Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management

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Ali Farazmand
CRC Press, Jun 22, 2001 - House & Home - 788 pages
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Including contributions from sixty international authors, this book examines emergency responses to environmental dangers such as chemical fires, hazardous material and oil spills, nuclear reactor accidents, and earthquakes, and crises in the environment, global public service, and politics. It covers a wide range of international issues and topics, using various analyses, including critical, descriptive, empirical, quantitative, and normative methods. The book discusses approaches to natural disasters, resolutions to cultural, religious, and political tensions, terrorism and the potential use of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons, the role of crisis public relations, and more.
 

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Contents

Introduction Crisis and Emergency Management
1
The Crisis of Character in Comparative Perspective
11
Preparing tor Diversity in the Midst of Adversity An Intercultural Communication Training Program for Refugee Assistance Crisis Management
23
Formation ot Motivation Crisis Liberalism Nationalism and Religion in Israel
39
Crisis Policy Making Some Implications for Program Management
55
Disaster Impact upon Urban Economic Structure Linkage Disruption and Economic Recovery
69
Crisis in the US Administrative State
91
Global Crisis in Public Service and Administration
111
Community Recovery and Reconstruction Following Disasters
419
Potential for Disaster Case Study of the Powell Duffryn Chemical Fire and Hazardous Material Spill
433
American Presidential Crisis Management Under Kennedy The Cuban Missile Crisis
451
Emergency Management on a Grand Scale A Bureaucrats Analysis
463
Lessons Learned from Three Mile Island and Chernobyl Reactor Accidents
481
The 1989 Rail Disaster at Clapham in South London
491
Emergency Management in Korea Mourning over Tragic Deaths
501
The 1994 Plague Outbreak in Surat India Social Networks and Disaster Management
521

Immigrants Refugees and the Affordable Housing Crisis in South Florida
131
Managing Complex Emergencies UN Administration and the Resolution of Civil Wars
147
Managing Through a Crisis A Case Study of the Orange County California Bankruptcy
169
System Crisis The 1973 War Crisis in Israel
187
Homeless Policy Initiatives Managing or Muddling Through the Crisis?
199
Smoke on the Water Fighting Fires at Sea
215
From Texas City to Exxon Valdez What Have We Learned About Managing Marine Disasters?
231
Environmental Public Relations and Crisis Management Two Paradigmatic CasesBhopal and Exxon
245
Metropolitan Medical Strike Team Systems Responding to the Medical Demands of WMDNBC Events
259
Managing Urban Violence Cases in Hospital Emergency Departments
267
A New Use tor an Old Model Continuity of Government as a Framework for Local Emergency Managers
283
What Disaster Response Management Can Learn from Chaos Theory
293
The Psychology of Evacuation and the Design ot Policy
309
The Role of Technology and Human Factors in Emergency Management
327
The Intergovernmental Dimensions of Natural Disaster and Crisis Management in the United States
339
The Evolution of Emergency Management in America From a Painful Past to a Promising but Uncertain Future
357
Disaster Management in Hong Kong
531
Coping with Calamities Disaster Management in Bangladesh
545
Crisis Management in Japan Lessons from the Great HanshinAwaji Earthquake of 1995
559
Integrating Public Administration Science and Community Action A Case of EarlyWarning Success in Qinglong County for the Magnitude 78 Tangs...
581
Public Management and Natural Disasters A Case Study of Earthquake Management in Iran
617
Lebanon Culture and Crisis
627
Transforming Danger into Opportunity Jordan and the Refugee Crisis of 1990
649
Managing Terrorism as an Environmental Hazard
659
Planning tor Weapons of Mass DestructionNuclear Biological and Chemical Agents A LocalFederal Partnership
677
Emergency Managers tor the New Millennium
693
Coastal Hazard Mitigation in Florida
703
Planning tor Prevention Emergency Preparedness and Planning to Lessen the Potential for Crisis
723
Managing RefugeeAssistance Crises in the TwentyFirst Century The Intercultural Communication Factor
737
Index
767
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