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Disaster governance in urbanising Asia

Author: Michelle Ann Miller; Mike Douglass
Publisher: Singapore : Springer, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This edited book approaches the threat and impact of environmental disasters on Asia's urban populations from a governance perspective. It adopts a multi-sector and multi-disciplinary approach to disaster governance that emphasises the importance of multiple stakeholders in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from disasters and their cascading impacts in Asia's cities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Disaster governance in urbanising Asia
(OCoLC)922972418
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle Ann Miller; Mike Douglass
ISBN: 9789812876492 9812876499 9812876480 9789812876485
OCLC Number: 932064258
Description: 1 online resource (x, 305 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Chapter 1: Disaster Governance in an Urbanising World Region.- Chapter 2: The Urban Transition of Disaster Governance in Asia.- Chapter 3: Building Cities in a Subduction Zone: Some Indonesian Dangers.- Chapter 4: Muddy Resistance: Community Empowerment in Mudflow Disaster Governance in Porong, Sidoarjo, Indonesia.- Chapter 5: Disaster Governance in War-Torn Societies: Tsunami Recovery in Urbanising Aceh and Sri Lanka.- Chapter 6: Disaster Governance in Small Urban Places: Issues, Trends, and Concerns.- Chapter 7: "Good" Time For Disaster: The Importance of Temporality in Governance Thinking.- Chapter 8: Intergenerational Transmission of Local Knowledge towards River Flooding Risk Reduction and Adaptation: The Experience of Dagupan City, Philippines.- Chapter 9: Securing the Safety of Informal Settler Families along Waterways in Metro Manila, Philippines: A Government-Civil Society Organisation Partnership.- Chapter 10: Bangkok and the Floods of 2011: Urban Governance and the Struggle for Democratisation.- Chapter 11: Is it Possible to Integrate Disaster Governance into Urbanisation - Evidence from Chinese Townships Hit by 2008 Wenchuan Earthquake and 2013 Lushan Earthquake.- Chapter 12: Post-Disaster Reconstruction Models: The Governance of Urban Disasters in China, Iran and Myanmar.- Chapter 13: Nuclear Risk Governance in Japan and the Fukushima Triple Disaster: Lessons Unlearned.
Responsibility: Michelle Ann Miller, Mike Douglass, editors.

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