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The political economy of hazards and disasters

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Published by AltaMira Press in Lanham, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disasters -- Case studies,
  • Disasters -- Economic aspects,
  • Emergency management

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Eric C. Jones and Arthur D. Murphy.
    GenreCase studies.
    SeriesSociety for economic anthropology (SEA) monographs -- No. 27
    ContributionsJones, Eric C., 1970-, Murphy, Arthur D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV553 .P63 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22659015M
    ISBN 100759113092, 0759113114
    ISBN 109780759113091, 9780759113114
    LC Control Number2008045392

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    Abstract. As units of analysis in disaster research, businesses have only recently begun to be studied. Far more research has been conducted on public sector organizations such as local emergency management agencies, public safety agencies, and other governmental by:   The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in , and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is tied to no political, partisan or national interests.

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