Disaster Vulnerability, Hazards and Resilience: Perspectives from Florida - Environmental Hazards (Paperback)
  • Disaster Vulnerability, Hazards and Resilience: Perspectives from Florida - Environmental Hazards (Paperback)
zoom

Disaster Vulnerability, Hazards and Resilience: Perspectives from Florida - Environmental Hazards (Paperback)

(author), (author)
£74.99
Paperback 200 Pages / Published: 09/10/2016
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

This monograph provides valuable lessons in building disaster resilience for rural communities and beyond. With a focus on Florida, the authors present a comprehensive review of the current debates surrounding the study of resilience, from federal frameworks, state plans and local initiatives. They also review evaluation tools and feature first-hand accounts of county emergency managers as well as non-profit and community groups on key issues, including perspectives on vulnerable groups such as the elderly, children and farm workers.

Readers will find insightful answers to such questions as: How can the concept of resilience be used as a framework to investigate the conditions that lead to stronger, more sustainable communities? What factors account for the variation across jurisdictions and geographic units in the ability to respond to and recover from a disaster? How does the recovery process impact the social, political and economic institutions of the stricken communities? How do communities, especially rural ones, collaborate with multiple stakeholders (local, regional, state, national) during the transition from recovery to resilience? Can the collaborative nature of disaster recovery help build resilient communities?.

The primary audiences of this book are scholars in emergency and crisis management, planning and policy, disaster response and recovery, disaster sociology and environmental management and policy. This book can also be used as a textbook in graduate and advanced undergraduate programs / courses on disaster management, disaster studies, emergency and crisis management, environmental policy and management and public policy and administration.

Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
ISBN: 9783319361857
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 3868 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201

You may also be interested in...

The 2014 Somerset Floods
Added to basket
The Wave
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Fire Season
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Resilience Dividend
Added to basket
Voices from the Storm
Added to basket
£12.99
Paperback
Global Catastrophic Risks
Added to basket
Volcanoes
Added to basket
£46.99
Paperback
Tornadoes
Added to basket
£4.50
Paperback
Zeitoun
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Let Not the Waves of the Sea
Added to basket
Spills and Spin
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Isaac's Storm
Added to basket
£11.99
Paperback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.