SpringerBriefs in Climate Studies

Disaster Risk Reduction and the Global System

Ruminations on a Way Forward

Authors: Gordy, Michael

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  • Locates disaster risk reduction within a wider context than the technical parameters that usually shape the discussion
  • Written for educated readers who do not necessarily possess the technical background of practitioners in the area of disaster risk reduction
  • Articulates principles for practical action based on the analysis
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This short manuscript is both a distillation of some of the latest work on disaster risk reduction and an interpretation of this distillation from the author's political economic perspective. It is based on information found in the flagship reports on disaster risk reduction of the United Nations.
The book sums up and interprets issues of disaster risk reduction and makes them accessible to professional and non-professional readers alike, including governmental policy makers.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Disaster Risk Reduction and the Global System
Book Subtitle
Ruminations on a Way Forward
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Climate Studies
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-41667-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-41667-0
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-41666-3
Series ISSN
2213-784X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
V, 71
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