At Risk : Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters

Other titles
  • AT RISK
  • AT RISK II
  • At Risk: Natural Hazards, People’s Vulnerability and Disasters
  • DawsonEra.
Edition
  • 2nd ed.
Published
  • Florence : Routledge 2004
Physical description
1 online resource (465 p.)
ISBN
  • 0-203-42876-5
  • 1-280-10961-0
Notes
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 377-446) and index.
  • Service provider: Ebook Central
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Print version record.
Audience
  • Specialized.
Contents
  • ""BOOK COVER""; ""HALF-TITLE""; ""TITLE""; ""COPYRIGHT""; ""CONTENTS""; ""ILLUSTRATIONS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""PREFACE TO THE 2004 EDITION""; ""PREFACE TO THE 1994 EDITION""; ""ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS""; ""PART I FRAMEWORK AND THEORY""; ""1 THE CHALLENGE OF DISASTERS AND OUR APPROACH""; ""2 THE DISASTER PRESSURE AND RELEASE MODEL""; ""3 ACCESS TO RESOURCES AND COPING IN ADVERSITY""; ""PART II VULNERABILITY AND HAZARD TYPES""; ""4 FAMINE AND NATURAL HAZARDS""; ""5 BIOLOGICAL HAZARDS""; ""6 FLOODS""; ""7 COASTAL STORMS""; ""8 EARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOES""; ""PART III TOWARDS A SAFER ENVIRONMENT""
  • ""9 TOWARDS A SAFER ENVIRONMENT""""BIBLIOGRAPHY""; ""INDEX""
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  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-415-25216-4
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-203-44423-X
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  • English
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  • The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural events are not disasters until a vulnerable group of people is exposed.The updated new edition confronts a further ten years of ever more expensive and deadly disasters and discusses disaster not as an aberration, but as a signal failure of mainstream 'development'. Two analytical models are provided
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