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Integrated Disaster Risk Management

Disaster Risk Communication

A Challenge from a Social Psychological Perspective

Editors: Yamori, Katsuya (Ed.)

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  • Integrates multi-hazard risk communication studies from a social psychological point of view
  • Provides a unique blend of integrated disaster risk communication research by authors from the fields of social psychology, sociology, civil engineering, informatics, and meteorology
  • Presents the latest information from the frontline of collaborative and participatory action research on community-based disaster management in Japan, Nepal, China, and the USA
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This book provides a unique blend of integrated disaster risk communication research conducted by authors with diverse backgrounds, including social psychology, sociology, civil engineering, informatics, and meteorology. It reports on the latest advances in collaborative and participatory action research on community-based disaster management from the frontline in Japan, Nepal, China and the USA. In addition, it employs and integrate a broad range of methodologies, including mathematical analyses, computer simulations, questionnaire surveys, gaming approaches, and participatory observation. Each chapter deals with disaster risk communication initiatives to address various hazards, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, floods and landslides, which are uniquely integrated from a social psychological perspective.

About the authors

Katsuya Yamori obtained his PhD in Social Psychology from Osaka University, Japan. He worked as an Associate Professor at the Department of Social Research, Nara University for 12 years (1992–2003) before serving at the Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University. Currently he is working as a Professor at the DPRI, Kyoto University. He is also a Senior Researcher at the Disaster Reduction and Human Renovation Institute, Kobe, and a Visiting Professor at Shizuoka University, Kwansei Gakuin University, Hyogo Prefectural University, and Kobe Gakuin University. His fields of interest include disaster risk communication, disaster reduction education, and disaster information studies. He is also involved in several disaster management committees at the national and local level in Japan.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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eBook 93,08 €
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
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Hardcover 114,39 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-2317-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Disaster Risk Communication
Book Subtitle
A Challenge from a Social Psychological Perspective
Editors
  • Katsuya Yamori
Series Title
Integrated Disaster Risk Management
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-2318-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-2318-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-2317-1
Series ISSN
2509-7091
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXV, 153
Number of Illustrations
14 b/w illustrations, 21 illustrations in colour
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