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  1. Disasters

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    A new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Environment, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and canonical research on disasters....

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Disaster Risk Reduction

    Cases from Urban Africa

    By Mark Pelling, Ben Wisner

    Published with ProVention Consortium, UNDP and UN-Habitat 'This excellent book is essential reading for those concerned with urban risk and its reduction in Africa, the most rapidly urbanizing region of the world.' Professor Jo Beall, Development Studies Institute, London School of Economics '...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Disaster Management

    International Lessons in Risk Reduction, Response and Recovery

    Edited by Alejandro López-Carresi, Maureen Fordham, Ben Wisner, Ilan Kelman, Jc Gaillard

    There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

    Edited by Ben Wisner, JC Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    The Handbook provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for hazard and disaster research, policy making, and practice in an international and multi-disciplinary context. It offers critical reviews and appraisals of current state of the art and future development of conceptual,...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Towards a New Map of Africa

    Edited by Ben Wisner, Camilla Toulmin, International Institute for Environment, Rutendo Chitiga

    'The big, era-defining questions and, at last, the subtle, tenable answers, teased out without clich? or compromise. A vital volume at a critical moment.' Dr Augustus Casely-Hayford, Director, Africa '05 'This book dispels the myth of a uniformly hopeless, hungry continent. It shows just how?...

    Published September 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. At Risk

    Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters, 2nd Edition

    By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, Ben Wisner

    The term 'natural disaster' is often used to refer to natural events such as earthquakes, hurricanes or floods. However, the phrase 'natural disaster' suggests an uncritical acceptance of a deeply engrained ideological and cultural myth. At Risk questions this myth and argues that extreme natural...

    Published November 13th 2003 by Routledge

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