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- Author(s)Julien Rebotier,Patrick Pigeon
- PublisherISTE Press Ltd - Elsevier Inc
- Date of Publication01/09/2016
- GenreSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintISTE Press Ltd - Elsevier Inc
- Weight380 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Table Of ContentsPart 1: Disaster Prevention Policies: Paradoxical and Ambiguous Assessments 1: The Rise in Knowledge and Policies Suggest an Increase in Disasters 2: The Contributions to Disaster Prevention are Difficult to Assess Part 2: Understanding and Managing Disaster Risk: The Multiple Limits of Specialized Approaches Introduction 3: The Limits of Understanding Disasters 4: The Limits of Disaster Prevention: Returns on Management Experiences Part 3: Why and How Does the Prevention of Disasters Necessitate Thinking and Acting in an Imperfect World? Introduction 5: The Principle of Cognitive Limits: Its Application to Disaster Prevention 6: Bridging the Gap between Disaster Prevention and Environmental Concerns 7: Reflections upon the Contribution of Social Geography to Disaster Prevention 8: How Can We Best Manage Disasters?
- Author BiographyPatrick Pigeon lectures in Geography at the University of Savoie-Mont-Blanc in France. His research focuses on geomorphology and risks geography. Julien Rebotier is a researcher at the SET Laboratory of CNRS in Pau, France. His research interests include social and political geography of the environment and political ecology discourses.
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