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    Naim Kapucu, Alpaslan Özerdem, Abdul-Akeem Sadiq
    Summary: "Managing Emergencies and Crises: Global Perspectives is primarily for graduate level students and instructors who study and research on a wide range of socio-economic and political issues related to the management of 'natural' disasters from a 'social disaster' perspective. From a broad perspective this book covers various concepts including prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery, as well as vulnerability and risk assessment that need to be understood by those in the emergency management field"-- Provided by publisher. "As the scale, frequency, and intensity of crises faced by the world have dramatically increased over the last decade, there is a critical need for a careful stocktaking on the knowledge of managing disasters. Managing Emergencies and Crises: Global Perspectives clearly and comprehensively explores the most important concepts of emergency and crisis management, such as mitigation, protection, prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, and vulnerability and risk assessment, and illustrates them with cases involving disasters and emergencies worldwide. Substantially revised, the Second Edition has been reorganized and includes two new and timely chapters on terrorism and emergency management and public health emergencies and crises. It also provides an emphasis on management and leadership and cross-sector governance from interdisciplinary and global perspectivesKey Features:- Two new chapters: Terrorism and Emergency Management and Public Health Emergencies and Crises. - Diverse scholarly perspectives are presented to guide readers' understanding of various concepts in the emergency and crisis management field. - Rich and diverse case studies illustrate how various stakeholders, including emergency program managers, respond in crisis and emergency management situation. - Navigate eBook Access (included with the print text) provides online or offline access to the digital textbook"-- Provided by publisher.

    Hazards, Disasters, and Vulnerability
    Prevention, Mitigation, and Preparedness
    Response and Recovery
    Risk Perception and Communication
    Community Disaster Resilience
    Emergency and Crisis Management Stakeholders
    Decision Making in Managing Emergencies and Crises
    Leadership in Managing Emergencies and Crises
    Building an Effective Emergency Management Organization
    Evaluation and Accountability
    Public Health Emergencies and Crises
    Terrorism and Emergency Management
    International Actors and Perspectives
    Future Directions in Emergency and Crisis Management.
    Digital Access R2Library 2023