From Disaster Response to Risk Management

Australia's National Drought Policy

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3123-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-3124-3 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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    Pages 1-4

    Introduction

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    Pages 5-13

    Living in the Australian Environment

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    Pages 15-36

    Climate and Drought in the Subtropics: The Australian Example

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    Pages 37-50

    Indigenous Water Philosophy in an Uncertain Land

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    Pages 51-64

    Late Twentieth Century Approaches to Living with Uncertainty: The National Drought Policy

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    Pages 65-83

    Managing Risk?: Social Policy Responses in Time of Drought

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    Pages 85-97

    Drought, News Media and Policy Debate

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    Pages 99-111

    At the Intersection of Science and Politics: Defining Exceptional Drought

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    Pages 113-126

    Drought Risk as a Negotiated Construct

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    Pages 127-138

    Prospects for Insuring Against Drought in Australia

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    Pages 139-155

    Policy for Agricultural Drought in Australia: An Economics Perspective

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    Pages 157-176

    Drought Policy and Preparedness: The Australian Experience in an International Context

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    Pages 177-183

    Lessons for Australia and Beyond