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The Resource Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell

Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell

Label
Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition
Title
Crucibles of hazard
Title remainder
mega-cities and disasters in transition
Statement of responsibility
edited by James K. Mitchell
Contributor
Subject
Language
ng
Cataloging source
DLC
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.C78 1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1943-
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Mitchell, James K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disaster relief
  • Metropolitan areas
  • Disasters
  • Natural disasters
  • Emergency management
Label
Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
computer program
Content type code
cop
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / James K. Mitchell -- Natural disasters in the context of mega-cities / James K. Mitchell -- Urbanization and disaster mitigation in Tokyo / Yoshio Kumagai and Yoshiteru Nojima -- Flood hazard in seoul : a preliminary assessment / Kwi-Gon Kim -- Environmental hazards in Dhaka / Saleemul Huq -- Natural and anthropogenic hazards in the Sydney sprawl : is the city sustainable? / John Handmer -- Disaster response in London : a case of learning constrained by history and experience / Dennis J. Parker -- Lima, Peru : underdevelopment and vulnerability to hazards in the city of the kings / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- Social vulnerability to disasters in Mexico : an assessment method / Sergio Puente -- Natural hazards of the San Francisco Bay mega-city : trial by earthquake, wind, and fire / Rutherford H. Platt -- There are worse things than earthquakes : hazard vulnerability and mitigation capacity in Greater Los Angeles / Ben Wisner -- Environmental hazards and interest group coalitions : Metropolitan Miami after hurricane Andrew / William D. Solecki -- Findings and conclusions / James K. Mitchell
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 535 pages
Isbn
9789280809879
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99006054
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
99-B1719
Label
Crucibles of hazard : mega-cities and disasters in transition, edited by James K. Mitchell
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
computer program
Content type code
cop
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction / James K. Mitchell -- Natural disasters in the context of mega-cities / James K. Mitchell -- Urbanization and disaster mitigation in Tokyo / Yoshio Kumagai and Yoshiteru Nojima -- Flood hazard in seoul : a preliminary assessment / Kwi-Gon Kim -- Environmental hazards in Dhaka / Saleemul Huq -- Natural and anthropogenic hazards in the Sydney sprawl : is the city sustainable? / John Handmer -- Disaster response in London : a case of learning constrained by history and experience / Dennis J. Parker -- Lima, Peru : underdevelopment and vulnerability to hazards in the city of the kings / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- Social vulnerability to disasters in Mexico : an assessment method / Sergio Puente -- Natural hazards of the San Francisco Bay mega-city : trial by earthquake, wind, and fire / Rutherford H. Platt -- There are worse things than earthquakes : hazard vulnerability and mitigation capacity in Greater Los Angeles / Ben Wisner -- Environmental hazards and interest group coalitions : Metropolitan Miami after hurricane Andrew / William D. Solecki -- Findings and conclusions / James K. Mitchell
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 535 pages
Isbn
9789280809879
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99006054
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
99-B1719

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