Handbook of Disaster Research

ISBN: 978-0-387-73952-6 (Print) 978-0-387-32353-4 (Online)

Table of contents (32 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXXI

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    Pages 1-15

    What Is a Disaster?

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    Pages 16-41

    A Heuristic Approach to Future Disasters and Crises: New, Old, and In-Between Types

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    Pages 42-54

    The Crisis Approach

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    Pages 55-82

    Methodological Issues

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    Pages 83-96

    The Role of Geographic Information Systems/Remote Sensing in Disaster Management

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    Pages 97-112

    Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Disasters

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    Pages 113-129

    Race, Class, Ethnicity, and Disaster Vulnerability

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    Pages 130-146

    Gender and Disaster: Foundations and Directions

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    Pages 147-167

    Globalization and Localization: An Economic Approach

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    Pages 168-182

    Local Emergency Management Organizations

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    Pages 183-199

    Community Processes: Warning and Evacuation

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    Pages 200-216

    Search and Rescue Activities in Disasters

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    Pages 217-233

    Community Processes: Coordination

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    Pages 234-257

    Sustainable Disaster Recovery: Operationalizing An Existing Agenda

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    Pages 258-274

    Sheltering and Housing Recovery Following Disaster*

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    Pages 275-296

    Businesses and Disasters: Vulnerability, Impacts, and Recovery

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    Pages 297-315

    Organizational Adaptation to Disaster

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    Pages 316-334

    Community Innovation and Disasters

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    Pages 335-346

    Disaster and Development Research and Practice: A Necessary Eclecticism?

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    Pages 347-367

    National Planning and Response: National Systems

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