Disaster and Crisis Management: Public Management Perspectives

Disaster and Crisis Management: Public Management Perspectives

by Naim Kapucu, Arjen Boin

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ISBN-13: 9781317388487
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/02/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 160
File size: 560 KB

About the Author

Naim Kapucu is Professor of Public Policy and Administration in the School of Public Administration at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA. He has published widely in areas of public administration and emergency management, and has developed and taught emergency management and homeland security programmes at UCF. 

Arjen Boin is Professor of Public Institutions and Governance at the Institute of Political Science, Leiden University, The Netherlands. He has published widely on topics of crisis and disaster management. He is co-editor of Public Administration and managing partner of Crisisplan BV.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Studying Disaster and Crisis Management Naim Kapucu and Arjen Boin

1. Time and Crisis Julia Fleischer

2. The Vulnerability of Public Spaces: Challenges for UK hospitals under the ‘new’ terrorist threat Denis Fischbacher-Smith and Moira Fischbacher-Smith

3. The Core and Periphery of Emergency Management Networks: A multi-modal assessment of two evacuation-hosting networks from 2000 to 2009 Scott E. Robinson, Warren S. Eller, Melanie Gall and Brian J. Gerber

4. Managing Disaster Networks in India: A study of structure and effectiveness Triparna Vasavada

5. Managing the Impact of Disaster: Patterns of post-tsunami sheltering and duration of stay in South India Simon A. Andrew, Sudha Arlikatti and Marina Saitgalina

5. Solidarity as Political Strategy: Post-crisis reform following the French heatwave Paul Stephenson

6. Making Groceries: Leadership, free spaces and narratives of meaning in post-Katrina New Orleans Claire Menck and Richard A. Couto

7. The Resilient Organization: A critical appraisal Arjen Boin and Michel J. G. van Eeten

8. Economic Considerations in Designing Emergency Management Institutions and Policies for Transboundary Disasters Adam Rose and Tyler Kustra

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