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  • Disaster Diplomacyby Ilan Kelman

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 165.00

    When an earthquake hits a war zone or cyclone aid is flown in by an enemy, many ask: Can catastrophe bring peace? Disaster prevention and mitigation provide similar questions. Could setting up a flood warning system bring enemy countries together? Could a regional earthquake building code set the groundwork for wider regional cooperation? This book... more...

  • Climate Change Modelling for Local Adaptation in the Hindu Kush - Himalayan Regionby Armando Lamadrid; Ilan Kelman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This publication presents a portrait of the social advantages and limitations of climate change related modeling in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. It addresses the implied but largely uncritiqued relationships between scientific modeling knowledge and local adaptation responses, as well as theoretical perspectives on modeling and adaptation. more...

  • Disability and Disasterby Ilan Kelman; Laura M. Stough

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Disability and Disaster adds disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies. The book includes writings by international scholars and first-hand narratives from individuals with disabilities affected by disasters around the globe. Hazards described in these narratives include earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, fires, and war. more...

  • Disability and Disasterby Ilan Kelman; Laura M. Stough

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Disability and Disaster adds disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies. The book includes writings by international scholars and first-hand narratives from individuals with disabilities affected by disasters around the globe. Hazards described in these narratives include earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, fires, and war. more...

  • Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reductionby Ben Wisner; J.C. Gaillard; Ilan Kelman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95

    The Handbook provides a comprehensive statement and reference point for hazard and disaster research, policy making, and practice in an international and multi-disciplinary context. It offers critical reviews and appraisals of current state of the art and future development of conceptual, theoretical and practical approaches as well as empirical... more...

  • Disaster Managementby Alejandro López-Carresi; Maureen Fordham; Ben Wisner; Ilan Kelman; Jc Gaillard

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.98

    There is a perennial gap between theory and practice, between academia and active professionals in the field of disaster management. This gap means that valuable lessons are not learned and people die or suffer as a result. This book opens a dialogue between theory and practice. It offers vital lessons to practitioners from scholarship on natural... more...

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