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Handbook of disaster research

Author: Russell R DynesRussell Rowe DynesE L QuarantelliEnrico L QuarantelliHavidan RodriguezAll authors
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2007.
Series: Handbooks of sociology and social research.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This timely Handbook is based on the principle that disasters are social constructions and focuses on social science disaster research. It provides an interdisciplinary approach to disasters with  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell R Dynes; Russell Rowe Dynes; E L Quarantelli; Enrico L Quarantelli; Havidan Rodriguez; Haví́dán Rodríguez
ISBN: 9780387739526 0387739521 9780387739526 9780387323534 0387323538 9780387323312 0387323317
OCLC Number: 1025583909
Notes: Índice.
Description: xxxi, 611 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: What Is a Disaster?.- A Heuristic Approach to Future Disasters and Crises: New, Old, and In-Between Types.- The Crisis Approach.- Methodological Issues.- The Role of Geographic Information Systems/Remote Sensing in Disaster Management.- Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Disasters.- Race, Class, Ethnicity, and Disaster Vulnerability.- Gender and Disaster: Foundations and Directions.- Globalization and Localization: An Economic Approach.- Local Emergency Management Organizations.- Community Processes: Warning and Evacuation.- Search and Rescue Activities in Disasters.- Community Processes: Coordination.- Sustainable Disaster Recovery: Operationalizing An Existing Agenda.- Sheltering and Housing Recovery Following Disaster*.- Businesses and Disasters: Vulnerability, Impacts, and Recovery.- Organizational Adaptation to Disaster.- Community Innovation and Disasters.- Disaster and Development Research and Practice: A Necessary Eclecticism?.- National Planning and Response: National Systems.- Disaster and Crisis Management in Transitional Societies: Commonalities and Peculiarities.- Terrorism as Disaster.- Recent Developments in U.S. Homeland Security Policies and Their Implications for the Management of Extreme Events.- Unwelcome Irritant or Useful Ally? The Mass Media in Emergencies.- The Popular Culture of Disaster: Exploring a New Dimension of Disaster Research.- Remembering: Community Commemoration After Disaster.- Research Applications in the Classroom.- From Research to Praxis: The Relevance of Disaster Research for Emergency Management.- Communicating Risk and Uncertainty: Science, Technology, and Disasters at the Crossroads.- Crisis Management in the Twenty-First Century: "Unthinkable" Events in "Inconceivable" Contexts.- New Dimensions: The Growth of a Market in Fear.- Disasters Ever More? Reducing U.S. Vulnerabilities.
Series Title: Handbooks of sociology and social research.
Other Titles: Disaster research.
Responsibility: edited by Haví́dán Rodríguez, Enrico L. Quarantelli, Russell R. Dynes ; with forewords by William A. Anderson, Patrick J. Kennedy, Everett Ressler.

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