Environmental Hazards

Disaster and Development

Examining Global Issues and Cases

Editors: Kapucu, Naim, Liou, Kuotsai Tom (Eds.)

  • Closely examines the concepts of disasters and sustainable economic development as they are applied around the world
  • Sheds light on how communities can boost their ability to respond to and recover from disasters
  • Provides guidelines that are broadly applicable to a variety of circumstances, disasters and geographic regions
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About this book

This book offers a systematic, empirical examination of the concepts of disasters and sustainable economic development applied to many cases around the world. It presents comprehensive coverage of the complex and dynamic relationship between disaster and development, making a vital contribution to the literature on disaster management, disaster resilience and sustainable development. The book collects twenty-three chapters, examining theoretical issues and investigating practical cases on policy, governance, and lessons learned in dealing with different types of disasters (e.g., earthquakes, floods and hurricanes) in twenty countries and communities around the world.

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From the book reviews:

“Naim Kapucu and Kuotsai Tom Liou’s Disaster and Development: Examining Global Issues and Cases is a welcome addition to a growing body of literature exploring practices in emergency management worldwide. … The volume is ideal for advanced courses in emergency management and disaster studies or as a reference on the diversity of international approaches to recent disasters.” (Jessica Bonnan-White, Natural Hazards Observer, Vol. XXXIX (3), January, 2015)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • Disasters and Development: Investigating an Integrated Framework

    Kapucu, Naim (et al.)

    Pages 1-15

  • Disasters, Development, and Resilience: Exploring the Need for Comprehensive Vulnerability Management

    Manandhar, Rejina (et al.)

    Pages 19-37

  • Focusing Events in Disasters and Development

    Birkland, Thomas A. (et al.)

    Pages 39-60

  • Linking Development to Disasters in Turkey: Moving Forward After the Marmara Earthquake

    Ganapati, N. Emel

    Pages 61-78

  • Disaster Management System in Azerbaijan: The Case of 2010 Kura River Flood

    Garayev, Vener (et al.)

    Pages 79-92

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04468-2
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-04467-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $179.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: October 21, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-35665-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Disaster and Development
Book Subtitle
Examining Global Issues and Cases
Editors
  • Naim Kapucu
  • Kuotsai Tom Liou
Series Title
Environmental Hazards
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Researchco Book Centre, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-04468-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-04468-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-04467-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35665-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 469
Number of Illustrations and Tables
15 b/w illustrations, 19 illustrations in colour
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