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Forthcoming Hazards & Disasters Books

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  1. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Globalization, Environmental Health and Social Justice

    By R. Scott Frey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Public Health

    Countries in the West regularly export their environmental harms – dumping heavy metals and greenhouse gases, for instance – to countries with (often fast) developing economies. These practices may seem beneficial to both the core and the periphery, providing jobs and investment in the latter,...

    To Be Published September 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Planning for Disaster Resilience

    Edited by Shannon Van Zandt, Walter Gillis Peacock

    To Be Published January 14th 2016 by Routledge