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Mapping vulnerability : disasters, development, and people

Author: Greg Bankoff; Georg Frerks; Dorothea Hilhorst
Publisher: London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2004.
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"Mapping Vulnerability, is essential reading for academics, students, policymakers and practitioners in disaster studies, geography, development studies, economics, environmental studies and sociology."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Aufsatzsammlung
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Mapping vulnerability.
London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan Publications, 2004
(DLC) 2003008344
(OCoLC)52057910
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Bankoff; Georg Frerks; Dorothea Hilhorst
ISBN: 9781849771924 1849771928 9781136561627 1136561625 1280475927 9781280475924 1417542624 9781417542628 9781136561573 1136561579 9781136561610 1136561617 9786610475926 661047592X
OCLC Number: 56675932
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 236 pages)
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: Theorizing vulnerability in a globalized world : a political ecological perspective / Anthony Oliver-Smith --
The historical geography of disaster : 'vulnerability' and 'local knowledge' in western discourse / Greg Bankoff --
The need for rethinking the concepts of vulnerability and risk from a holistic perspective : a necessary review and criticism for effective risk management / Omar D. Cardona --
Complexity and diversity : unlocking social domains of disaster response / Dorothea Hilhorst --
The Lower Lempa River Valley, El Salvador : risk reduction and development project / Allan Lavall --
El Niño events, forecasts and decision-making / Roger S. Pulwarty, Kenneth Broad and Timothy Finan --
Vulnerable regions versus vulnerable people : an Ethiopian case study / Linda Stephen --
From vulnerability to empowerment / Annelies Heijmans --
Progress in analysis of social vulnerability and capacity / Ian Davis --
Vulnerability reduction : a task for the vulnerable people themselves / Zenaida Delica-Willison and Robin Willison --
Macro-economic concepts of vulnerability : dynamics, complexity and public policy / Charlotte Benson --
Gendering vulnerability analysis : towards a more nuanced approach / Maureen Fordham --
Assessment of capability and vulnerability / Ben Wisner --
Vulnerability analysis as a means of strengthening policy formulation and policy practice / Georg Frerks and Stephen Bender.
Responsibility: edited by Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, Dorothea Hilhorst.
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Raging floods, massive storms and cataclysmic earthquakes: every year up to 340 million people are affected by these and other disasters, which cause loss of life and damage to personal property,  Read more...

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