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Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster / Edition 1

Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster / Edition 1

by Mitsuo Yamakawa, Daisaku Yamamoto
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ISBN-13: 9781138193819
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/02/2016
Series: Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change Series
Pages: 194
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mitsuo Yamakawa is Professor of Economic Geography at Teikyo University and Extraordinary Professor of Fukushima Future Center for Regional Revitalization (FURE) at Fukushima University.

Daisaku Yamamoto is Associate Professor of Geography and Asian Studies at Colgate University, New York, USA.

Table of Contents


Mitsuo Yamakawa, Katsumi Nakai, Daisaku Yamamoto

1. Shaky Ground: The Geophysical Dynamics and Sustained Seismicity of the 2011 Off the Pacific Coast of Tohoku Earthquake
Yosuke Nakamura

2. Outline of an Invisible Disaster: Physio-Spatial Processes and the Diffusion and Deposition of Radioactive Materials from the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Kencho Kawatsu, Kenji Ohse, Kyo Kitayama

3. Place Stigmatization Through Geographic Miscommunication: Fallout of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Takashi Oda

4. Living in Suspension: Conditions and Prospects of Evacuees from the Eight Municipalities of the Futaba District
Mitsuo Yamakawa

5. Displacement and Hope After Adversity: Narratives of Evacuees Following the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
Naoko Horikawa

6. How Safe is Safe Enough? The Politics of Decontamination in Fukushima
David W. Edgington

7. Decontamination-Intensive Reconstruction Policy in Fukushima Under Governmental Budget Constraint
Noritsugu Fujimoto

8. Living with Contamination: Alternative Perspectives and Lessons From The Marshall Islands
Sasha Davis and Jessica Hayes-Conroy

9. Radioactive Contamination of Forest Commons: Impairment of Minor Subsistence Practices as an Overlooked Obstacle to Recovery in the Evacuated Areas
Hiroyuki Kaneko

10. Refusing Facile Conclusions and Continuing to Tackle an Aggregating Disaster
Mitsuo Yamakawa and Daisaku Yamamoto

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