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The Resource Dynamics of disaster : lessons on risk, response and recovery, edited by Rachel A. Dowty and Barbara L. Allen ; with a foreword by Alan Irwin

Dynamics of disaster : lessons on risk, response and recovery, edited by Rachel A. Dowty and Barbara L. Allen ; with a foreword by Alan Irwin

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Dynamics of disaster : lessons on risk, response and recovery
Title
Dynamics of disaster
Title remainder
lessons on risk, response and recovery
Statement of responsibility
edited by Rachel A. Dowty and Barbara L. Allen ; with a foreword by Alan Irwin
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Language
eng
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DLC
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Index
index present
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.D96 2011
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non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Science in society series
Dynamics of disaster : lessons on risk, response and recovery, edited by Rachel A. Dowty and Barbara L. Allen ; with a foreword by Alan Irwin
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Dynamics of disaster : lessons on risk, response and recovery, edited by Rachel A. Dowty and Barbara L. Allen ; with a foreword by Alan Irwin
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
I. Enviromental, Cultural and Political Concerns. 1. Katrina's contamination: Regulatory knowledge gaps in the making and unmaking of environmental contention / Scott Frickel and M. Bess Vincent -- 2. Organizational culture and the Katrina response in Louisiana / Rachel A. Dowtry ... [et al.] -- 3. Disasters as system accidents: A socio-ecological framework / Gary Bowden -- 4. Conceptualizing disasters as extreme versions of everyday life / Edward Woodhouse -- II. Relocation, Rebuilding and Recovery Concern. 5. Mind maps, memory and relocation after hurricane Katrina / Kathryn Henderson -- 6. Post-Katrina neighbourhood recovery planning in New Orleans / Roberto E. Barrios -- 7. Rebuilding the historic tremé neighbourhood: Lessons in the repatriation of New Orleans / Barbara L. Allen and Isabelle Thomas Maret -- III. International Disasters and Katrina Comparisons. 8. The 2002 disaster in the Elbe Region, Germany: A lack of context-sensitive knowledge / Juergen Weichselgartner and Emilie Brévière -- 9. Social dynamics of unnatural disasters: Parallels between Hurricane Katrina and the 2003 European heat wave / Melanie Gall -- 10. After disasters: Emergences of National Insecurity in Sri Lanka / Vivian Y. Choi -- 11. Response and recovery in the remediation of contaminated Land in Eastern Germany / Alena Bleicher and Matthias Gross
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24 cm.
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Extent
xix, 219 p.
Isbn
9781849711432
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010038148
Other physical details
ill., maps
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(OCoLC)663459813

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