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Social and institutional elements of disaster vulnerability / Lee Bosher.

Author/Creator:
Bosher, Lee.
Other Title:
Social and institutional elements of disaster vulnerability : the case of south India
Publication:
Bethesda : Academic Press, c2007.
Format/Description:
Book
xxvi, 272 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Disasters -- Risk assessment -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Natural disasters -- Social aspects -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Cyclones -- Social aspects -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
People with social disabilities -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Social institutions -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Social networks -- India -- Andhra Pradesh.
Contents:
Introduction
Political reality of vulnerability in India
Background to fieldwork and research
Contextual analysis
Factors that influence levels of vulnerability
Social influences upon levels of vulnerability
Conclusions and recommendations
Appendix A: Examples of village maps
Appendix B: Information on house types
Appendix C: Information on sociogram scoring.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-257) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1932 Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1932 Fund.
ISBN:
9781933146355
1933146354
OCLC:
134989216
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