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  1. City Resilience

    Edited by Michael Burayidi

    Series: Critical Concepts in Built Environment

    Resilience is the ability of a city to bounce back from an unforeseen catastrophe. Resilient cities are able to snap back to their previous state after a disaster and even develop the capacity to withstand future shocks. Knowing what to do prior to, during and after a disaster is critical to the...

    To Be Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Climate Change Adaptation and Social Resilience in the Sundarbans

    By Anna O'Donnell, Carolina Martin, George Joseph, Olivier François, Quentin Wodon

    The Sundarbans covers a vast area of national park and mangrove forest in West Bengal, India, and Bangladesh, but is also densely populated. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and hosts a major biosphere reserve, including for the Bengal tiger. Yet its low-lying topography and susceptibility...

    To Be Published February 14th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 February 27th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    The focus of this book is public participation in the governance of science and technology, particularly pertaining to environment and sustainability issues. The past three decades have seen a dramatic rise in diverse forms of participation throughout western democracies, but this book represents...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    While the success and failure of development cooperation and humanitarian aid have found extensive coverage in the academic literature and the public debate, studies that address the experience of aid workers are still rare. This book explores the life worlds of people working in aid and analyses...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Recovery after Disaster

    Providing Shelter and Rebuilding Communities

    By Ian Davis, David Alexander

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The New Humanitarians in International Practice

    Emerging actors and contested principles

    Edited by Zeynep Sezgin, Dennis Dijkzeul

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    As humanitarian needs have become more visible, and the humanitarian ideals have spread, humanitarian action has also become more contested, with new actors entering the field to challenge long-held principles and precepts. This book sheds light on why and how new humanitarian actors engage in...

    To Be Published May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Living with Floods in a Mobile Southeast Asia

    A Political Ecology of Vulnerability, Migration and Environmental Change

    Edited by Carl Middleton, Rebecca J. Elmhirst, Supang Chantavanich

    This volume contributes to a better understanding of the relationship between migration, vulnerability and resilience associated with flooding across diverse environmental, social and policy contexts in Southeast Asia. It challenges simple analyses of flooding as a singular...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge