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  1. 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 July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Designing Water Disaster Management Policies

    Theory and Empirics

    Edited by Chennat Gopalakrishnan

    This book represents a landmark effort to probe and analyze the theory and empirics of designing water disaster management policies. It consists of seven chapters that examine, in-depth and comprehensively, issues that are central to crafting effective policies for water disaster management. The...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Remaking Participation

    Science, Environment and Emergent Publics

    Edited by Jason Chilvers, Matthew Kearnes

    The past three decades have seen a dramatic rise in diverse forms of participation throughout western democracies, but this book represents the first major attempt to consolidate the research field of critical public engagement studies and practice, working at the interface between science and...

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Recovery from Disaster

    By Ian Davis, David Alexander

    Sudden-impact disasters, such as earthquakes, flash floods, hurricanes and tornadoes can cause dramatic increases in homelessness and almost instantaneous mass demand for temporary as well as permanent shelter. Moreover, on average each year, 720 catastrophes occur, some 270 million people are...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Marginality and Disaster

    By JC Gaillard

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

    Disasters primarily hit places which, at different scales, are marginalised in everyday life, such as prisons, slums and peripheral cities. In addition, those affected are often from marginalised segments of society, such as the poor, children, elderly, people with disabilities. Many disasters are...

    To Be Published September 1st 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 purely reactive sequence in which government develops solutions for clearly evident and identifiable social problems. While this depiction holds true in many cases, it fails to account for instances in...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Disaster Research

    Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Morten Thanning Vendelø, Olivier Rubin, Rasmus Dahlberg

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    This book brings together in one multidisciplinary volume the key approaches in disaster research. It is structured thematically around key approaches to disaster research from a wide range of academic disciplines including the law of disasters, disaster historiography, disaster politics, disasters...

    To Be Published September 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 September 30th 2015 by Routledge