Hazards, Vulnerability and Environmental Justice PDF ePub eBook

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Hazards, Vulnerability and Environmental Justice free pdf Hurricane Katrina was the costliest natural disaster in US history, killing thousands and displacing a million people. From the 2004 Tsunami to the recent Pakistan earthquake to fuel depot explosions in the UK, natural and human-induced disasters are ever more common, costly and dangerous. This is an essential collection from Susan Cutter, the foremost disaster and vulnerability expert in the US, covers all aspect of hazards, disasters and justice. Natural disasters and human-induced hazards, from chemical spills and toxic clouds to nuclear disasters, are increasingly common and are costing billions of dollars and countless lives. This invaluable collection from Susan Cutter, the leading expert on hazards, vulnerability and environmental justice in the U.S., brings together powerful and difficult-to-find literature, framed by a fresh introduction that draws out the salient themes and conclusions for our new age of anxiety. This essential collection is ideal for hazard and disaster planners, academics and students studying hazards, risk, disasters and environmental justice across a range of disciplines.

About Susan L. Cutter

Susan L. Cutter is a Carolina Distinguished Professor of Geography and Director of the Hazards Research Lab at the University of South Carolina. She was formerly President of the Association of American Geographers.

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Author : Susan L. Cutter
Publisher : Earthscan Ltd
Data Published : 01 June 2006
ISBN : 1844073114
EAN : 9781844073115
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 418 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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