The Power of the Powerless: Citizens Against the State in Central Eastern Europe / Edition 1

The Power of the Powerless: Citizens Against the State in Central Eastern Europe / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0873327616
ISBN-13:
9780873327619
Pub. Date:
01/01/1985
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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The Power of the Powerless: Citizens Against the State in Central Eastern Europe / Edition 1

Designed as an introduction to emergency management, this book includes pieces on: social, political, and fiscal aspects of risk management; land-use planning and building code enforcement regulations; insurance issues; emergency management systems; and managing natural and manmade disasters.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873327619
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/01/1985
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 271,666
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.68(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

This is the first concise introduction to emergency management, the emerging profession that deals with disasters from floods and earthquakes to terrorist attacks. Twenty case studies illustrate the handling of actual disasters including the Northridge Earthquake and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Discussion questions and guides to on-line information sources facilitate use of the book in the classroom and professional training programs.

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