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Forthcoming Books

  1. Disaster and Crisis Management

    Public Management Perspectives

    Edited by Naim Kapucu, Arjen Boin

    A wide range of natural hazards pose major risks to the lives and livelihoods of large populations around the world. Man-made disasters caused by technological failures, industrial accidents, spillages, explosions, and fires, compound this threat. Since 9/11, security threats based on violence (...

    To Be Published August 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Global Implications of Development, Disasters and Climate Change

    Responses to Displacement from Asia Pacific

    Edited by Susanna Price, Jane Singer

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Displacements in the Asia Pacific region are escalating. The region has for decades experienced more than half of the world’s natural disasters and, in recent years, a disproportionately high share of extreme weather-related disasters, which displaced 19 million people in 2013 alone. This volume...

    To Be Published August 28th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Risk, Uncertainty and Policy

    Edited by Patrick Brown, Anna Olofsson

    Policy-making has always involved uncertainty; however the presence of unknowns has become far more conspicuous and problematic in recent times. One important way in which policy-makers have increasingly sought to deal with such uncertainty is through approaches rooted in understandings of risk....

    To Be Published September 4th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Recovery from Disaster

    By Ian Davis, David Alexander

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

    Disasters can dominate newspaper headlines and fill our TV screens with relief appeals, but the complex long-term challenge of recovery—providing shelter, rebuilding safe dwellings, restoring livelihoods and shattered lives—generally fails to attract the attention of the public and most agencies....

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Repairing Domestic Climate Displacement

    The Peninsula Principles

    Edited by Scott Leckie, Chris Huggins

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Climate change, sometimes thought of as a problem for the future, is already impacting people’s lives around the world: families are losing their homes, lands and livelihoods as a result of sea level rise, increased frequency and intensity of storms, drought, and other phenomena. Following several...

    To Be Published September 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Disaster Research

    Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Rasmus Dahlberg, Olivier Rubin, Morten Thanning Vendelø

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Given the tendency of books on disasters to predominantly focus on strong geophysical or descriptive perspectives and in-depth accounts of particular catastrophes, Disaster Research provides a much-needed multidisciplinary perspective of the area. This book is is structured thematically around key...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Anticipatory Policymaking

    When Government Acts to Prevent Problems and Why It Is So Difficult

    By Rob A. DeLeo

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Public policy analysts and political pundits alike tend to describe the policymaking process as a reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in which public...

    To Be Published September 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Education for Sustainability in Japan

    Resilience to Disasters for Sustainable Communities

    Edited by Jane Singer, Tracey Gannon, Osamu Abe, Fumiko Noguchi

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    With its emphasis on individual and community responsibility, empowerment and activism, ESD has particular relevance for Japan, where NGOs and some other civil society organizations remain relatively weak and the public has traditionally trusted in the government to make the decisions that protect...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China

    Tianjin, 1958-85

    By Lauri Paltemaa

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    China suffers frequently from many types of natural disasters, which have affected the lives of many millions of Chinese. The steps which the Chinese state has taken to prevent disasters, mitigate their consequences, and reconstruct in the aftermath of disasters are therefore key issues. This book...

    To Be Published October 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    Changing relations between science and democracy – and controversies over issues like climate change, energy transitions, genetically modified organisms, and smart technologies - have led to a proliferation of new spaces of public participation and engagement. While most existing approaches adopt...

    To Be Published November 10th 2015 by Routledge