The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

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Earthquakes are a huge global threat. In thirty-six countries, severe seismic risks threaten populations and their increasingly interdependent systems of transportation, communication, energy, and finance. In this important book, Louise Comfort provides an unprecedented examination of how twelve communities in nine countries responded to destructive earthquakes between 1999 and 2015. And many of the book's lessons can also be applied to other large-scale risks. The Dynamics of Risk sets the global problem of seismic risk ...

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The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events
2019, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691165363

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2019, Princeton University Press

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