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Published: 24 July 2020

1719 Pages

7 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190640231

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Natural Hazards Governance

2-volume set

Editor-in-chief: Brian J. Gerber

  • Represents a step forward in defining natural hazards governance as a research topic, contributing to an increasing understanding in both academic and practitioner communities that improved understanding of natural hazards governance is needed for better risk reduction and resiliency capacity.
  • Offers comprehensive treatment of the unique and specific issues related to governance of natural hazards, helping define central issues in this subject area and doing so with a global perspective.
  • First major comparative treatment of natural hazards governance issues in a single volume, moving the field of research beyond a US or Western European perspective to a comprehensive collection of global perspectives of natural hazards governance issues.
  • All of the articles appear online as part of the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science.

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