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Product Description: Disasters of the 21st century differ substantially from other kinds of hazards that previous societies have had to cope with because of the twin forces of globalization and the communications revolution. But what makes today’s disasters―industrial, technological, environmental, and socio-cultural―so different in scope and impact? What are the possible disasters of the future? And how can we, as collective humanity, best manage and respond to the globalization of disasters? The Consequences of Global Disasters makes a distinctive contribution to the ever-expanding field of disaster research by developing a multi-contextual, multi-disciplinary and multi-methodological approach to the social analysis of disasters...read more
By Eric L. Hsu (editor)

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9781138861145 | Routledge, April 8, 2016, cover price $140.00 | About this edition: Disasters of the 21st century differ substantially from other kinds of hazards that previous societies have had to cope with because of the twin forces of globalization and the communications revolution.

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9781138861152 | Routledge, April 8, 2016, cover price $52.95 | About this edition: Disasters of the 21st century differ substantially from other kinds of hazards that previous societies have had to cope with because of the twin forces of globalization and the communications revolution.

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Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster aims to answer two questions: Why do some people take advantage of the disruption that disaster causes and commit crime, and what can be done about it?The second edition of Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster focuses on crime in the wake of recent disasters, including the Haiti and Chile earthquakes, the earthquake and tsunami in Japan and the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The authors of the essays in this volume, all talented sociologists, criminologists and law enforcement officials who have had direct experience researching and working in disaster conditions, have updated their original work to investigate the longer term effects that disaster can have on crimes such as rape, fraud and looting. They have also worked to explain the actions criminal justice and other systems can take in the short and longer-term disaster aftermaths to combat and prevent crime. Entirely new essays in this edition focus on hate crime in the aftermath of 9/11 and the role that local NGOs can play in the recovery process.The new additions to the revised edition of Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster help bring us closer to a criminology of disaster and set the stage for new theorizing and research that can help us more fully understand the criminogenic effects of disaster and the best practices for criminal justice and other systems in preventing these effects.
By Kelly Frailing (editor)

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9781611637397 | 3 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, October 20, 2015), cover price $58.00
9781611630268 | 2 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, July 30, 2012), cover price $48.00 | About this edition: Crime and Criminal Justice in Disaster aims to answer two questions: Why do some people take advantage of the disruption that disaster causes and commit crime, and what can be done about it?
9781594607752 | Carolina Academic Pr, January 31, 2010, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: The sudden disruption of the normal flow of human activity in the form of disaster gives rise to both pro-social and antisocial behavior.

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Product Description: On August 29th 2005, the headwaters of Hurricane Katrina's storm-surge arrived at New Orleans, the levees broke and the city was inundated. Perhaps no other disaster of the 21st century has so captured the global media's attention and featured in the 'imagination of disaster' like Katrina...read more
By Joely-kym Sobott (editor)

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9781472595164, titled "The Katrina Effect: On the Nature of Catastrophe" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 27, 2015, cover price $112.00

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9781472595171, titled "The Katrina Effect: On the Nature of Catastrophe" | Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 27, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: On August 29th 2005, the headwaters of Hurricane Katrina's storm-surge arrived at New Orleans, the levees broke and the city was inundated.

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Product Description: Disasters are part of the modern condition, a source of physical anxiety and existential angst, and they are increasing in frequency, cost and severity. Drawing on both disaster research and social theory, this book offers a critical examination of their causes, consequences and future avoidance...read more

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9781137294258 | Palgrave Macmillan, August 9, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Disasters are part of the modern condition, a source of physical anxiety and existential angst, and they are increasing in frequency, cost and severity.

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Product Description: Why did the people of the Zambesi Delta affected by severe flooding return early to their homes or even choose to not evacuate? How is the forced resettlement of small-scale farmers living along the foothills of an active volcano on the Philippines impacting on their day-to-day livelihood routines? Making sense of such questions and observations is only possible by understanding how the decision-making of societies at risk is embedded in culture, and how intervention measures acknowledge, or neglect, cultural settings...read more
By Greg Bankoff (editor), Terry Cannon (editor), Fred Kr�ger (editor), Benedikt Orlowski (editor) and E. Lisa F. Schipper (editor)

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9780415745581 | Routledge, April 20, 2015, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Why did the people of the Zambesi Delta affected by severe flooding return early to their homes or even choose to not evacuate?

