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The Resource A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management

A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management

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A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management
Title
A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management
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Language
eng
Summary
  • A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management. Firmly based in science, the book leverages historical data, current best practices, and scientific and statistical data to make future projections to help emergency management, homeland security, and public safety officials make appropriate planning, preparedness, and resource management decisions in the present to prepare for future conditions and risks. Focuses on trends in citizen behaviors, expectations, and choices related to technology, media, communication, and cross-cultural behavior Reflects the impacts of age, gender, and sexuality roles on emergency response expectations as well as the increasing politicization of disaster response and recovery activities Evaluates how perceptions of risk are changing-particularly in light of low probability, but high consequence events Considers emerging physical, social, environmental, and technological issues such as climate change, sustainability, globalization, and cyber threats Divided into three sections, the book first focuses on trends in citizen behaviors, expectations, and choices related to technology, media, communication and cross-cultural behavior. It then explores the impacts of age, gender, and sexuality roles on emergency response expectations as well as the increasing politicization of disaster response and recovery activities. Additionally, the second section evaluates how perceptions of risk are changing - particularly in light of low probability, but high consequence events. The book concludes with coverage of emerging physical, social, environmental, and technological issues such a climate change, sustainability,
  • globalization, and cyber threats
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MiAaPQ
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management
Label
A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management
Link
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Front Cover -- Contents -- Introduction -- The Author -- Chapter 1: The Super Digital Age -- Chapter 2: Communication and Engagement -- Chapter 3: Data Mining and Predictive Behavior -- Chapter 4: Emerging and Disruptive Technologies -- Chapter 5: Age, Gender, and Sexuality Roles -- Chapter 6: Self-Reliant Communities -- Chapter 7: Politicization of Response and Recovery -- Chapter 8: Distorted Perception of Risk -- Chapter 9: Risk Imbalance -- Chapter 10: Economies of Disasters -- Chapter 11: Sustainability and Environmental Factors -- Chapter 12: Diversity, Globalization, and Extremism -- Chapter 13: Cybersecurity and Protection -- Back Cover
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781482253924
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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