Social Vulnerability to Disasters

Edited by Phillips, Brenda D.; Edited by Thomas, Deborah S.K.; Edited by Fothergill, Alice; Edited by Lovekamp, William E.

Since its publication in 2009, this volume has been used successfully in many college classes, by emergency management professionals, and in the independent volunteer sector. Focusing on populations subject to significant and often differential risk when disasters occur, the book remains essential to the emergency management, homeland security, and related social science fields, including public policy, sociology, geography, political science, urban and regional planning, and public health. The new edition is fully updated, is more international in scope, and incorporates significant disaster events since 2009. It also includes new case studies to illustrate concepts.

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  • Social Construction of Disasters Development of Vulnerability Analysis World Views, Values and Political Dimensions Root Causes Structural Barriers to Disaster Resilience Social Class Race/Ethnicity Sex/Gender Age Disability Health and Medically Dependent Populations Situational Barriers to Disaster Resilience Language and Literacy/Foreign Born Household and Family Violence Knowing and Assessing Community Nature of Community Community Vulnerability Building Disaster-Resilient Communities New Ideas, Skills and Practices Promoting Empowerment through Social Change

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書名 Social Vulnerability to Disasters
著作者等 Fothergill, Alice
Lovekamp, William E.
Thomas, Deborah S.K.
Phillips, Brenda D.
出版元 Taylor & Francis Inc
刊行年月 2013.04.19
版表示 2 Rev ed
ページ数 518p
ISBN 9781466516397
言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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