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Disaster and society

JosГ© da Cruz

Disaster and society

the 1985 Mexican earthquakes

by JosГ© da Cruz

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Published by Lund University Press in Lund, Sweden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Mexico City Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Earthquakes -- Mexico -- Mexico City Region,
    • Disaster relief -- Mexico -- Mexico City Region,
    • Emergency management -- Mexico -- Mexico City Region

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-241).

      StatementJosé da Cruz.
      SeriesMeddelanden från Lunds universitets Geografiska institutioner., 116
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV600 1985.M48 C78 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1517564M
      ISBN 109179662293, 0862383293
      LC Control Number93203126
      OCLC/WorldCa28688180

      Define disaster, hazard, vulnerability and risk Describe the types and the causes of disasters. Discuss the magnitude and distribution of disasters Explain different phases of disasters Introduction: Disasters and emergencies are fundamental reflections of normal life. They are consequences of the way society structure. Sociology of disaster is a special branch of sociology. The research is predominantly done in the United States, Germany and Italy. Theoretically, it includes not only local disasters, but catastrophes on a grand scale. The field is closely linked with environmental sociology and sociocultural anthropology.

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      This book deals with some of the root issues underlying the continued vulnerability of these societies to catastrophic shocks. The book is unusual in that it comprehensively covers resilience and fragilities from community levels to market mechanisms and governance and it analyses these issues in very different economic and structural settings. Natural disasters have played an integral role in human history. Volcanic eruptions have been credited with the fall of civilizations, pandemic diseases have affected multiple generations, and massive famines have killed or impoverished millions. But in many cases, "natural" disasters are anything but. Famines are almost invariably caused by or related to domestic and international wars.


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