9780849385131

Crisis and Emergency Management: Theory and Practice, Second Edition

  • ISBN 13:

    9780849385131

  • ISBN 10:

    084938513X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 03/25/2014
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Examining emergency responses to environmental dangers and natural disasters, Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management provides coverage of a wide range of international issues using critical, empirical, and quantitative analyses. This book discusses various approaches to such topics as resolving political tension, the potential use of biological weapons, and the role of public relations in crisis. With contributions from leading experts, this second edition features 40 new chapters that address recent worldwide crises including the September 11th attacks, the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, the Tsunami disaster in Asia, earthquakes in Iran, and terrorism issues.

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