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A Role for Citizen Science in Disaster and Conflict Recovery and Resilience

Keith G. Tidball and Marianne E. Krasny

in Citizen Science: Public Participation in Environmental Research

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449116
eISBN:
9780801463952
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449116.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter examines how citizen science can contribute to community resilience in situations of human vulnerability within the context of civic ecology. Drawing from the disaster, conflict, natural ... More


Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

Karl F. Seidman

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945511
eISBN:
9780199333189
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945511.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This book documents grassroots rebuilding efforts in New Orleans neighborhoods after hurricane Katrina and draws lessons on their contribution to the post-disaster recovery of cities. Two ... More


Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Stefan Greiving, Michio Ubaura, and Jaroslav Tesliar (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Worldwide, the urban development and disaster management arena finds itself at a critical crossroad. This is driven by rapid urbanization (and de-urbanization) as well as a growing volume of damage ... More


Spatial planning for housing recovery after the Great East Japan Earthquake

Tamiyo Kondo and Yuka Karatani

in Spatial Planning and Resilience Following Disasters: International and Comparative Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447323587
eISBN:
9781447323617
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447323587.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Spatial planning for housing recovery and disaster risk reduction by the government sector after the Great East Japan Earthquake are too limited to collective relocation "project" and land use ... More


Squandered Resources?: Grounded Realities of Recovery in Post-Tsunami Sri Lanka

Kanchana N. Ruwanpura

in The Neoliberal Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, Late Capitalism, and the Remaking of New Orleans

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816673247
eISBN:
9781452946962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816673247.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the geographies of resettlement and reconstruction in Sri Lankan communities following the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. It first considers the similarities between Sri Lanka and ... More


Losing Ground: The Cultural Politics of Cultural Landscapes in Plaquemines Parish

W. D. Wilkerson

in Culture after the Hurricanes: Rhetoric and Reinvention on the Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734904
eISBN:
9781621032540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734904.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores how pre-Katrina cultural policy, when combined with post-Karina environmental (mis)management and disaster recovery policies, has desperately endangered the cultural life of one ... More


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