Routledge Research in Public Administration and Public Policy
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26 black & white tables, 20 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
1. Introduction: Local Disaster Resilience. 2. The Concept of Disaster Resilience. 3. Studying Disaster Resilience of the Gulf Coast. 4. Resilience Meanings and Perceptions. 5. Adaptive Capacities for Disaster Resilience across the Gulf Coast. 6. Exploring the Adaptive Process of Resilience across the Gulf Coast. 7. Intersecting Perceptions with Realities to Assess Resilience across the Gulf Coast. 8. Concluding Thoughts on Local Disaster Resilience.
Ashley D. Ross is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sam Houston State University. Her research focuses on comparative public policy with an emphasis on local governments. In addition to this work on local disaster resilience, her research has examined decentralization in Latin America, education policy in the United States, and environmental policy among municipalities in Costa Rica.