A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management, Hardback Book

A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management Hardback

Description

A Futurist's Guide to Emergency Management provides interdisciplinary analysis on how particular sets of conditions may occur in the future by evaluating global trends, possible scenarios, emerging conditions, and various other elements of risk management.

Firmly based in science, the book leverages historical data, current best practices, and scientific and statistical data to make future projections to help emergency management, homeland security, and public safety officials make appropriate planning, preparedness, and resource management decisions in the present to prepare for future conditions and risks. Focuses on trends in citizen behaviors, expectations, and choices related to technology, media, communication, and cross-cultural behaviorReflects the impacts of age, gender, and sexuality roles on emergency response expectations as well as the increasing politicization of disaster response and recovery activitiesEvaluates how perceptions of risk are changing-particularly in light of low probability, but high consequence eventsConsiders emerging physical, social, environmental, and technological issues such as climate change, sustainability, globalization, and cyber threatsDivided into three sections, the book first focuses on trends in citizen behaviors, expectations, and choices related to technology, media, communication and cross-cultural behavior.

It then explores the impacts of age, gender, and sexuality roles on emergency response expectations as well as the increasing politicization of disaster response and recovery activities.

Additionally, the second section evaluates how perceptions of risk are changing - particularly in light of low probability, but high consequence events.

The book concludes with coverage of emerging physical, social, environmental, and technological issues such a climate change, sustainability, globalization, and cyber threats.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 346 pages, 0 Equations; 102 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Peace studies & conflict resolution
  • ISBN: 9781482253917

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