After Disaster

Author: Thomas A. Birkland
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9780878406531
Size: 73.29 MB
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Examines how disasters like earthquakes, oil spills, and nuclear power plant accidents can act as focusing events "which cause both citizens and policymakers to pay more attention to a public problem and often to press for solutions .

After Disaster

Author: Edward Minyard
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 145750930X
Size: 60.56 MB
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This book describes his adventures and presents a view that most have never seen - from inside the Heart of Chaos.

Rebuilding Urban Places After Disaster

Author: Eugenie L. Birch
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 0812204484
Size: 64.59 MB
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This volume examines the rebuilding of cities and their environs after a disaster and focuses on four major issues: making cities less vulnerable to disaster, reestablishing economic viability, responding to the permanent needs of the ...

After Disasters

Author: Viet Dinh
Publisher: Little a
ISBN: 9781477849996
Size: 17.23 MB
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Recounts the experiences of four rescue workers who put their lives at risk to save others after a life-shattering earthquake in India.

Natural Disaster And Nuclear Crisis In Japan

Author: Jeff Kingston
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136343474
Size: 13.49 MB
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This book brings together the analysis and insights of a group of distinguished experts on Japan to examine what happened, how various institutions and actors responded and what lessons can be drawn from Japan’s disaster.

Advocacy After Bhopal

Author: Kim Fortun
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226257198
Size: 17.65 MB
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Revealing the hopes and frustrations of advocacy, this moving work also counters the tendency to think of Bhopal as an isolated incident that "can't happen here."

Humanitarian Architecture

Author: Esther Charlesworth
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317690796
Size: 50.34 MB
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This book documents and analyses the expanding role for architects in designing projects for communities after the event of a natural disaster.

Lessons Of Disaster

Author: Thomas A. Birkland
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
ISBN: 9781589013599
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In Lessons of Disaster, Thomas Birkland takes a critical look at this assumption.