The Resource Disaster prevention policies : a challenging and critical outlook, Patrick Pigeon, Julien Rebotier

Disaster prevention policies : a challenging and critical outlook, Patrick Pigeon, Julien Rebotier

Label
Disaster prevention policies : a challenging and critical outlook
Title
Disaster prevention policies
Title remainder
a challenging and critical outlook
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Pigeon, Julien Rebotier
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book addresses disaster risk reduction (DRR) policies, focusing on reducing the paradox that exists between the compulsory implementation of DRR policies and continuing limitations
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Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
363.34/8
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HV551.2
LC item number
.P54 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Earth system -- environmental sciences
Label
Disaster prevention policies : a challenging and critical outlook, Patrick Pigeon, Julien Rebotier
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-218) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover ; Disaster Prevention Policies: A Challenging and Critical Outlook ; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Part 1. Disaster Prevention Policies: Paradoxical and Ambiguous Assessments; Chapter 1. The Rise in Knowledge and Policies Suggest an Increase in Disasters; 1.1. According to the EM-DAT and DesInventar databases, the number of disasters would increase; 1.2. Disaster prevention policies are proliferating on every scale; 1.3. Research on disasters and their prevention is also increasing; Chapter 2. The Contributions to Disaster Prevention are Difficult to Assess
  • 2.1. Disasters are not increasing according to all databases2.2. Not necessarily more disasters, but definitely more to lose; 2.3. There is not always more mortality associated with disasters; 2.4. The markets interested in disaster prevention; Part 2. Understanding and Managing Disaster Risk: The Multiple Limits of Specialized Approaches; Chapter 3. The Limits of Understanding Disasters; 3.1. The place and status of inherent uncertainty in databases; 3.2. Disaster risk: ambiguous definitions; 3.3. The difficult search for a conceptual model of disaster prevention
  • 5.2. Reconstitution of the analytical foundation: Pascal and the systemic attempts5.3. The limitations of analytical reconstitution: Bergson's intuition; Chapter 6. Bridging the Gap between Disaster Prevention and Environmental Concerns; 6.1. The gradual contributions of environmental interpretations to disaster prevention ; 6.2. Advantages and disadvantages for the increase in complexity for disaster prevention; Chapter 7. Reflections upon the Contribution of Social Geography to Disaster Prevention; 7.1. What epistemologies are necessary to develop environmental knowledge?
  • 7.2. Under what conditions do social sciences contribute to disaster prevention?7.3. What contributions do social sciences make to both disaster prevention and acting in an imperfect world?; Chapter 8. How Can We Best Manage Disasters?; 8.1. The knowledge management systems' contributions to disaster prevention policies; 8.2. Resistance to prevention policies: poverty and power relations, lifelong obstacles; 8.3. Evolution or revolution? The dilemma of Pahl-Wostl; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover
  • Chapter 4. The Limits of Disaster Prevention: Returns on Management Experiences4.1. Returns on experience demonstrate the universal character of the limits; 4.2. Dike risk in France: an example of unintended consequences; 4.3. Segmentation and politicization of risk management in Ecuador; Part 3 Why and How Does the Prevention of Disasters Necessitate Thinking and Acting in an Imperfect World?; Chapter 5. The Principle of Cognitive Limits: Its Application to Disaster Prevention; 5.1. The analytical basis: the Cartesian method and the fragmentation of notions
Control code
ocn962753160
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Extent
1 online resource (xix, 220 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780081017913
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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not applicable
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.b37386530
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unknown
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Specific material designation
remote
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  • (OCoLC)962753160
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