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The Resource Education and natural disasters : education as a humanitarian response, edited by David Smawfield, (electronic resource)

Education and natural disasters : education as a humanitarian response, edited by David Smawfield, (electronic resource)

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Education and natural disasters : education as a humanitarian response
Title
Education and natural disasters
Title remainder
education as a humanitarian response
Statement of responsibility
edited by David Smawfield
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "What is the relationship between education and natural disasters? Can education play a role in ameliorating and mitigating them, preparing people in how to respond, and even helping to prevent them? If so, how? Drawing on research carried out in a number of different countries, including Australia, China, India, Japan, the UK and the USA, the contributors consider the role of education in relation to natural disasters. The case studies expand conceptual and empirical understandings of the understudied relationship between education and natural disasters, uncover the potential and the limitations of education for mitigating, responding to, and potentially preventing, natural disasters. The contributors also consider the extent to which so-called natural disasters, such as mudslides caused by deforestation and flooding areas built on known flood plains, are linked to human behaviour and how education can impact on these"--
  • "Examines the relationship natural disasters have with education in different international contexts, from the USA, Australia, India, China, the UK and Japan"--
  • "What is the relationship between education and natural disasters? Can education play a role in ameliorating and mitigating them, preparing people in how to respond, and even helping to prevent them? If so, how? Drawing on research carried out in a number of different countries, including Australia, China, India, Japan, the UK and the USA, the contributors consider the role of education in relation to natural disasters. The case studies expand conceptual and empirical understandings of the understudied relationship between education and natural disasters, uncover the potential and the limitations of education for mitigating, responding to, and potentially preventing, natural disasters. The contributors also consider the extent to which so-called natural disasters, such as mudslides caused by deforestation and flooding areas built on known flood plains, are linked to human behaviour and how education can impact on these"--
  • "Examines the relationship natural disasters have with education in different international contexts, from the USA, Australia, India, China, the UK and Japan"--
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DLC
Dewey number
363.7
LC call number
GE146
LC item number
.E38 2013
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Smawfield, David
Series statement
Education as a humanitarian response
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  • Environmental disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • Emergency management
  • Environmental education
  • EDUCATION / Comparative
Label
Education and natural disasters : education as a humanitarian response, edited by David Smawfield, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: -- Series Editor's Preface \ Notes on Contributors \ Introduction David Smawfield \ 1. Education and Natural Disasters: A Selective Overview David Smawfield \ 2. Bushfires in Australia: Learning to Live with Fire Robin Burns \ 3. Natural Hazards in India: Forewarned is Forearmed Colin Bangay \ 4. Hurricane Katrina in the United States of America: Make Levees, Not War Benjamin Newton \ 5. Floods in the United Kingdom: School Perspectives Kevin Beaton and David Ledgard \ 6. Earthquake in China: A Sichuan Case Study Zhou Zhong \ 7. Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disaster in Japan: The Immediate Aftermath Fumiaki Ema \ Conclusion David Smawfield \ Index
  • Machine generated contents note: -- Series Editor's Preface \ Notes on Contributors \ Introduction David Smawfield \ 1. Education and Natural Disasters: A Selective Overview David Smawfield \ 2. Bushfires in Australia: Learning to Live with Fire Robin Burns \ 3. Natural Hazards in India: Forewarned is Forearmed Colin Bangay \ 4. Hurricane Katrina in the United States of America: Make Levees, Not War Benjamin Newton \ 5. Floods in the United Kingdom: School Perspectives Kevin Beaton and David Ledgard \ 6. Earthquake in China: A Sichuan Case Study Zhou Zhong \ 7. Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disaster in Japan: The Immediate Aftermath Fumiaki Ema \ Conclusion David Smawfield \ Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000784834
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
172 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781441199911
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012036081
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000784834
Label
Education and natural disasters : education as a humanitarian response, edited by David Smawfield, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: -- Series Editor's Preface \ Notes on Contributors \ Introduction David Smawfield \ 1. Education and Natural Disasters: A Selective Overview David Smawfield \ 2. Bushfires in Australia: Learning to Live with Fire Robin Burns \ 3. Natural Hazards in India: Forewarned is Forearmed Colin Bangay \ 4. Hurricane Katrina in the United States of America: Make Levees, Not War Benjamin Newton \ 5. Floods in the United Kingdom: School Perspectives Kevin Beaton and David Ledgard \ 6. Earthquake in China: A Sichuan Case Study Zhou Zhong \ 7. Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disaster in Japan: The Immediate Aftermath Fumiaki Ema \ Conclusion David Smawfield \ Index
  • Machine generated contents note: -- Series Editor's Preface \ Notes on Contributors \ Introduction David Smawfield \ 1. Education and Natural Disasters: A Selective Overview David Smawfield \ 2. Bushfires in Australia: Learning to Live with Fire Robin Burns \ 3. Natural Hazards in India: Forewarned is Forearmed Colin Bangay \ 4. Hurricane Katrina in the United States of America: Make Levees, Not War Benjamin Newton \ 5. Floods in the United Kingdom: School Perspectives Kevin Beaton and David Ledgard \ 6. Earthquake in China: A Sichuan Case Study Zhou Zhong \ 7. Earthquake, Tsunami and Nuclear Disaster in Japan: The Immediate Aftermath Fumiaki Ema \ Conclusion David Smawfield \ Index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000784834
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
172 pages
Governing access note
License restrictions may limit access
Isbn
9781441199911
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012036081
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)ssj0000784834

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