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Crisis, disaster, and risk : institutional response and emergence /

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Main Author: Farmbry, Kyle, 1970-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c2013.
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Table of Contents:
  • Optimism interrogated: the earthquake and tsunamis of 1755 and 2004
  • Earthquakes and progressive era revival
  • Limits of the built environment: hurricanes and choices of locality
  • Plague as crisis and corollary to societal change
  • Germ theory, cholera, and infectious disease
  • Infectious disease and nascent public health infrastructures: the 1918
  • Twentieth century optimism
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Anticipated health crises
  • The multiple crises of a nuclear era
  • Balancing the optimism and risks of civilian nuclear energy
  • Hazardous waste
  • Industrial accidents and determining liability: Bhopal
  • Oil.