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  1. Cultures and Disasters

    Understanding Cultural Framings in Disaster Risk Reduction

    Edited by Fred Krüger, Greg Bankoff, Terry Cannon, Lisa Schipper

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

    Why did the people of the Zambesi Delta affected by severe flooding return early to their homes or even choose to not evacuate? How is the forced resettlement of small-scale farmers living along the foothills of an active volcano on the Philippines impacting on their day-to-day livelihood routines?...

    To Be Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. At Risk

    Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters

    By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, Ben Wisner

    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

  3. At Risk

    Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability and Disasters, 2nd Edition

    By Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, Ben Wisner

    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

  4. The Geography of Contemporary China

    The Impact of Deng Xiaoping's Decade

    Edited by Terry Cannon, Alan Jenkins

    Deng Xiaoping's rule has seen fundamental economic change in China. This book considers the impact of these years on China's physical environment, as well as its people, industry, agriculture and trade. It also assesses the contribution of a decade of Chinese politics towards geopolitics. The book...

    Published August 1st 1990 by Routledge

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