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The Resource Designing resilience : preparing for extreme events, edited by Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, and Chris C. Demchak

Designing resilience : preparing for extreme events, edited by Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, and Chris C. Demchak

Label
Designing resilience : preparing for extreme events
Title
Designing resilience
Title remainder
preparing for extreme events
Statement of responsibility
edited by Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, and Chris C. Demchak
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Designing Resilience presents case studies of extreme events and analyzes the ability of affected individuals, institutions, governments, and technological systems to cope with disaster. Individual case studies, including Hurricane Katrina in the United States, the London bombings, and French preparedness for the Avian flu, are analyzed to determine effective and ineffective strategies.-- Publisher description
Member of
Cataloging source
CN8ML
Dewey number
363.34/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV551.2
LC item number
.D47 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Demchak, Chris C
  • Boin, Arjen
  • Comfort, Louise K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Preparedness
  • Emergency management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Disasters
  • Emergency management
  • Preparedness
  • Widerstandsfähigkeit
  • Katastrophenmanagement
  • Katastrofberedskap
  • Katastrofer
  • Krishantering
Label
Designing resilience : preparing for extreme events, edited by Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, and Chris C. Demchak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780822973706
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rise of resilience / Arjen Boin, Louise K. Comfort, and Chris C. Demchak -- Resilience : exploring the concept and its meanings / Mark de Bruijne, Arjen Boin, and Michel van Eeten -- Designing adaptive systems for disaster mitigation and response : the role of structure / Louise K. Comfort, Namkyung Oh, Gunes Ertan, and Steve Scheinert -- Lessons from the military : surprise, resilience, and the Atrium model / Chris C. Demchak -- Building resilience : macrodynamic constraints on governmental response to crises / Alasdair Roberts -- Federal disaster policy : learning, priorities, and prospects for resilience / Thomas A. Birkland -- Designing resilience : leadership challenges in complex administrative systems / Arjen Boin -- Rapid adaptation to threat : the London bombings of July 7, 2005 / David Alexander -- The Price of resilience : contrasting the theoretical ideal-type with organizational reality / Michel van Eeten, Arjen Boin, and Mark de Bruijne -- Planning for catastrophe : how France Is preparing for the Avian flu and what it means for resilience / Claude Gilbert -- The limits of self-reliance : international cooperation as a source of resilience / Mark Rhinard and Bengt Sundelius -- International disaster resilience : preparing for transnational disaster / Thomas W. Haase -- Designing resilient systems : integrating science, technology, and policy in international risk reduction / Hui Ling, Taieb Znati, and Louise K. Comfort -- Resilience revisited : an action agenda for managing extreme events / Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, and Chris C. Demchak
Control code
794700633
Extent
1 online resource (x, 349 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822973706
Lccn
2010011784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc2039267
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794700633
Label
Designing resilience : preparing for extreme events, edited by Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, and Chris C. Demchak
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780822973706
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rise of resilience / Arjen Boin, Louise K. Comfort, and Chris C. Demchak -- Resilience : exploring the concept and its meanings / Mark de Bruijne, Arjen Boin, and Michel van Eeten -- Designing adaptive systems for disaster mitigation and response : the role of structure / Louise K. Comfort, Namkyung Oh, Gunes Ertan, and Steve Scheinert -- Lessons from the military : surprise, resilience, and the Atrium model / Chris C. Demchak -- Building resilience : macrodynamic constraints on governmental response to crises / Alasdair Roberts -- Federal disaster policy : learning, priorities, and prospects for resilience / Thomas A. Birkland -- Designing resilience : leadership challenges in complex administrative systems / Arjen Boin -- Rapid adaptation to threat : the London bombings of July 7, 2005 / David Alexander -- The Price of resilience : contrasting the theoretical ideal-type with organizational reality / Michel van Eeten, Arjen Boin, and Mark de Bruijne -- Planning for catastrophe : how France Is preparing for the Avian flu and what it means for resilience / Claude Gilbert -- The limits of self-reliance : international cooperation as a source of resilience / Mark Rhinard and Bengt Sundelius -- International disaster resilience : preparing for transnational disaster / Thomas W. Haase -- Designing resilient systems : integrating science, technology, and policy in international risk reduction / Hui Ling, Taieb Znati, and Louise K. Comfort -- Resilience revisited : an action agenda for managing extreme events / Louise K. Comfort, Arjen Boin, and Chris C. Demchak
Control code
794700633
Extent
1 online resource (x, 349 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822973706
Lccn
2010011784
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
ebc2039267
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)794700633

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