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Main Title Disaster resilience : an integrated approach /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Paton, Douglas.
Johnston, David Moore,
Publisher Charles C Thomas,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 65065531
ISBN 0398076634; 9780398076634; 0398076642 (pbk.); 9780398076641 (pbk.)
Subjects Disasters--Social aspects ; Natural disasters--Social aspects ; Hazardous geographic environments ; Risk management ; Emergency management ; Preparedness ; Community organization ; Resilience (Personality trait)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  HV553.D58 2006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/28/2012
Collation xxii, 321 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Disaster resilience: building capacity to co-exist with natural hazards and their consequences / Douglas Paton -- Identifying the characteristics of a disaster resilient society / Douglas Paton and David Johnston -- Natural hazards / C.E. Gregg and B.F. Houghton -- Lifelines and urban resilience / David Johnston, Julia Becker, and Jim Cousins -- Hazard mitigation: a priority for sustainable communities / Robert O. Schneider -- Assessing social resilience / Philip Buckle -- Natural hazard resilience: the role of individual and household preparedness / Douglas Paton, John McClure, and Petra T. Bèurgelt -- Weathering the storm: women's preparedness as a form of resilience to weather-related hazards in northern Australia / Alison Cottrell -- Encouraging protective behaviors in communities / Leigh Smith -- Links between community and individual resilience: evidence from cyclone affected communities in north west Australia / Julie Ann Pooley, Lynne Cohen, and Moira O'Connor -- The Hakka spirit as a predictor of resilience / Li-Ju Jang and Walter LaMendola -- Exploring the complexity of social and ecological resilience to hazards / Douglas Paton, Gail Kelly, and Michael Doherty -- The media, bushfires and community resilience / W. Peter Hughes and Peter B. White -- Economic resilience to disasters: towards a consistent and comprehensive formulation / Adam Rose -- Managing company risk and resilience through business continuity management / Douglas Paton and Rosemary Hill -- Resilience in emergency management: managing the flood / Douglas Paton and Trevor Auld -- Planning for hazard resilient communities / David King -- Disaster resilience: integrating individual, community, institutional and environmental perspectives / Douglas Paton.