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Governing disaster in urban environments : climate change preparation and adaption after Hurricane Sandy

Author: Julia Nevarez
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2018] ©2018
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Governing Disaster in Urban Environments: Climate Change Preparation and Adaption after Hurricane Sandy is a comprehensive account of relevant debates, conceptualizations, and practical considerations for the governance of disaster at multiple scales. In this interdisciplinary work, Julia Nevárez uses the example of Hurricane Sandy to analyze the complex phenomenon of climate change and its effects on flood-prone  Read more...
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Nevarez, Julia.
Governing disaster in urban environments.
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2018
(DLC) 2018006097
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Nevarez
ISBN: 9781498543750 1498543758 9781498543774 1498543774
OCLC Number: 1022077012
Description: xvii, 145 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Hurricane Sandy and the challenges of governing disaster --
Climate change, Katrina, and Sandy --
Neoliberalism, globalization, and the urban paradox in climate change governance --
Post Sandy disaster and climate governance: resiliency in adaptation and mitigation --
Alternatives: social and physical redundancies --
Climate change resilient and redundant social policy --
Conclusion: tackling climate change: the epistemological rift in governing.
Responsibility: by Julia Nevárez.

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