The Resource The vulnerability of cities : natural disasters and social resilience, Mark Pelling

The vulnerability of cities : natural disasters and social resilience, Mark Pelling

Label
The vulnerability of cities : natural disasters and social resilience
Title
The vulnerability of cities
Title remainder
natural disasters and social resilience
Statement of responsibility
Mark Pelling
Title variation
Natural disasters and social resilience
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What makes some cities less vulnerable and more resilient in the face of natural disasters? This work examines the factors involved and draws invaluable lessons from case studies and analysis
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
307.76/09172/4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT243.D44
LC item number
P45 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The vulnerability of cities : natural disasters and social resilience, Mark Pelling
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 188-203) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Sect. I. Cities and Environmental Risk -- 1. Tracing the Roots of Urban Risk and Vulnerability -- 2. Cities as Sites for Disaster -- 3. Social Vulnerability in the City -- 4. Urban Governance and Disaster -- Sect. II. The Case Studies -- 5. Maintaining Civil Society in a Liberal Democracy: Bridgetown, Barbados -- 6. Post-socialism and Barriers to Building a Civil Society: Georgetown, Guyana -- 7. Patrimonial Regimes and the Maintenance of a Constructive Civil Society: Santo Domingo, The Dominican Republic -- Sect. III. Towards Safer Cities -- 8. Action for Safer Cities
Control code
ocm56675983
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 212 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280475634
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3607004x
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)56675983
  • sks1280475633
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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