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Lessons of disaster : policy change after catastrophic events

Author: Thomas A Birkland
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2006.
Series: American governance and public policy.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even before the wreckage of a disaster is cleared, one question is foremost in the minds of the public: What can be done to prevent this from happening again? Today, news media and policymakers often invoke the lessons of September 11 and the lessons of Hurricane Katrina. Certainly, these unexpected events heightened awareness about problems that might have contributed to or worsened the disasters, particularly  Read more...
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Birkland, Thomas A.
Lessons of disaster.
Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, ©2006
(DLC) 2006003282
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Birkland
ISBN: 9781435631922 1435631927 9781589013599 158901359X
OCLC Number: 614491470
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 216 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: September 11, learning, and policy change --
Learning from aviation security disasters --
Learning from earthquakes and hurricanes.
Series Title: American governance and public policy.
Responsibility: Thomas A. Birkland.
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To determine when and how a catastrophic event serves as a catalyst for true policy change, this work examines four categories of disasters: aviation security, homeland security, earthquakes, and  Read more...

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