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The Social Roots of Risk: Producing Disasters, Promoting Resilience

The Social Roots of Risk

Producing Disasters, Promoting Resilience

Stanford University Press (2014)

Rather than acts of God or random acts of nature, The Social Roots of Risk argues that hazards,...

Disasters: A Sociological Approach


A Sociological Approach

Wiley (2019)

Disasters kill, maim, and generate increasingly large economic losses. But they do not wreak their...

Blood Oranges
Penguin Publishing Group (2013)

My name’s Quinn. If you buy into my reputation, I’m the most notorious demon hunter in New...

Cherry Bomb
Penguin Publishing Group (2015)

Meet Siobhan Quinn—Half vampire, half werewolf, and retired monster hunter. Or so she thought… ...

Violence against Women
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2004)

This is an edited volume of 12 articles previously published in Social Problems that may be...

The Sociology of Katrina: Perspectives on a Modern Catastrophe

The Sociology of Katrina (2nd ed.)

Perspectives on a Modern Catastrophe

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2010)

The second edition of The Sociology of Katrina again brings together the nation's top...