Government liability and disaster mitigation: a comparative study, Volume 2
Examines the liability laws of China, Japan, New Zealand, Peru, the Soviet Union, and the United States in the context of disaster mitigation. Compares and contrasts the laws of these respective countries, and proposes a theoretical framework for the analysis of government liability policy.
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