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Defining disaster : disciplines and domains / edited by Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Rasmus Dahlberg

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Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, Massachusetts : Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2022.
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Subjects:
Disasters.
Disasters -- Law and legislation.
Public safety.
Emergency management.
Emergency management -- Law and legislation.
Contents:
On disaster : disciplines, domains and definitions / Marie Aronsson-Storrier and Rasmus Dahlberg
Prologue: The sociology of disaster : a US perspective on the transformational conceptualization embedded in a discipline / Tricia Wachtendorf
Disaster anthropology : vulnerability, process and meaning / Kristoffer Albris
Keep the curtains drawn! : event, process and disaster in international law / Marie Aronsson-Storrier
Positioning social work in relation to disasters : a social notion running along a continuum / Carin Björngren Cuadra
Defining the role of public health in disasters and emergency management / Kevin Blanchard
Disaster in engineering and earthquake science / Sólveig Thorvaldsdóttir
Defining disaster in volcanology / Jazmin P. Scarlett, Ailsa Naismith and Ashleigh Rushton
Whose views matter? : for a pluralistic approach to understanding disasters / Loïc Le Dé and J.C. Gaillard
Drought, famine and disasters / Olivier Rubin
Defining disasters through international space governance / Nathan Clark
Disaster definitions from an Arctic perspective / Natalia Andreassen and Rebecca Pincus
Disaster movies : definitions, filmography and three analyses / Rasmus Dahlberg and Uta Reichardt
Systemic disasters : considering the whole and not constituent parts / Livhuwani David Nemakonde
Epilogue: What are disasters not? / Ilan Kelman.
Notes:
"The idea of this publication originates from fruitful and, at times, frustrating ... discussions at the first three North European Emergency and Disaster Studies (NEEDS) events held in Copenhagen in 2015 and 2017 and in Amsterdam in 2018"--Preface.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Online resource; title from title screen (Elgaronline, viewed on February 2, 2022).
Contributor:
Aronsson-Storrier, Marie, editor.
Dahlberg, Rasmus, editor.
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Print version: Defining disaster.
ISBN:
9781839100307
1839100303
9781839100291
Publisher Number:
40030975364
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Restricted for use by site license.