Disaster and Development : Examining Global Issues and Cases Hardback
Edited by Naim Kapucu, Kuotsai Tom Liou
Part of the Environmental Hazards series
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.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 469 pages, 19 Illustrations, color; 15 Illustrations, black and white; XIX, 469 p. 34 illus., 19 ill
- Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
- Publication Date: 12/04/2014
- Category: Management of land & natural resources
- ISBN: 9783319044675