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Human security and Japan's triple disaster : responding to the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and Fukushima nuclear crisis / Edited by Paul Bacon and Christopher Hobson.

Contributor(s): Bacon, Paul | Hobson, Christopher (Professor of political science).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Routledge humanitarian studies.Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2014Description: viii, 216 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781138646988 (paperback) ; 9781138013131 (hardback).Subject(s): Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011 -- Social aspects | Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, Japan, 2011 -- Social aspects | Human security -- Japan | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Environmental EconomicsDDC classification: 363.349580952090512 HUM Other classification: BUS068000 | BUS072000 | BUS099000 Summary: "This book applies the concept of human security to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that struck Japan on 11 March 2011, which has come to be known as Japan's 'triple disaster'. This left more than 15,000 people dead, displaced more than 300,000, and was the most expensive natural disaster in recorded history. This volume illustrates the different forms of human insecurity that appeared and were exacerbated, as well as more encouraging signs of human empowerment and reform that have also occurred. The book develops the human security approach not only through extending it to natural disasters, but also by demonstrating how it can be developed by adopting an interdisciplinary perspective"--
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

"This book applies the concept of human security to the specific case of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident that struck Japan on 11 March 2011, which has come to be known as Japan's 'triple disaster'. This left more than 15,000 people dead, displaced more than 300,000, and was the most expensive natural disaster in recorded history. This volume illustrates the different forms of human insecurity that appeared and were exacerbated, as well as more encouraging signs of human empowerment and reform that have also occurred. The book develops the human security approach not only through extending it to natural disasters, but also by demonstrating how it can be developed by adopting an interdisciplinary perspective"--

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