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Community Disaster Vulnerability : Theory, Research, and Practice

  • Zakour, Michael J. , Gillespie, David F.
  • Springer New York
  • 2014
Community Disaster Vulnerability : Theory, Research, and Practice
  • 자료유형
    단행본
  • 서명/저자사항
    Community Disaster Vulnerability :Theory, Research, and Practice.
  • 판차
    1st ed.
  • 발행사항
    New York, NY : Springer New York, 2014.
  • 개인저자
    Zakour, Michael J., Gillespie, David F.
  • 형태사항
    1 online resource (176 pages).
  • 내용주기
    Community Disaster Vulnerability -- Contents -- Chapter 1: Disasters and the Promise of Disaster Vulnerability Theory -- Disasters -- Disasters as Community Disruption -- Disaster Vulnerability Theory -- Social Work and Vulnerability Theory -- Preview of Book Chapters -- Chapter 2: Vulnerability Theory -- Overview -- Liabilities and Capabilities -- Liabilities -- Capabilities -- Vulnerable Populations -- Assumptions -- Summary -- Chapter 3: The Development Perspective on Vulnerability -- Social Development Explanations -- Developmental Causes of Vulnerability -- Root Causes -- Structural or Dynamic Causes -- Unsafe Conditions -- Developmental Reductions in Vulnerability -- Summary -- Chapter 4: Resilience Complements Vulnerability -- Risk and Protective Factors -- Factors to Acknowledge -- Factors Amenable to Change -- Adaptive Capacities -- Economic Development -- Social Capital -- Information and Communication -- Collective Action -- Summary -- Chapter 5: Cross-Sectional Design and Linear Statistics in Vulnerability Research -- Cross-Sectional Design -- Cross-Sectional Compared to Experimental Designs -- Description and Hypothesis Testing -- Linear Statistics -- Regression -- Logistic Regression -- Hierarchical Regression -- Path Models -- Latent Variable Structural Equation Models -- Summary -- Chapter 6: Linear Accounts of Vulnerability -- Types of Relationships Among Variables -- Linear Support for Vulnerability Theory -- Regression -- Logistic Regression -- Hierarchical Regression -- Path Analysis -- Latent Variable Modeling -- Summary -- Chapter 7: Vulnerability Described Geographically -- Hazards of Place -- Biophysical Risk -- Built Environment -- Social Risks -- Findings in Support of Vulnerability -- Individual Level -- Household Level -- Block Level -- City Level -- County Level -- Country Level -- Summary.
  • 일반주제명
    Disasters -- Risk assessment.
    Emergency management.
  • 기타형태 저록
    Print version: Zakour, Michael J. Community Disaster Vulnerability : Theory, Research, and Practice New York, NY : Springer New York,c2014 9781461457367
  • ISBN
    9781461457374
  • 언어
    영어