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Joffe, Helene

Cities at Risk

Joffe, Helene - Cities at Risk, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction – Living with Perils in the Twenty-First Century
Tiziana Rossetto

2. Risk Society and Representations of Risks: Earthquakes and Beyond
Helene Joffe, Cliodhna O’Connor

3. Risk Compensation in Cities at Risk
John Adams

4. Responding to Flood Risk in the UK
Tim Harries

5. A Historical Overview of Social Representation of Earthquake Risk in Japan: Fatalism, Social Reform, Scientific Control and Collaborative Risk Management
Katsuya Yamori

6. Facilitating Community Participation in Disaster Risk Management: Risk Perception and Preparedness Behaviours in Turkey
Nuray Karanci

7. North American Cities at Risk: Household Responses to Environmental Hazards
Michael Lindell

8. Community Understanding of, and Preparedness for, Earthquake and Tsunami Risk in Wellington, New Zealand
David Johnston, Julia Becker, John McClure, Douglas Paton, Sara McBride, Kim Wright, Graham Leonard, Miriam Hughes

9. Perceptions of Climate Variability and Coping Strategies in Informal Settlements in Dhaka, Bangladesh
Huraera Jabeen, Cassidy Johnson

10. Risk Perception, Public Education and Disaster Risk Management
John Twigg

Keywords: Earth Sciences, Natural Hazards, Earth Sciences, general, Landscape/Regional and Urban Planning, Geotechnical Engineering & Applied Earth Sciences, Social Sciences, general

Author(s)
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Advances in Natural and Technological Hazards Research
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400761841

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