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Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change


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Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

Climate Hazards, Disasters, and Gender Ramifications

1st Edition

Catarina Kinnvall, Helle Rydstrom
June 14, 2019

This book focuses on the challenges of living with climate disasters, in addition to the existing gender inequalities that prevail and define social, economic and political conditions. Social inequalities have consequences for the everyday lives of women and girls where power relations,...

Risk Communication and Community Resilience

Risk Communication and Community Resilience

1st Edition

Bandana Kar, David M. Cochran
June 13, 2019

Risk communication is crucial to building community resilience and reducing risk from extreme events. True community resilience involves accurate and timely dissemination of risk information to stakeholders. This book examines the policy and science of risk communication in the digital era. Themes...

Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

Climate Hazard Crises in Asian Societies and Environments

1st Edition

Troy Sternberg
June 10, 2019

Climate hazards are the world’s most widespread, deadliest and costliest natural disasters. Knowledge of climate hazard dynamics is critical since the impacts of climate change, population growth, development projects and migration affect both the impact and severity of disasters. Current global...

Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

Understanding Climate Change through Gender Relations

1st Edition

Susan Buckingham, Virginie Le Masson
January 17, 2019

This book explains how gender, as a power relationship, influences climate change related strategies, and explores the additional pressures that climate change brings to uneven gender relations. It considers the ways in which men and women experience the impacts of these in different economic...

Climate Change and Urban Settlements: A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond

Climate Change and Urban Settlements: A Spatial Perspective of Carbon Footprint and Beyond

1st Edition

Mahendra Sethi
January 17, 2019

Climate change and urbanization are two of the greatest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and their effects are converging in dangerous ways. Cities contribute significantly to global warming, and as the world further takes a rural-urban population tilt, the next few decades pose a...

Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood: Vulnerability in Developing Countries

1st Edition

Salim Momtaz, Muhammad Asaduzzaman
October 25, 2018

Very few studies have been conducted to explore the vulnerability of women in the context of climate change. This book addresses this absence by investigating the structure of women’s livelihoods and coping capacity in a disaster vulnerable coastal area of Bangladesh. The research findings suggest...

Rebuilding Fukushima

Rebuilding Fukushima

1st Edition

Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto
October 19, 2018

Five years after the one of the worst nuclear accidents in history, Fukushima now only occasionally headlines national and international media. However, the disaster is far from over, as evidenced by a hundred thousand people from Fukushima still in the state of evacuation, rising levels of...

Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives: Writing Haiti’s Futures

Disasters, Vulnerability, and Narratives: Writing Haiti’s Futures

1st Edition

Kasia Mika
July 26, 2018

This book uses narrative responses to the 2010 Haiti earthquake as a starting point for an analysis of notions of disaster, vulnerability, reconstruction and recovery. The turn to a wide range of literary works enables a composite comparative analysis, which encompasses the social, political and...

Men, Masculinities and Disaster

Men, Masculinities and Disaster

1st Edition

Elaine Enarson, Bob Pease
July 25, 2018

In the examination of gender as a driving force in disasters, too little attention has been paid to how women’s or men’s disaster experiences relate to the wider context of gender inequality, or how gender-just practice can help prevent disasters or address climate change at a structural level....

Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster

1st Edition

Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto
June 15, 2018

The Fukushima disaster continues to appear in national newspapers when there is another leakage of radiation-contaminated water, evacuation designations are changed, or major compensation issues arise and so remains far from over. However, after five years, attention and research towards the...

Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters: Trends in Theory and Practice

Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters: Trends in Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Giuseppe Forino, Sara Bonati, Lina Maria Calandra
February 05, 2018

Growing debates around governance are taking place among academic, policy-making, and practice-based communities. In light of the increasing focus on governance, this book presents and discusses governance as a framework that is able to both conceptualize and contextualize risks and disasters as...

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery

1st Edition

Graham Marsh, Iftekhar Ahmed, Martin Mulligan, Jenny Donovan, Steve Barton
September 13, 2017

Community Engagement in Post-Disaster Recovery reflects a wide array of practical experiences in working with disaster-affected communities internationally. It demonstrates that widely held assumptions about the benefits of community consultation and engagement in disaster recovery work need to be...

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