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Planning for Earthquakes: Risk, Politics, and Policy
     

Planning for Earthquakes: Risk, Politics, and Policy

by Philip R. Berke, Timothy Beatley
 
In 'Planning For Earthquakes' Philip R. Berke and Timothy Beatley examine the experiences of 260 earthquake-prone communities across the United States, from the West Coast to the East.

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In 'Planning For Earthquakes' Philip R. Berke and Timothy Beatley examine the experiences of 260 earthquake-prone communities across the United States, from the West Coast to the East.

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Examines the earthquake preparations--such as building codes, mapping quake-prone areas, and land-use decision--in 260 communities across the country, focusing on areas that are earthquake prone. Concludes that planning works best when technological considerations are balanced by people's values and preferences. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780801842559
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
05/01/1992
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.31(h) x 0.89(d)

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