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Disaster prevention

Author: Ilan Kelman
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2016.
Series: Routledge recommends.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ilan, Kelman
Disaster Prevention
: Taylor and Francis,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Kelman
ISBN: 9781317423089 1317423089 9781315689081 1315689081
OCLC Number: 930083233
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 217 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction: A Dozen Ways of Preventing Disaster; 1. "Risk and Danger", Risk and Blame, Mary Douglas, 2002; Risk and Society; Personal Safety and Public Honour; Heroic and Bourgeois Fiction; The Cultural Dialogue; Risks Are Always Political; A Cultural theory of Risk; Uncertainty; Conclusion; Acknowledgements; Further Reading; Notes; 2. From Vulnerability to Empowerment, Mapping Vulnerability: Disasters, Development and People, edited by Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, and Dorothea Hilhorst, 2004; Introduction Various views on 'vulnerability' and its usersAbsence of people's perspective in vulnerability assessments; Local people's perception of 'vulnerability'; Development aggression' as emerging human-made disaster; Local people's perceptions and consequences for disaster-response policies: summary and conclusions; Further Reading; Notes; References; 3. Sustainable Disasters?: Perspectives and powers in the discourse of calamity, Power of Development, edited by Jonathan Crush, 1995; Introduction: Disaster and Development; 'Master Texts'; Distancing and Dichotomizing: The View from the Centre Segregating Disasters and Defining TerritoriesHidden Damages: The View from Below; Conclusion: Bad Geographies; Further Reading; 4. Framing Disaster: Theories and Stories Seeking to Understand Hazards, Vulnerability and Risk, Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction, edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard and Ilan Kelman, 2012; Introduction; Reminder of good Questions to Ask; Social Construction of Resource and Hazard; Defining Vulnerability; The Progression of Vulnerability; The Triangle of Vulnerability; The Circle of Capacities; Marginalisation, Disaster and Failed Recovery The Progression of SafetyConclusions; Further Reading; 5. Attitudes Toward Death and Dying, On Death and Dying, Elisabeth Kübler Ross, 1973; Society's Contributions to Defensiveness; The Beginning of an Interdisciplinary Seminar on Death and Dying; The Dying As Teachers; Further Reading; 6. Toeing the Line or Breaking the Glass Ceiling, Gender and Wildfire: Landscapes of Uncertainty, Christine Eriksen, 2014; Introduction; Striving for Recognition: Unmasking Gender Privileges; On Fire: Masculinities and Femininities at Work; Body and Soul: Pregnancy, Motherhood and Fire Fighting; Conclusion Further ReadingNotes; Bibliography; 7. Critical Reflections on Disaster Prevention Education, Learning and Calamities: Practices, Interpretations, Patterns, edited by Heike Egner, Marén Schorch and Martin Voss, 2015; Introduction; From Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to Disaster Prevention Education; Developing a Disaster Prevention Framework; Disaster Prevention Education as a Foundation for Action; Challenges in Communicating and Measuring Preparedness; Further Reading; Note; References
Series Title: Routledge recommends.
Responsibility: edited by Ilan Kelman.

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