Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Forthcoming Hazards & Disasters Books

You are currently browsing 21–27 of 27 forthcoming new books in the subject of Hazards & Disasters — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

For books that are already published; please browse available books.

Forthcoming Books – Page 3

  1. Managing Famine, Flood and Earthquake in China

    Tianjin, 1958-81

    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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 July 31st 2015 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 August 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Disaster Research

    Multidisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Morten Thanning Vendelø, Olivier Rubin, Rasmus Dahlberg

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    To Be Published August 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 August 31st 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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

  7. 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