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On risk and disaster : lessons from Hurricane Katrina

作者: Ronald J Daniels; Donald F Kettl; Howard Kunreuther
出版商: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2006.
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(Publisher-supplied data) This timely volume contains valuable lessons and insights into the critical areas of disaster prevention, mitigation, recovery, and risk financing. It is an eclectic blend of lessons born of practical experience and academic research that collectively provides valuable insights that policymakers and lawmakers, insurers and academic researchers can draw upon to help guide them through the  再讀一些...
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所有的作者/貢獻者: Ronald J Daniels; Donald F Kettl; Howard Kunreuther
ISBN: 0812219597 9780812219593
OCLC系統控制編碼: 63291440
注意: Essays published in association with the National Symposium on Risk and Disasters (Dec. 2005, Washington, D.C.), organized by the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with Congressional quarterly and the Communications Institute.
描述: viii, 293 p. ; 23 cm.
内容: On their own in battered New Orleans / Peter G. Gosselin --
Using risk and decision analysis to protect New Orleans against future hurricanes / Detlof von Winterfeldt --
Planning for a city on the brink / Kenneth R. Foster and Robert Giegengack --
JARring actions that fuel the floods / Carolyn Kousky and Richard Zeckhauser --
Behaviorally realistic risk management / Baruch Fischhoff --
Rationales and instruments for government intervention in natural disasters / Michael J. Trebilcock and Ronald J. Daniels --
Social inequality, hazards, and disasters / Kathleen Tierney --
Equity analysis and natural hazards policy / Matthew D. Adler --
Why we under-prepare for hazards / Robert J. Meyer --
Has the time come for comprehensive natural disaster insurance? / Howard Kunreuther --
Rethinking disaster policy after Hurricane Katrina / Scott E. Harrington --
Providing economic incentives to build disaster-resistant structures / Harvey G. Ryland --
Role of public health and clinical medicine in preparing for disasters / Brian Strom --
Hurricane Katrina as a bureaucratic nightmare / Vicki Bier --
The Katrina breakdown / Jonathan Walters and Donald F. Kettl.
責任: edited by Ronald J. Daniels, Donald F. Kettl, and Howard Kunreuther ; foreword by Amy Gutmann.
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Leading experts address questions of public and private roles in assessing, managing, and mitigating major risks to public health and safety in light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina.  再讀一些...

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