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Aldrich / Oum / Sawada

Resilience and Recovery in Asian Disasters

Community Ties, Market Mechanisms, and Governance

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Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2015 2016. Buch. xiv, 359 S. 18 s/w-Abbildungen, 22 Farbabbildungen, 37 s/w-Tabelle, Bibliographien. Softcover

Springer. ISBN 9784431564027

Format (B x L): 15,5 x 23,5 cm

Gewicht: 575 g

In englischer Sprache

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: Risk, Governance and Society; 18

Produktbeschreibung

This book establishes a new, holistic framework for disaster recovery and mitigation, providing a multidisciplinary perspective on the field of risk management strategies and societal and communal resilience. Going beyond narrow approaches that are all too prevalent in the field, this work builds on an optimum combination of community-level networks, private market mechanisms and state-based assistance strategies. Its chapters describe best practices in the field and elucidate cutting-edge research on recovery, highlighting the interaction between government, industry and civil society. The book uses new data from a number of recent disasters across southeast and east Asia to understand the interactions among residents, the state, and catastrophe, drawing on events in Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Japan, China and Thailand. Grounded in theories of risk mitigation and empirical research, the book provides practical guidance for decision makers along with future research directions for scholars.

The Asian region is highly prone to natural disasters which devastate large and mostly poor populations. This book deals with some of the root issues underlying the continued vulnerability of these societies to catastrophic shocks. The book is unusual in that it comprehensively covers resilience and fragilities from community levels to market mechanisms and governance and it analyses these issues in very different economic and structural settings. Recommended for development and disaster risk managers—without question.

Professor Debarati Guha-Sapir

Director, Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED);

Professor, University of Louvain, Research Institute Health and Society.

Gesamtwerk

Die 8. Auflage ist wieder auf sechs Bände angelegt. Darin finden sich übersichtlich und in systematischer Gliederung Vertragsmuster aus der Feder erfahrener Experten. Jedem dieser Muster folgen Anmerkungen, mit denen der dem Vertragsentwurf zu Grunde liegende Sachverhalt und die Gründe für die Wahl des spezifischen Formulars erläutert werden.

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