Disaster Policy Implementation: Managing Programs under Shared Governance

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461292708
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 9/30/2011
  • Series: Disaster Research in Practice Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
  • Pages: 210
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Disaster Policy in Perspective.- Disaster Policy Dilemmas.- Shared Governance of Disaster Policy.- The Implementation Perspective.- Federal Management of Shared Governance.- A Quick Look Ahead.- I Implementation Issues and Disaster Policy.- 2 Intergovernmental Implementation.- Shared Governance.- Intergovernmental Program Implemention.- Shared Governance and Program Management.- 3 The Organizational Context.- Recasting the Organizational Structure.- The Birth of FEMA: A New Agency of Old Fiefdoms.- Reassessing Reorganization.- 4 Case Study Design.- Disaster Policy and Shared Governance.- Methodological Notes.- Overview of the Analysis.- II Intergovernmental Implementation of Disaster Policies.- 5 Floodplain Regulation.- The Federal Policy and Organizational Context.- Establishing a State Role.- Analyzing State-Level Variation in Floodplain Management.- Shared Governance and Floodplain Regulation.- 6 Dam Safety Mobilization.- The Federal Policy Context.- Mobilizing State Dam Safety Efforts.- Shared Governance and Dam Safety.- 7 Earthquake Preparedness Collaboration.- The Federal Policy and Organizational Context.- Federal and State Collaboration.- Shared Governance and Collaboration.- 8 Crisis Relocation Planning: Degenerative Collaboration.- The Federal Policy Context.- CRP Collaboration and Degeneration.- Responding to Resistance from Below.- Shared Governance and Degenerative Collaboration.- III Considering Federal Management Issues.- 9 Contrasting Implementation Experiences.- Contrasting Modes of Shared Governance.- Considering Program Specifics.- State Innovations.- Shared Governance and Program Management.- 10 Management Strategies for Disaster Policies.- Considering the Context.- FEMA’s Search for a Strategy.- Considering Management Choices.- Designing Future Management Strategies.- 11 Implementation Research Revisited.- Reassessing Implementation Propositions.- Concluding Observations.- References.- Appendix: List of Interviews.

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