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The Resource Mapping vulnerability : disasters, development, and people, edited by Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, Dorothea Hilhorst, (electronic resource)

Mapping vulnerability : disasters, development, and people, edited by Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, Dorothea Hilhorst, (electronic resource)

Label
Mapping vulnerability : disasters, development, and people
Title
Mapping vulnerability
Title remainder
disasters, development, and people
Statement of responsibility
edited by Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, Dorothea Hilhorst
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Mapping Vulnerability, is essential reading for academics, students, policymakers and practitioners in disaster studies, geography, development studies, economics, environmental studies and sociology."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.34/2
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.M27 2004
NLM call number
  • 2010 J-624
  • WA 295
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bankoff, Greg
  • Frerks, Georg
  • Hilhorst, Thea
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Socioeconomic Factors
  • Geography
Label
Mapping vulnerability : disasters, development, and people, edited by Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, Dorothea Hilhorst, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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 Niño 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
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000197668
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781853839634
Lccn
2003008344
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000197668
Label
Mapping vulnerability : disasters, development, and people, edited by Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, Dorothea Hilhorst, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
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 Niño 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
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000197668
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781853839634
Lccn
2003008344
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000197668

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