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Crisis and emergency management : theory and practice

Author: Ali Farazmand
Publisher: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2014].
Series: Public administration and public policy.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Second EditionView all editions and formats
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Examining emergency responses to environmental dangers and natural disasters, this book provides coverage of a range of international issues using empirical and quantitative analyses. It discusses  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Farazmand
ISBN: 9780849385131 084938513X
OCLC Number: 856879251
Notes: "New Edition"--Preface.
Revised edition of Handbook of crisis and emergency management, published in 2001.
Description: xxiv, 825 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Practice, Ali Farazmand Crisis-Management Micro-Macro Perspectives Meeting Diversity in the Midst of Adversity: An Intercultural-Communication Training Framework for Refugee-Assistance Crisis Management, Phyllis Bo-Yuen Ngai and Peter Koehn Global Crisis in Public Service and Administration, Ali Farazmand Crisis in the US Administrative State, Ali Farazmand Managing through a Crisis: A Case Study of the Orange County, California, Bankruptcy, M. Celeste Murphy Emergency Management: Micro and Macro Issues Environmental and Health Emergency Management From Texas City to Exxon Valdez: What Have We Learned about Managing Marine Disasters? John R. Harrald and Hugh W. Stephens Macro and Micro Issues: Conceptual, Policy, Practical, and Empirical Aspects of Emergency Management What Disaster Response Management Can Learn from Chaos Theory, Gustav A. Koehler, Guenther G. Kress, and Randi L. Miller Psychology of Evacuation and the Design of Policy: Lessons from Hurricanes Katrina, Ike, and Sandy, William L. Waugh, Jr. and Jasmin R. Ruback Role of Technology and Human Factors in Emergency Management, Francis R. Terry Evolution of Emergency Management in America: From a Troubling Past to an Uncertain Future, Robert Ward and Gary Wamsley Improvised Explosive Devices, Daniel C. Goodrich and Frances L. Edwards National and International Case Studies Crisis and Emergency Management in North and Latin America American Presidential Crisis Management under Kennedy: The Cuban Missile Crisis, Robert E. Dewhirst Collaboration, Consolidation, and Coordination in the Broward Sheriff's Office: A New Paradigm in Public Safety and Emergency Management? John Carroll and Leslie Taylor Emergency Management for Radiological Events: Lessons Learned from Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima Reactor Accidents, Frances L. Edwards Budgetary Assistance for Nonprofits in Disaster, Barbara L. Neuby Security for Sale: The Pros and Cons of Equipment Contracts, Barbara L. Neuby Managing Refugee-Assistance Crises in the Twenty-First Century: The Intercultural-Communication Factor, Peter Koehn and Phyllis Bo-Yuen Ngai Managing Human and Natural Disasters in Developing Nations: Emergency Management and the Public Bureaucracy, Lenneal J. Henderson Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans-USA, and the Fukushima Tsunami-Japan: Global Cases in Crisis and Emergency Management Image Construction in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina, Steven G. Koven Hurricane Katrina: Preparedness, Response, and the Politics-Administration Dichotomy in New Orleans Emergency Management, Steven G. Koven and Michael Brennan Ethics in Crisis Management, Carole L. Jurkiewicz Management of Hazardous Chemicals during Natural Disasters, Antoinette Christophe and Khashruzzaman Choudhury How a Navigation Channel Contributed to Most of the Flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, Ivor Ll. van Heerden, G. Paul Kemp , Bob Bea, Gary Shaffer, John Day, Chad Morris, Dunca n Fitzgerald, and Andrew Milanes Examining Intergovernmental Relations in Response to Catastrophic Disasters: Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Naim Kapucu Learning from the Katrina Crisis: A Global and International Perspective with Implications for Future Crisis Management, Ali Farazmand Japan's Disaster Governance: How Was the 3.11 Crisis Managed? Yuko Kaneko and Itoko Suzuki Crisis and Emergency Management in Asia, Middle East, and Europe Emergency Management in Korea: Mourning over Tragic Deaths, Pan Suk Kim and Jae Eun Lee Coping with Crisis and Disaster: Hong Kong Disaster Plan and Contingency Plan for Natural Disasters, Ahmed Shafiqul Huque Integrating Public Administration, Science, and Community Action: A Case of Early-Warning Success in Qinglong County for the Magnitude 7.8 Tangshan Earthquake, Jeanne-Marie Col and Jean J. Chu Altruism in Chinese Emergency Management: The Case of Wenchuan Earthquake, King W. Chow Crisis Management in Japan: Lessons from the Great Hanshin-Awaji Earthquake of 1995 and the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011, Masaru Sakamoto Benchmarks and Standards for Emergency Management in India and the United States, Bala Prasad Erramilli and William L. Waugh, Jr. Crisis in Governance and the Arab Spring, Jamil Jreisat 1989 Rail Disaster at Clapham in South London, Francis R. Terry MITIGATION AND STRATEGIC PREVENTION OF/AND PREPAREDNESS FOR CRISES AND EMERGENCIES Mitigation versus Prevention: A View from the Local Government Level, Frances L. Edwards Advancing Community Resilience to Disasters: Considerations for Theory, Policy, and Practice, Rose L. Pfefferbaum Global Resilience to Enhance Crisis and Emergency Management, Clifford R. Bragdon Contemporary Community Resilience: Successes, Challenges, and the Future of Disaster Recovery, Sheridan "Butch" Trues dale and Jesse Paul Spearo Emergency Managers for the New Millennium, Ellis M. Stanley, Sr. and William Lee Waugh, Jr. Coastal Hazard Mitigation in Florida, Patricia M. Schapley and Lorena Schwartz Epilogue Disaster Study, Crisis Study, and the Discipline of Public Administration: A Personal Reflection, Roger Wettenhall Index
Series Title: Public administration and public policy.
Other Titles: Handbook of crisis and emergency management
Responsibility: edited by Ali Farazmand.
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