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Contextualizing Disaster

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Contextualizing Disaster offers a comparative analysis of six recent "highly visible" disasters and several slow-burning, "hidden," crises that include typhoons, tsunamis, earthquakes, chemical spills, and the unfolding consequences of rising seas and climate change. The book argues that, while disasters are increasingly represented by the media as unique, exceptional, newsworthy events, it is a mistake to think of disasters as isolated or discrete occurrences. Rather, building on insights developed by political ecologists ...

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Contextualizing Disaster
2016, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781785333194

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Contextualizing Disaster
2016, Berghahn Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781785332807

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