Understanding Social Vulnerability

Fordham, Maureen, Lovekamp, William, Thomas, Deborah and Phillips, Brenda (2013) Understanding Social Vulnerability. In: Social Vulnerability to Disasters 2nd Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 1-29. ISBN 9781466516373

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Abstract

This opening chapter provides an overview of why understanding social vulnerability matters for the practice and research of disaster management. The chapter content contrasts the historically dominant hazards paradigm with that of the social vulnerability paradigm and concludes with an overview of upcoming sections and chapters.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: L300 Sociology
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Architecture and Built Environment
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Depositing User: Maureen Fordham
Date Deposited: 11 Jun 2014 15:07
Last Modified: 11 May 2017 03:45
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/16557

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