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  1. The New Humanitarians in International Practice

    Emerging actors and contested principles

    Edited by Zeynep Sezgin, Dennis Dijkzeul

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    As humanitarian needs continue to grow rapidly, humanitarian action has become more contested, with new actors entering the field to address unmet needs, but also challenging long-held principles and precepts. This volume provides detailed empirical comparisons between emerging and traditional...

    To Be Published November 17th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Natural Hazards, Risk and Vulnerability

    Floods and Slum Life in Indonesia

    By Roanne Van Voorst

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    Different people handle risk in different ways, and the current lack of understanding about this heterogeneity in risk behaviour makes it difficult to intervene more effectively in risk-prone communities. This book offers new and long awaited insights on how the poorest and most vulnerable people...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Resilience, Development and Global Change

    By Katrina Brown

    Resilience is currently infusing policy debates and public discourses, widely promoted as a normative goal in fields as diverse as the economy, national security, personal development and well-being. Resilience thinking provides a framework for understanding dynamics of complex, inter-connected...

    To Be Published December 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Fukushima Effect

    A New Geopolitical Terrain

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    The Fukushima Effect offers a range of scholarly perspectives on the international effect of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear meltdown four years out from the disaster. Grounded in the field of science, technology and society (STS) studies, a leading cast of international scholars from the...

    To Be Published December 16th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Disasters and Social Resilience

    A bioecological approach

    By Helen Boon, Alison Cottrell, David King

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book introduces to the field of disaster studies a fresh methodology and model for examining and measuring impacts and responses to disasters. The interconnectedness of communities, organisations, governing bodies, policy and individuals, has not to date been accurately examined, or...

    To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Restoring Communities Resettled After Dam Construction in Asia

    Edited by Mikiyasu Nakayama, Ryo Fujikura

    Series: Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

    The rapid economic expansion and population growth of developing countries in Asia has led to increasing demands for water and energy. To meet these demands, large dam development projects have been completed, which has inevitably caused involuntary resettlement. In order to support these projects,...

    To Be Published January 20th 2016 by Routledge

  7. Business and Disaster Management

    Business, organisational and consumer resilience and the Christchurch Earthquakes

    Edited by C. Michael Hall, Sanna Malinen, Russell Wordsworth, Rob Vosslamber

    Series: Routledge Advances in Management and Business Studies

    This book provides a comprehensive examination of the effect of a natural disaster on business and organisational systems and the people who work within them along with the reaction of consumers. Crisis and disaster events are increasingly playing a part in government and business policy making as...

    To Be Published January 31st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Cultivating Empathy

    Implications for Democracy and Public Service

    By Lisa A. Zanetti

    Series: Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy

    Natural disasters appear to be increasing in frequency, and 24/7 media coverage barrages individuals not only with coverage of the event but also with appeals to donate to victims of the disaster. To what extent is it the responsibility of government to remediate the disaster, and to what extent...

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. Resource Recovery from Waste

    Business Models for Energy, Nutrients and Water Reuse

    Edited by Miriam Otoo, Pay Drechsel

    Humans generate millions of tons of waste every day. This waste is rich in water, nutrients, energy and organic compounds. Yet waste is not being managed in a way that permits us to derive value from its reuse, whilst millions of farmers struggle with depleted soils and lack of water. This book...

    To Be Published February 28th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Responding to Urban Disasters

    Resilience and Recovery

    By David Sanderson

    As cities continue to grow, so the inevitability of more urban disasters increases. More and better aid assistance will be needed. Yet the current humanitarian response system that was developed for rural areas is ill-suited for working in urban environments. What then needs to change and what...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge