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Title Mega-crises [electronic resource] : understanding the prospects, nature, characteristics, and the effects of cataclysmic events / edited by Ira Helsloot ... [et al.].
Publication Info. Springfield, Ill. : Charles C Thomas, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The concept of mega-crisis and mega-crisis management -- Introduction / Ira Helsloot, Arjen Boin, Brian Jacobs, Louise K. Comfort -- The megacrisis unknown territory: in search of conceptual and strategic / Patrick Lagadec -- Observations on the political and decision-making dimensions of response / Herman B. Leonard, Arnold M. Howitt -- Crisis management of mega-natural disasters -- Hurricane Katrina: crisis leadership that failed a country / John R. Harrald -- Hurricane Katrina: the complex origins of a mega-disaster / Charles Parker, Eric Paglia -- Hurricane Gustav: the management of a transboundary crisis / Arjen Boin, Jude Egan -- Resilience, entropy, and efficiency in crisis management : the January 12, 2010 Haiti earthquake / Louise K. Comfort, Michael D. Siciliano, Aya Okada -- The challenges of mega crisis management : the 2008 Sichuan earthquake / Lan Xue, Ling Zhou -- The micro and macro dynamics of a mega-disaster : rethinking the Sri Lanka tsunami experience / Georg Frerks -- Mega crisis management during the H1N1 pandemic : an argument for citizen and community engagement / Sandra Crouse Quinn, Ira Helsloot -- Crisis management of manmade mega-crisis -- The making of a mega-crisis : 9/11 as a case for the concept / Tricia Wachtendorf, James M. Kendra -- The London bombings of July 7, 2005 / David Alexander -- The Mumbai terrorist attacks 2008 / Ivar Hellberg, Erwin Muller -- How impunity and Kenya's 2008 post elections violence set fire on east Africa's "island of peace" / Cyprian Nyamwamu, Njeri Kabeberi, Augustine Magolowondo -- Mega crisis in fragile states / Rob de Wijk -- Corporate meltdowns / Les Coleman -- The post-subprime crisis global credit crunch / Matthew Watson -- The subprime crisis / Don M. Chance -- Megacities under adversity : ideology, risk, and good urban governance / Brian Jacobs -- Identifying mega-threats and vulnerabilities -- The Olympic games : coping with risks and vulnerabilities of a mega-event / Will Jennings, Martin Lodge -- Energy : exploring complexity as a dynamic vulnerability in high-voltage electricity grids / Mark de Bruijne -- Global climate change as environmental megacrisis / Joanna Endter-Wada, Helen Ingram -- The Dutch delta : a mega crisis waiting to happen? / Karen Engel, Bas Kolen, Herman van der Most, Kees van Ruiten -- Risks to food security : contingency planning for agri-megacrises / Hendrik J. Bruins -- Megacrises and the internet : risks, incentives, and externalities / Michel van Eeten, Johannes M. Bauer.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject Crisis management.
Added Author Helsloot, I. (Ira)
Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780398086817 0398086818 9780398086824 0398086826 0398086834 (DLC) 2011020301
ISBN 0398086834 (electronic bk.)
9780398086831 (electronic bk.)
9780398086817 (hard)
0398086818 (hard)
9780398086824 (pbk.)
0398086826 (pbk.)
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