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9780415745604 | Routledge, April 15, 2015, cover price $56.95 | About this edition: Why did the people of the Zambesi Delta affected by severe flooding return early to their homes or even choose to not evacuate?

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Product Description: Based on extensive ethnographic and historical research conducted in diverse field locations, this volume offers an acute analysis of how actors at local, national, and international levels govern disasters; it examines the political issues at stake that often go unaddressed and demonstrates that victims of disaster do not remain passive...read more
By Julien Langumier (editor)

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9781137435453 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 3, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: Based on extensive ethnographic and historical research conducted in diverse field locations, this volume offers an acute analysis of how actors at local, national, and international levels govern disasters; it examines the political issues at stake that often go unaddressed and demonstrates that victims of disaster do not remain passive.

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Product Description: 'Bringing gender into the foreground in both development and disaster discourse, the author challenges received wisdom and offers cautionary notes about reinforcing inequalities through feminized disaster interventions. The book is an outstanding platform for fundamental change in how we think about and act toward gender in disaster contexts, leaving readers cautiously optimistic...read more

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9781849804462 | Edward Elgar Pub, July 13, 2013, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: 'Once in a while a book is published which offers an empirically and theoretically informed analysis of an under-studied topic which helps to carve out a new field of enquiry.

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9781782544838 | Edward Elgar Pub, January 28, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: 'Bringing gender into the foreground in both development and disaster discourse, the author challenges received wisdom and offers cautionary notes about reinforcing inequalities through feminized disaster interventions.

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Product Description: The essays in this volume address the displacement of natural and cultural heritage caused by disasters, whether they be dramatic natural impacts or terrible events unleashed by humankind, including holocaust and genocide. Disasters can be natural or human-made, rapid or slow, great or small, yet the impact is effectively the same; nature, people and cultural heritage are displaced or lost...read more
By Ian Convery (editor), Gerard Corsane (editor) and Peter Davis (editor)

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9781843839637, titled "Displaced Heritage: Responses to Disaster, Trauma, and Loss" | Boydell Pr, December 18, 2014, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: The essays in this volume address the displacement of natural and cultural heritage caused by disasters, whether they be dramatic natural impacts or terrible events unleashed by humankind, including holocaust and genocide.

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Product Description: Today, governmental efforts at long-term community recovery from a natural disaster consist primarily of rebuilding the physical artifact of the community. This entails reestablishing vital community services and infrastructure and creating housing to replace that which has been lost...read more

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9781466593022 | CRC Pr I Llc, November 13, 2014, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Today, governmental efforts at long-term community recovery from a natural disaster consist primarily of rebuilding the physical artifact of the community.

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Product Description: This book offers unique insights into challenges faced by human service workers striving to achieve social justice in the aftermath of disasters.

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9781137389602 | Palgrave Macmillan, November 6, 2014, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book offers unique insights into challenges faced by human service workers striving to achieve social justice in the aftermath of disasters.

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By Fernando I. Rivera (editor)

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9780415626897 | Routledge, November 19, 2012, cover price $145.00

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9781138833265 | Reprint edition (Routledge, September 11, 2014), cover price $47.95

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Product Description: This new collection from Cathy Caruth features interviews with a diverse group of leaders in the theorization of, and response to, traumatic experience in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. Crossing the boundaries of discipline and profession, Caruth’s subjects include literary theorists and critics, psychoanalysts, psychiatrists, psychologists, political activists, filmmakers, public intellectuals, institutional leaders, and researchers...read more

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9781421414447 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 23, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This new collection from Cathy Caruth features interviews with a diverse group of leaders in the theorization of, and response to, traumatic experience in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

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9781421414454 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, October 23, 2014, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina showed that first world nations remain vulnerable...read more

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9780804772631 | Stanford Univ Pr, July 23, 2014, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters.

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9780804791397 | Stanford Univ Pr, July 23, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters.

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Product Description: Catastrophic scenarios control our contemporary mindset. Catastrophic events and predictions have spurred new interest in re-examining the history of earlier disasters and the social and conceptual resources they have mobilized. The essays gathered in this volume reconsider the history and theory of different catastrophes and their aftermath...read more
By Andreas Killen (editor)

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9783110312492 | De Gruyter Oldenbourg, March 31, 2014, cover price $133.00 | About this edition: Catastrophic scenarios control our contemporary mindset.

