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Disasters without borders : the international politics of natural disasters

Author: John A Hannigan
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Natural disasters regularly reach a high degree of prominence in the media, but we rarely see the political aspects of the ways that disasters are managed and dealt with. This book offers a  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John A Hannigan
ISBN: 9780745650692 0745650694 9780745650685 0745650686
OCLC Number: 809411103
Description: x, 195 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The Disaster Politics Nexus --
The Global Policy Field of Natural Disasters --
The Kindness of Strangers --
A Safer World? --
Climate of Concern --
Disaster Politics as Game Playing --
Mass Media and the Politics of Disaster --
Disaster Politics: A Discursive Approach --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: John Hannigan.
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"An enjoyable, easily accessible read." Global Journal "This fluent, critical and accessible book provides a wealth of detail and insight into the political and social pressures that shape discourse, Read more...

 
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