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The True Golden Hour: How People Respond in Emergencies
     

The True Golden Hour: How People Respond in Emergencies

by Hayim Granot
 

The True Golden Hour offers a unique understanding of the latest findings on population reaction to natural or man-made disasters all over the world; and in particular enhanced by Israeli extensive experience. This updated edition of the book shows that, contrary to popular belief, people can deal with pressures derived from the most difficult emergency situations

Overview

The True Golden Hour offers a unique understanding of the latest findings on population reaction to natural or man-made disasters all over the world; and in particular enhanced by Israeli extensive experience. This updated edition of the book shows that, contrary to popular belief, people can deal with pressures derived from the most difficult emergency situations such as floods, fires, earthquakes, and more. Professor Hayim Granot, a leading Israeli authority with recognized international standing in this area, has extensive background in civil defense practice. In The True Golden Hour, he combines comprehensive knowledge of worldwide research on human behavior under extreme circumstances with his own practical experience during the Gulf War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780978252601
Publisher:
Key Publishing House Inc
Publication date:
03/20/2009
Pages:
135
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)

Meet the Author

Professor Hayim Granot was a researcher at the City University of New York. He taught sociology at Long Island University and at the Graduate School of Social Work at Rutgers University in New Jersey. In 1970 he was appointed to the School of Social Work at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, where he served till 2002. Professor Granot established the Mass Emergencies Project at Bar-Ilan University with its emphasis on applied solutions for human problems in emergencies and disasters. He served as a senior consultant to civil defense headquarters and other emergency agencies on community response and behavior in emergencies.

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