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  • Emergency Planning for Nuclear Power Plants

    By Paul Elkmann

    Provides a history of emergency planning with respect to nuclear power plant accidents from the 1950’s to the 2000’s. Gives an overview of essential concepts that a working emergency planner should know. Includes a brief overview of the health physics and plant engineering applicable to emergency…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    CRC Press

  • Global Powers of Horror

    Security, Politics, and the Body in Pieces

    By Francois Debrix

    Global Powers of Horror examines contemporary regimes of horror, into horror’s intricacies, and into their deployment on and through human bodies and body parts. To track horror’s work, what horror decomposes and, perhaps, recomposes, Debrix goes beyond the idea of the integrality and integrity of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-26 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • Coming Home after Disaster

    Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery

    Edited by Alka Sapat, Ann-Margaret Esnard

    Post-disaster housing concerns and dilemmas are complex, global in nature, and are inextricably intertwined with social, economic, and political considerations. The multi-faceted nature of housing recovery requires a holistic approach that accounts for its numerous dimensions and contours that are…

    Hardback – 2016-12-21 
    CRC Press

  • Gendering Counterinsurgency

    Performativity, Embodiment and Experience in the Afghan ‘Theatre of War’

    By Synne L. Dyvik

    This book analyses the various ways in which counterinsurgency in Afghanistan is gendered. The book examines the US counterinsurgency operations in Afghanistan from 2001 onwards, including the invasion, the population-centric counterinsurgency operations and the efforts to train a new Afghan…

    Hardback – 2016-12-19 
    Routledge
    War, Politics and Experience

  • Crisis Communication

    Case Studies and Lessons Learned from International Disasters

    By Kjell Brataas

    The book takes a close and "inside" look at recent tragedies and natural disasters and focuses on the communication aspect of each incident. For most case studies, it provides accounts from people handling the event, e.g. communication staff or management. Each chapter begins with an eye…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Responses to Disasters and Climate Change

    Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience

    Edited by Michele Companion, Miriam S. Chaiken

    As the global climate shifts, communities are faced with a myriad of mitigation and adaptation challenges. These highlight the political, cultural, economic, social, and physical vulnerability of social groups, communities, families, and individuals. They also foster resilience and creative…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    CRC Press

  • Effective Communication During Disasters

    Making Use of Technology, Media, and Human Resources

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Sarah Bezek, Jonathan Dyal

    In today’s world, there are new opportunities for disaster communications through modern technology and social media. Social network applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram can connect friends, family, first responders, and those providing relief and assistance. However, social media…

    Hardback – 2016-12-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Introduction to Emergency Management, Second Edition

    By Brenda Phillips, David M. Neal, Gary Webb

    Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students taking introductory emergency management courses. The…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    CRC Press

  • Asylum Seekers, Sovereignty, and the Senses of the International

    A Politico-corporeal Struggle

    By Eeva Puumala

    The confrontation between asylum seeking and sovereignty has mainly focused on ways in which the movement and possibilities of refugees and migrants are limited. In this volume, instead of departing from the practices of governance and surveillance, Puumala begins with the moving body, its…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Interventions

  • International Disaster Health Care

    Preparedness, Response, Resource Management, and Education

    Edited by Girish Bobby Kapur, Amado Alejandro Baez

    International Disaster Health Care: Preparedness, Response, Resource Management, and Education provides a complete image of the needs, concerns, and insights that relate to disaster preparedness from an international health-care perspective. The United Nations has recognized the devastating…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Apple Academic Press

  • The Routledge Handbook of International Resilience

    Edited by David Chandler, Jon Coaffee

    Resilience is increasingly discussed as a key concept across many fields of international policymaking from sustainable development and climate change, insecurity, conflict and terrorism to urban and rural planning, international aid provision and the prevention of and responses to natural and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Peace and Security

    Implementing UN Security Council Resolution 1325

    Edited by Louise Olsson, Theodora-Ismene Gizelis

    This volume explores the implementation of key gender policies in international peace and security, following the adoption of UN Security Council resolution 1325 in October 2000, the first thematic resolution on Women, Peace and Security. How should we understand women’s participation in peace…

    Paperback – 2016-11-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

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