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  1. Marginality and Disaster

    By JC Gaillard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

    Disasters primarily hit places which, at different scales, are marginalised in everyday life, such as prisons, slums and peripheral cities. In addition, those affected are often from marginalised segments of society, such as the poor, children, elderly, people with disabilities. Many disasters are...

    To Be Published September 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

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