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Main Title Mapping vulnerability : disasters, development, and people /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Bankoff, Greg.
Frerks, Georg,
Hilhorst, Thea.
Publisher Earthscan Publications,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 52057910
ISBN 1853839647 (pbk.); 9781853839641 (pbk.); 1853839639 (hardback); 9781853839634 (hardback)
Subjects Disaster relief--Case studies ; Natural disasters--Case studies ; Human beings--Effect of environment on--Case studies ; Political ecology--Case studies ; Disasters ; Geography ; Socioecomic Factors ; Vulnerable Populations ; Rampenbestrijding ; Naturkatastrophe ; Soziologie ; Umwelt
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ELBM  HV553.M27 2004 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 08/28/2012
Collation xix, 236 p. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Theorizing vulnerability in a globalized world : a political ecological perspective / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- The historical geography of disaster : 'vulnerability' and 'local knowledge' in western discourse / Greg Bankoff -- The need for rethinking the concepts of vulnerability and risk from a holistic perspective : a necessary review and criticism for effective risk management / Omar D. Cardona -- Complexity and diversity : unlocking social domains of disaster response / Dorothea Hilhorst -- The Lower Lempa River Valley, El Salvador : risk reduction and development project / Allan Lavall -- El NiƤno events, forecasts and decision-making / Roger S. Pulwarty, Kenneth Broad and Timothy Finan -- Vulnerable regions versus vulnerable people : an Ethiopian case study / Linda Stephen -- From vulnerability to empowerment / Annelies Heijmans -- Progress in analysis of social vulnerability and capacity / Ian Davis -- Vulnerability reduction : a task for the vulnerable people themselves / Zenaida Delica-Willison and Robin Willison -- Macro-economic concepts of vulnerability : dynamics, complexity and public policy / Charlotte Benson -- Gendering vulnerability analysis : towards a more nuanced approach / Maureen Fordham -- Assessment of capability and vulnerability / Ben Wisner -- Vulnerability analysis as a means of strengthening policy formulation and policy practice / Georg Frerks and Stephen Bender. "Mapping Vulnerability, is essential reading for academics, students, policymakers and practitioners in disaster studies, geography, development studies, economics, environmental studies and sociology."--Jacket.