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Author Farmbry, Kyle, 1970-
Title Crisis, disaster, and risk : institutional response and emergence / Kyle Farmbry
Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 2013
book jacket
 Euro-Am 3F Western Mat.  658.477 F2295 2013    AVAILABLE  -  30500101455239
Descript xxv, 195 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-184) and index
Optimism interrogated: the earthquake and tsunamis of 1755 and 2004 -- Earthquakes and progressive era revival -- Limits of the built environment: hurricanes and choices of locality -- Plague as crisis and corollary to societal change -- Germ theory, cholera, and infectious disease -- Infectious disease and nascent public health infrastructures: the 1918 -- Twentieth century optimism -- HIV/AIDS -- Anticipated health crises -- The multiple crises of a nuclear era -- Balancing the optimism and risks of civilian nuclear energy -- Hazardous waste -- Industrial accidents and determining liability: Bhopal -- Oil
Subject Emergency management
Disaster relief
Risk -- Sociological aspects
Risk Management
Disaster Planning
Public Health Administration
Public Health Practice
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