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|Material Type:||Thesis/dissertation, Manuscript|
|Document Type:||Book, Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
George Edward Clark
|Description:||xv, 289 leaves : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm|
|Responsibility:||George Edward Clark.|
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The precis (submitted by the author): "Social vulnerability to disasters is the differential inability to cope with them based on socioeconomic characteristics. This study maps combined physical and social vulnerability in Revere, Massachusetts and asks to what extent poorer people suffer greater relative damages from storms. Based on a phone survey of residents of Revere's coastal floodplain, lower-income residents are found to suffer greater relative economic damages from flooding. However, reported absolute damages decrease with income after an initial peak."
The subject descriptors assigned to this work in WorldCat leave out global environmental change, socioeconomic status, survey research, and disaster mitigation. The author also wrote or cowrote: _Assessing the Vulnerability of Coastal Communities to Extreme Storms: The Case of Revere, MA, USA_, Accession No. 47640831. _Troubled Water?: Acquiescence, Conflict, and the Politics of Place in Watershed Management_, Accession No. 49829953.