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...
To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Revivals
Why does land management so often fail to prevent soil erosion, deforestation, salination and flooding? How serious are these problems, and for whom? This book, first published in 1987, sets out to answer these questions, which are still some of the most crucial issues in development today, using...
Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge
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...
Published August 15th 2014 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 13th 2003 by Routledge
Series: Longman Development Studies
First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published February 18th 1985 by Routledge