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The first comprehensive text to focus on social issues of vulnerable populations in disasters. Social Vulnerability to Disasters Edited by: Brenda D. Phillips, Deborah Thomas, Alice Fothergill and Lynn Blinn-Pike ISBN 10 digit:1-4200-7856-9  13 digit: 978-1-4200-7856-5. NEW!. Contents:

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Social vulnerability to disasters edited by brenda d phillips deborah thomas

The first comprehensive text to focus on social issues of vulnerable populations in disasters.

Social Vulnerability to Disasters

Edited by: Brenda D. Phillips, Deborah Thomas,

Alice Fothergill and Lynn Blinn-Pike

ISBN 10 digit:1-4200-7856-9  13 digit: 978-1-4200-7856-5

NEW!

Contents:

Part I - Social Construction of Disasters • 1 Development of Vulnerability Analysis • 2 World Views, Values and Structural Dimensions • 3 Sustainable Development• Part II - Structural Barriers to Disaster Resilience • 4 Social Class • 5 Race/Ethnicity • 6 Gender • 7 Age • 8 Disability • 9 Health • Part III - Situational Barriers to Disaster Resilience • 10 Language and Literacy • 11 Household and Family • 12Violence • Part IV - Knowing and Assessing Community • 13 Nature of Human Communities • 14 Measuring Community Vulnerability • Part V - Building Disaster-Resilient Communities • 15 New Ideas for Practitioners• 16 Promoting Empowerment Through Social Change


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