Books in category Social Science – Disasters & Disaster Relief

  • The Prepper s Pocket Guide

    The Prepper’s Pocket Guide
    Bernie Carr

    Guides readers in preparing for disasters, including developing plans, calculating how much water is needed, and making a disinfectant cleaner from emergency kit items.

  • The Sociology of Katrina

    The Sociology of Katrina
    David L. Brunsma, David Overfelt, Steven J. Picou

    The second edition of The Sociology of Katrina brings together the nation's top sociological researchers in an effort to deepen our understanding of the modern catastrophe that is Hurricane Katrina.

  • Citadel Values II

    Citadel Values II
    Robert Freer

    BODYGUARD UNDER COVER Texas Ranger Alex Markham lands an unusual assignment—protecting an ambassador's daughter on the African savanna.

  • Managing Emerging Risk

    Managing Emerging Risk
    Kevin D. Burton

    These are each followed by actual news stories that support the scenarios and demonstrate that the proposed events—seemingly unthinkable—have the potential to occur.

  • La Faim et la Sant

    La Faim et la Sant
    World Food Programme,

    First published in 2008, La Faim et la Sant is a valuable contribution to the field of Environment & Sustainability.

  • Applications of Social Network Analysis for Building Community Disaster Resilience

    Applications of Social Network Analysis for Building Community Disaster Resilience
    National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Board on Earth Sciences and Resources

    The workshop, summarized in this volume, was designed to provide guidance to the DHS on a potential research agenda that would increase the effectiveness of SNA for improving community disaster resilience.

  • Averting Global Extinction

    Averting Global Extinction
    Louis S. Berger

    The book's new and valuable principal contributions are the identification of sociocultural psychopathology as the underlying cause of our near indifference to the threat of global extinction; the recognition of societal defenses as key …

  • Australia s Greatest Disasters

    Australia’s Greatest Disasters
    John Miller

    However, these are synonymous with Australia and many have taken a great toll. This book is part of Exisle Publishing's Little Red Books series.

  • Journeys of Fear

    Journeys of Fear
    Liisa L. North, Alan B. Simmons

    Includes statistics.

  • Earthquake lessons from China

    Earthquake lessons from China
    Chen, Kevin Z, Zhang, Qiang, Hsu, Claire

    The ways these actors’ responses to the earthquake proved effective in distributing appropriate aid to those in need and the areas where the actors’ earthquake response needs to be improved are discussed and analyzed in Earthquake …

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