The Political Ecology of Reform in South Asia
Series: The Earthscan Forest Library
?With tens of millions of hectares and hundreds of millions of lives in the balance, the debate over who should control South Asia?s forests is of tremendous political significance. This book provides an insightful and thorough assessment of important forest management transitions currently...
To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge
Impacts and Policy in the Shadow of Civil War
This book is based on empirical research in Sri Lanka conducted after the catastrophic tsunami which hit the country in December 2004. The aims of the research have been to develop new knowledge on post-crisis reconstruction and recovery work, on how to bridge the knowledge gap between researchers...
Published October 22nd 2009 by Routledge
Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters
At Risk reasserts the significance of the human factor in disasters. Establishing that the social, political and economic environment is as much a cause of disasters as the natural environment, the book argues that disaster mitigation is rooted in the potential humans have to understand their...
Published February 29th 2004 by Routledge
Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters, 2nd Edition
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 12th 2003 by Routledge
Series: Longman Development Studies
First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published February 17th 1985 by Routledge