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Chaos Organization and Disaster Management
     

Chaos Organization and Disaster Management

by Alan Kirschenbaum
 

ISBN-10: 0824747151

ISBN-13: 9780824747152

Pub. Date: 11/18/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Analyzes definitions of preparedness, evaluations of risk, and set social structures that negatively impact formal disaster organization efficacy. Demonstrates the fundamental flaws of disaster management agencies by inspecting disasters from the perspective of potential victims and proposes an innovative model of disaster management centering on privatization.

Overview

Analyzes definitions of preparedness, evaluations of risk, and set social structures that negatively impact formal disaster organization efficacy. Demonstrates the fundamental flaws of disaster management agencies by inspecting disasters from the perspective of potential victims and proposes an innovative model of disaster management centering on privatization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824747152
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/18/2003
Series:
Public Administration and Public Policy Series , #105
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

The Official Organizing of Chaos
Creating Disasters
Preparing for the Worst
Are Disaster Agencies Effective?
The Other Side-Victims Perspective
The Power of Tradition
The Odds of Being a Victim
The Mother Hen Effect
Alternative Organizational Forms
Disaster Communities as Survival Mechanisms
Privatizing Disaster Management

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