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Product Description: In the wake of disruption and disaster, cooperation among members of a collective is refocused on matters of status, membership and the formation of coalitions. In an important contribution to sociological theory, Hendrik Vollmer emphasizes the processes through which disruptions not only affect, but also transform social order...read more

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9781107032149 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 20, 2013, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: In the wake of disruption and disaster, cooperation among members of a collective is refocused on matters of status, membership and the formation of coalitions.

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Product Description: In August 2003, one of the largest wildfires in Canadian history struck near Kelowna, British Columbia and the surrounding Okanagan Valley, causing  unprecedented  damage. As Shelley Pacholok observes in this innovative study, the turbulence and extreme conditions that followed in the wake of this disaster destabilized an important  area of social life – that of gender relations...read more

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9781442646919 | Univ of Toronto Pr, May 21, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: In August 2003, one of the largest wildfires in Canadian history struck near Kelowna, British Columbia and the surrounding Okanagan Valley, causing  unprecedented  damage.

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9781442614703 | Univ of Toronto Pr, May 7, 2013, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: In August 2003, one of the largest wildfires in Canadian history struck near Kelowna, British Columbia and the surrounding Okanagan Valley, causing  unprecedented  damage.

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9781466516373 | 2 edition (CRC Pr I Llc, May 9, 2013), cover price $87.95

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Product Description: Successful recovery following a disaster depends upon transcending the disciplinary divides of architecture, engineering, and planning and emphasizing the importance of community perspectives in the post-disaster reconstruction process...read more
By Esther Leemann (editor)

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9781439888155 | CRC Pr I Llc, October 29, 2012, cover price $87.95 | About this edition: Successful recovery following a disaster depends upon transcending the disciplinary divides of architecture, engineering, and planning and emphasizing the importance of community perspectives in the post-disaster reconstruction process.

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Product Description: Natural disasters push ordinary gender disparities to the extreme--leaving women not only to deal with a catastrophe's aftermath, but also at risk for greater levels of domestic violence, displacement, and other threats to their security and well-being...read more

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9781588268310 | 1 edition (Lynne Rienner Pub, February 28, 2012), cover price $58.50 | About this edition: Natural disasters push ordinary gender disparities to the extreme--leaving women not only to deal with a catastrophe's aftermath, but also at risk for greater levels of domestic violence, displacement, and other threats to their security and well-being.

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Product Description: The transformative event known as "Katrina" exposed long-standing social inequalities. While debates rage about race and class relations in New Orleans and the Katrina diaspora, gender remains curiously absent from public discourse and scholarly analysis...read more
By Elaine Enarson (editor)

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9780826517982 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, February 24, 2012, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: The transformative event known as "Katrina" exposed long-standing social inequalities.

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9780826517999 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, February 24, 2012, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The transformative event known as "Katrina" exposed long-standing social inequalities.

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Product Description: Critical incidents all too often explode onto the social conscious and challenge our sense of security. This comprehensive handbook brings together a range of experts who provide a foundation for the field of critical incident analysis by examining specific incidents9/11, the Virginia Tech massacre, the H1N1 pandemic, the BP oil spill, and more--through various methodological and disciplinary lenses...read more

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9780765627247 | M E Sharpe Inc, December 15, 2011, cover price $158.00 | About this edition: Critical incidents all too often explode onto the social conscious and challenge our sense of security.

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Product Description: Disasters threaten all parts of the world and they appear to be increasing in frequency, scale and intensity. Despite huge improvements in the emergency response, permanent reconstruction is often uncoordinated, inefficiently managed and slow to begin...read more
By Richard Haigh (editor)

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9781444333565 | Blackwell Pub, August 23, 2011, cover price $139.00 | About this edition: Disasters threaten all parts of the world and they appear to be increasing in frequency, scale and intensity.

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9780670021079 | Viking Pr, August 20, 2009, cover price $27.95

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9780143118077 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, August 31, 2010), cover price $18.00

Miscellaneous:

9781101458709 | Penguin USA, August 31, 2010, cover price $9.99

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