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  • 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 – 2020-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Collaborative Crisis Management

    Interorganizational 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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-12-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

    1st Edition

    By Maged Marghany

    Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and…

    Hardback – 2019-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Post-Disaster and Post-Conflict Tourism

    Toward a New Management Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Vanessa Gb 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 – 2019-12-05 
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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 – 2019-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Translation in Cascading Crises

    1st Edition

    Edited by Federico M. Federici, Sharon O'Brien

    This volume addresses the imperative need for recognising, 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 – 2019-10-07 
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Disaster Public Health and Older People

    1st Edition

    By Emily Ying Yang Chan

    Disaster Public Health and Older People introduces professionals, students and fieldworkers to the science and art of promoting health and well-being among older people in the context of humanitarian emergencies, with a particular focus on low- and middle-income country settings. Older people…

    Paperback – 2019-09-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience

    Integrating Mitigation, Preparedness, and Recovery Planning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael K Lindell

    The Routledge Handbook of Urban Disaster Resilience emphasizes the intersection of urban planning and hazard mitigation as critical for community resilience, considering the interaction of social, environmental, and physical systems with disasters. The Handbook introduces and discusses the phases…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Disaster Risk Governance

    Four Cases from Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Denise D. P. Thompson

    Disaster Risk Governance offers the first extensive engagement with disaster risk governance in the Caribbean and Sub-Saharan Africa. In the last decade and a half Kenya, Jamaica, Dominica, and Zanzibar have all suffered massive destruction from disasters caused by natural hazards. Despite the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30
    Routledge

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