Books in category Social Science – Disasters & Disaster Relief

  • Second Line Rescue

    Second Line Rescue
    Barry Jean Ancelet, Marcia Gaudet, Carl Lindahl

    All of the stories, whether from the "outside" or "inside" responders, reveal a shared history of close-knit community bonds, survival skills sharpened by hard times, and what went right in the aftermath of Katrina and Rita–in spite of all …

  • The Wrong Complexion for Protection

    The Wrong Complexion for Protection
    Robert Doyle Bullard, Beverly Wright (Ph. D.)

    In The Wrong Complexion for Protection, Robert D. Bullard and Beverly Wright place the government response to natural and human-induced disasters in historical context over the past eight decades.

  • Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response Recovery and Adaptation

    Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and Adaptation
    Eric C Jones, A.J. Faas

    Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and Adaptation covers systematic social network analysis and how people and institutions function in disasters, after disasters, and the ways they adapt to hazard settings.

  • The Deep Dark

    The Deep Dark
    Gregg Olsen

    A vivid and haunting chapter in the history of working-class America, this is one of the great rescue stories of the twentieth century. From the Hardcover edition.

  • What Stands in a Storm

    What Stands in a Storm
    Kim Cross

    Immersive reporting and dramatic storytelling set you right in the middle of the horrific superstorm of April 2011, a weather event that killed 348 people.

  • TEOLOGI BENCANA

    TEOLOGI BENCANA
    Mohammad Rokib

    Buku ini adalah hasil penelitian tentang praktik-praktik atas pemahaman teologi Islam dalam komunitas Santri Tanggap Bencana.

  • Disaster on the Horizon

    Disaster on the Horizon
    Bob Cavnar

    Disaster on the Horizon is a behind-the-scenes investigative look at the worst oil well accident in US history, which led to the current environmental and economic catastrophe on the Gulf Coast.

  • The Red Cross and the Holocaust

    The Red Cross and the Holocaust
    Jean-Claude Favez

    A startling new assessment of the role of the Red Cross in the Holocaust.

  • Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters

    Protecting Seniors Against Environmental Disasters
    Michael R Greenberg

    This book connects the dots between the US baby boom generation and the marked increase in natural and human-caused disasters.

  • Humanitarian Crises and Migration

    Humanitarian Crises and Migration
    Susan F. Martin, Sanjula Weerasinghe, Abbie Taylor

    This volume is divided into four parts, with an introductory section outlining the parameters of "crisis migration," conceptualizing the term and evaluating its utility.

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