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Title The political economy of hazards and disasters [electronic resource] / edited by Eric C. Jones and Arthur D. Murphy.

Imprint Lanham : AltaMira Press, c2009.


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Description xiv, 351 p. : ill., maps.
Series Society for economic anthropology (SEA) monographs ; no. 27
Society for Economic Anthropology monographs ; v. 27.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Linking broad-scale political economic contexts to fine-scale economic consequences in disaster research / Eric C. Jones and Arthur D. Murphy -- Anthropology and the political economy of disasters / Anthony Oliver-Smith -- "The dam is becoming dangerous and may possibly go" : the paleodemography and political economy of the Johnstown flood of 1889 / Leslie Lea Williams -- The invisible toll of Katrina : how social and economic resources are altering the recovery experience among Katrina evacuees in Colorado / Megan Underhill -- Recovering inequality : democracy, the market economy, and the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire / Shelly Brown-Jeffy and Steve Kroll-Smith -- Weak winters : dynamic decision-making in the face of extended drought in Ceará, Northeast Brazil / Timothy J. Finan -- The impact of volcanic hazards on the ancient Olmec and epi-Olmec economies in the Los Tuxtlas Region, Veracruz, Mexico / Olaf Jaime-Riverón and Christopher Pool -- If the pyroclastic flow doesn't kill you, the recovery will : cascading impacts of Mt. Tungurahua's eruptions in rural Ecuador / Linda M. Whiteford and Graham A. Tobin -- When the lights go out : understanding natural hazard and merchant "brownout" behavior in the provincial Philippines / Ty Matejowsky -- Where others fear to trade : modeling adaptive resilience in ethnic trading networks to famines, maritime warfare, and imperial stability in the growing Indian Ocean economy, ca. 1500-1700 CE / Rahul Oka, Chapurukha M. Kusimba, and Vishwas D. Gogte -- Madagascar's cyclone vulnerability and the global vanilla economy / Margaret L. Brown -- Learning from disaster? Mad cows, squatter fires, and temporality in repeated crises / Alan Smart and Josephine Smart -- "Hurricanes did not just start happening" : expectations of intervention in the Mississippi Gulf Coast casino industry / Jennifer Trivedi -- From the Phoenix effect to punctuated entropy : the culture of response as a unifying paradigm of disaster mitigation and recovery / Christopher L. Dyer.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Disasters -- Case studies.
Disasters -- Economic aspects.
Emergency management.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Jones, Eric C., 1970-
Murphy, Arthur D.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780759113091 (cloth : alk. paper)
0759113092 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780759113114 (electronic)
0759113114 (electronic)

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