Avoidable deaths
72,56 $

Avoidable deaths

NIBEDITA S. RAY-BENNETT


Avoidable deaths

NIBEDITA S. RAY-BENNETT

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Résumé

This book addresses one of the most fundamental questions of the 21st century: why deaths continue to occur in natural disasters despite the tremendous advancements in disaster management science and weather forecasting systems, increased sophistication of human-built environments and ongoing economic and policy development worldwide. By presenting an interdisciplinary tool for analysing ‘systems failure’, the book provides concrete suggestions on how deaths may be reduced in resource-poor contexts. It goes beyond traditional risk and vulnerability perspectives and demonstrates that deaths in disasters are complex problems that can be solved by adopting a socio-technical perspective to improve current disaster management systems in the developing world. 

The book is a timely contribution, as it directly addresses Global Target One of the UN’s ‘Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction’, which has urged 185 UN Member States to reduce disaster mortality by 2030. Further, it offers a valuable resource for students, researchers, policy-makers and practitioners interested in disaster risk reduction, human rights, gender, sociology of risk, crisis and disasters, environmental science, organisation and management studies.


Détails
Titre
Avoidable deaths
Prix
72,56 $
Sujet
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Français/French
Date de publication
2017-09-04
ISBN
9783319669519
Code Interne
2324515
Numéro de produit
2324515
Format numérique
pdf
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Adobe DRM
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NUMILOG

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