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  1. 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

  2. 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 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Urban Pluvial and Coincidental Flooding

    Edited by Čedo Maksimovic, Adrian Saul

    Series: Urban Water Series

    Pluvial flooding is defined as flooding that results from rainfall-generated overland flow, before the runoff enters any watercourse or sewer. It is usually associated with high intensity rainfall events (typically >30mm/h) but can also occur with lower intensity rainfall or melting snow...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  9. The Fukushima Effect

    Nuclear Histories, Representations and Debates

    Edited by Richard Hindmarsh, Rebecca Priestley

    Series: Routledge Studies in Science, Technology and Society

    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 Asia-Pacific, Eastern and...

    To Be Published November 1st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 December 31st 2015 by Routledge