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Social vulnerability to disasters / edited by Deborah S.K. Thomas, Brenda D. Phillips, William E. Lovekamp, Alice Fothergill.

Contributor(s): Thomas, Deborah S.K | Phillips, Brenda.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2013Edition: Second Edition.Description: xvi, 513 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781466516373 (hbk.).Subject(s): Disasters -- Social aspects | Risk assessmentDDC classification: 363.342 SOC Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Understanding social vulnerability / Maureen Fordham, William E. Lovekamp, Deborah S.K. Thomas and Brenda D. Phillips -- Section I : Understanding social vulnerability. Theoretical framing of worldviews, values, and structural dimensions of disasters / Jean Scandlyn, Deborah Thomas, and John Brett -- The intrinsic link of vulnerability to sustainable development / John Brett and Katie Oviatt -- Section II : Socially vulnerable groups. Class / Brenda McCoy and Nicole Dash -- Race and ethnicity / Nicole Dash -- Gender / Jennifer Tobin-Gurley and Elaine Enarson -- Age / Lori Peek -- Disability / Elizabeth Davis, Rebecca Hansen, Maria Kett, Jennifer Mincin and John Twigg -- Health / Deborah S.K. Thomas, Mary Shannon Newell and Debra Kreisberg -- Language and literacy / Jenniffer M. Santos-Hernández and Betty Hearn Morrow -- Households and families / Tricia Wachtendorf, Mary M. Nelan and Lynn Blinn-Pike -- Violence / Brenda Phillips and Pam Jenkins -- Section III : Building capacity and community resilience. Religion, faith, and faith-based organizations / Brenda Phillips and Michael D. Thompson -- Animals / Tamara Gull -- The nature of human communities / Pam Jenkins -- Measuring and conveying social vulnerability / Deborah S.K. Thomas, Iain Hyde and Michelle Meyer -- Social change & empowerment / William E. Lovekamp and Sudha Arlikatti -- New ideas for practitioners / DeeDee Bennett, Brenda D. Phillip, Deborah S.K. Thomas, Eve Gruntfest and Jeanette Sutton.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Understanding social vulnerability / Maureen Fordham, William E. Lovekamp, Deborah S.K. Thomas and Brenda D. Phillips --
Section I : Understanding social vulnerability. Theoretical framing of worldviews, values, and structural dimensions of disasters / Jean Scandlyn, Deborah Thomas, and John Brett --
The intrinsic link of vulnerability to sustainable development / John Brett and Katie Oviatt --
Section II : Socially vulnerable groups. Class / Brenda McCoy and Nicole Dash --
Race and ethnicity / Nicole Dash --
Gender / Jennifer Tobin-Gurley and Elaine Enarson --
Age / Lori Peek --
Disability / Elizabeth Davis, Rebecca Hansen, Maria Kett, Jennifer Mincin and John Twigg --
Health / Deborah S.K. Thomas, Mary Shannon Newell and Debra Kreisberg --
Language and literacy / Jenniffer M. Santos-Hernández and Betty Hearn Morrow --
Households and families / Tricia Wachtendorf, Mary M. Nelan and Lynn Blinn-Pike --
Violence / Brenda Phillips and Pam Jenkins --
Section III : Building capacity and community resilience. Religion, faith, and faith-based organizations / Brenda Phillips and Michael D. Thompson --
Animals / Tamara Gull --
The nature of human communities / Pam Jenkins --
Measuring and conveying social vulnerability / Deborah S.K. Thomas, Iain Hyde and Michelle Meyer --
Social change & empowerment / William E. Lovekamp and Sudha Arlikatti --
New ideas for practitioners / DeeDee Bennett, Brenda D. Phillip, Deborah S.K. Thomas, Eve Gruntfest and Jeanette Sutton.

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