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  1. Learning from Disaster

    Planning for Resilience

    By Karl Kim

    Series: Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience

    Learning from Disaster: Planning for Resilience is the first book of the Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience series and offers an interdisciplinary approach to the planning and redesign of cities following catastrophic events. With international cases, toolkits, and exercises throughout, this...

    To Be Published October 31st 2014 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 November 14th 2014 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 November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Hazards and Disasters

    Edited by Ben Wisner, J. C. Gaillard, Ilan Kelman

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    A new title in the Routledge Major Works series, Critical Concepts in the Environment, this is a four-volume collection of cutting-edge and canonical research on hazards and disasters....

    To Be Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Recovery after Disaster

    Providing Shelter and Rebuilding Communities

    By Ian Davis, David Alexander

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 December 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Hydrometeorological Disasters and Climate Change

    Edited by Amarnath Giriraj, P.K. Joshi, T.P. Singh, Shirish Ravan

    This volume reflects and informs on space-based technologies for hazards and disaster research. It covers a wide range of aspects to take into account, and demonstrates the great potential of space-based technologies in supplying information in near real-time and in the application of data in...

    To Be Published December 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  10. 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 December 31st 2014 by Routledge