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  1. Social Vulnerability to Disasters, Second Edition

    Edited by Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, William E. Lovekamp, Alice Fothergill

    The 2010 Haiti and Chili earthquakes, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, and the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami in Japan are but a few examples of recent catastrophic events that continue to reveal how social structure and roles produce extensive human suffering and differential...

    Published May 9th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Linking Integration and Residential Segregation

    Edited by Gideon Bolt, A. Sule Özüekren, Deborah Phillips

    Policy-makers tend to view the residential segregation of minority ethnic groups in a negative light as it is seen as an obstacle to their integration. In the literature on neighbourhood effects, the residential concentration of minorities is seen as a major impediment to their social mobility and...

    Published June 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Social Vulnerability to Disasters

    Edited by Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, Alice Fothergill, Lynn Blinn-Pike

    In recent years, the world has watched in horror as tsunamis, earthquakes, and hurricanes have wrought havoc across countries and continents. While these events have different circumstances, they share a common factor: the overwhelming majority of victims are women, children, elderly, disadvantaged...

    Published July 6th 2011 by CRC Press

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