Everyday Politics of Crisis Response
Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies
Humanitarian crises - resulting from conflict, natural disaster or political collapse – are usually perceived as a complete break from normality, spurring special emergency policies and interventions. In reality, there are many continuities and discontinuities between crisis and normality. What...
Published June 25th 2013 by Routledge
Disasters, Development and People
Raging floods, massive storms and cataclysmic earthquakes: every year up to 340 million people are affected by these and other disasters, which cause loss of life and damage to personal property, agriculture, and infrastructure. So what can be done? The key to understanding the causes of disasters...
Published January 1st 2004 by Routledge