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Crisis and Disaster in Japan and New Zealand

Actors, Victims and Ramifications
1st ed. 2019 2018. Buch. 212 S. Book. Hardcover
Springer Singapore ISBN 9789811302435
Format (B x L): 14.8 x 21 cm
Gewicht: 389 g
In englischer Sprache

This collection examines a broad spectrum of natural and human-made disasters that have occurred in Japan and New Zealand, including WWII and the atomic bombing of Japan and two recent major earthquake events, the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Christchurch Earthquake, which occurred in 2011. Through these studies, the book provides important insights into the events themselves and their tragic effects, but most significantly a multidisciplinary take on the different cultural responses to disaster, changing memories of disasters over time, the impacts of disaster on different societies, and the challenges post-disaster in reviving communities and traditional cultural practices. Bringing in humanities and social science perspectives to disaster studies, this collection offers a significant contribution to disaster studies.

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Herausgegeben von: link iconSusan Bouterey und link iconLawrence E. Marceau