Book 2014

Cultural Psychology of Coping with Disasters

The Case of an Earthquake in Java, Indonesia

ISBN: 978-1-4614-9353-2 (Print) 978-1-4614-9354-9 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

  2. Theoretical Overview and Synthesis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-44

      Understanding Disasters: An Analysis and Overview of the Field of Disaster Research and Management

    3. Chapter

      Pages 45-83

      Understandings of Coping: A Critical Review of Coping Theories for Disaster Contexts

    4. Chapter

      Pages 85-102

      A Cultural Psychological Framework for Coping with Disasters

  3. Context, Method and Reflexive Commentaries on the Case Study

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 103-103

    2. Chapter

      Pages 105-127

      Contextualizing the Research: Introduction to the Case Study in Java, Indonesia

    3. Chapter

      Pages 129-152

      Methodological Basis of a Culture-Specific Coping Approach

    4. Chapter

      Pages 153-160

      Research Ethics: Between Formal Norms and Intentions

    5. Chapter

      Pages 161-167

      Reflections of an Earthquake-Survivor Researcher

    6. Chapter

      Pages 169-177

      Reflexive Comments on the Process of Participatory Research

  4. Multidimensional Coping Framework

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-181

    2. Chapter

      Pages 183-201

      The Material Dimension of Coping: Socioculturally Mediated Biophysical Process

    3. Chapter

      Pages 203-223

      The Social Dimension of Coping: Communal Negotiations of Social Benefits and Burdens

    4. Chapter

      Pages 225-244

      The Life Conduct Dimension of Coping: Local Wisdom Discourses and Related Life Orientations

    5. Chapter

      Pages 245-264

      The Religious Dimension of Coping: The Roles of Cosmologies and Religious Practices

  5. Specific Aspects of Coping

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 265-266

    2. Chapter

      Pages 267-284

      Suffering, Healing, and the Discourse of Trauma

    3. Chapter

      Pages 285-301

      Disaster Aid Distribution and Social Conflicts

    4. Chapter

      Pages 303-322

      Facing the Future: Villagers’ Visions of Resilience

    5. Chapter

      Pages 323-342

      Critical Perspectives on Gender Mainstreaming in Disaster Contexts

  6. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 343-343

    2. Chapter

      Pages 345-350

      Concluding Remarks

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 351-356