The Resource Disaster and the politics of intervention, edited by Andrew Lakoff, (electronic resource)

Disaster and the politics of intervention, edited by Andrew Lakoff, (electronic resource)

Label
Disaster and the politics of intervention
Title
Disaster and the politics of intervention
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew Lakoff
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Government plays a critical role in mitigating individual and collective vulnerability to disaster. Through measures such as disaster relief, infrastructure development, and environmental regulation, public policy is central to making societies more resilient. However, the recent drive to replace public institutions with market mechanisms has challenged governmental efforts to manage collective risk. The contributors to this volume analyze the respective roles of the public and private sectors in the management of catastrophic risk, addressing questions such as: How should homeland sec
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
363.348
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.D548 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lakoff, Andrew
Series statement
The Columbia University Press and Social Science Research Council series on the privatization of risk
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disaster relief
  • Disaster relief
  • Emergency management
  • Emergency management
  • Intervention (Federal government)
Label
Disaster and the politics of intervention, edited by Andrew Lakoff, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
contents; Introduction; chapter one - Beyond Calculation; Chapter Two - Private Choices, Public Harms; chapter three - Strange Brew; chapter four - Risking Health; chapter five - Constructing Carbon Markets; Contributors
Extent
1 online resource (160 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612897801
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000018598
  • (EBL)908645
  • (OCoLC)741350630
  • (SSID)ssj0000435531
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12183484
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000435531
  • (PQKBWorkID)10427072
  • (PQKB)10171303
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908645
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000018598
Label
Disaster and the politics of intervention, edited by Andrew Lakoff, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
contents; Introduction; chapter one - Beyond Calculation; Chapter Two - Private Choices, Public Harms; chapter three - Strange Brew; chapter four - Risking Health; chapter five - Constructing Carbon Markets; Contributors
Extent
1 online resource (160 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786612897801
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000018598
  • (EBL)908645
  • (OCoLC)741350630
  • (SSID)ssj0000435531
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12183484
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000435531
  • (PQKBWorkID)10427072
  • (PQKB)10171303
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC908645
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000018598

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