Disaster Theory: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Concepts by David Etkin

By David Etkin

Disaster conception: An Interdisciplinary method of ideas and reasons offers the theoretical heritage had to comprehend what failures are and why they take place. Drawing on comparable disciplines, together with sociology, threat idea, and seminal learn on mess ups and emergency administration, Disaster Theory sincerely lays out the conceptual framework of the rising box of catastrophe experiences. adapted to the wishes of complicated undergraduates and graduate scholars, this designated textual content additionally presents a terrific capstone for college kids who've already been brought to the basics of emergency administration. Disaster Theory emphasizes the applying of severe pondering in knowing mess ups and their explanations through synthesizing a variety of details on conception and perform, together with enter from prime students within the field.

  • Offers the 1st cohesive depiction of catastrophe theory
  • Incorporates fabric from major thinkers within the box, in addition to pupil routines and significant pondering questions, making this a wealthy source for complicated courses
  • Written from a global point of view and comprises case experiences of mess ups and risks from worldwide for evaluating the top versions of emergency response
  • Challenges the reader to imagine severely approximately vital questions in catastrophe administration from numerous issues of view

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