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Challenges for Human Security Engineering

  • Yuzuru Matsuoka
  • Mamoru Yoshida

Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)

Also part of the Environmental Engineering book sub series (ENVENG)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Yuzuru Matsuoka
    Pages 1-35
  3. Kiyoshi Kobayashi
    Pages 173-196
  4. Minoru Yoneda
    Pages 197-214
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 215-219

About this book

Introduction

Ever since mankind first appeared on Earth, people have confronted a variety of threats caused by global environmental changes and catastrophic natural disasters. In recent years, there has been a huge necessity to attempt the complementary co-evolution among technologies, urban management, and policy design by putting greater emphasis on local orientation while fully utilizing academic traditions of civil engineering, architecture, environmental engineering and disaster prevention research. This book seeks to meet the challenge of defining the new concept “human security engineering” via the implementation of such applicable technologies in Asian megacities.

Keywords

Disaster Risk Management Health Risk Management Human Security Engineering Urban Governance Urban Infrastructure Management

Editors and affiliations

  • Yuzuru Matsuoka
    • 1
  • Mamoru Yoshida
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of EngineeringKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Science and TechnologyKumamoto UniversityKumamotoJapan

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