes that lead to the involvement…

    Paperback – 2016-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Asian Law in Disasters

    Toward a Human-Centered Recovery

    Edited by Yuka KANEKO, Katsumi MATSUOKA, Toshihisa TOYODA

    This book is a critical analysis of several of the most disaster-prone regions in Asia. Its unique focus is on the legal issues in the phase of disaster recovery, the most lengthy and difficult stage of disaster response that follows the conclusion of initial emergency stage of humanitarian aid. In…

    Hardback – 2016-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Law

  • Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen J. Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals in the field of disaster studies has never been accurately examined or comprehensively modelled. This kind of study is vital for planning policy and emergency responses and assessing individual and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Natural Hazards

    Earth's Processes as Hazards, Disasters, and Catastrophes

    By Edward A. Keller, Duane E. DeVecchio

    Natural Hazards uses real-life examples of hazards and disasters to explore how and why they happen and what we can do to limit their effects. The text's up-to-date coverage of recent disasters brings a fresh perspective to the material. The Fourth Edition provides a new active learning approach,…

    Paperback – 2016-04-25
    Routledge

  • Human Security and Natural Disasters

    Edited by Christopher Hobson, Paul Bacon, Robin Cameron

    "Human security" is an approach that rejects the traditional prioritization of state security, and instead identifies the individual as the primary referent of security. It offers a way of broadening our perspective, and recognizing that the most pressing threats to individuals do not come from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • Women and Disasters in South Asia

    Survival, security and development

    Edited by Linda Racioppi, Swarna Rajagopalan

    South Asia is one of the most vulnerable areas of an increasingly disaster-impacted world, with cyclones, earthquakes, floods and droughts causing several casualties and disrupting lives and livelihoods every year. Yet the impacts of disasters are not equally distributed across the peoples of the…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge India

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