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 The Ark, Communal Well‐being, and Women: Pattern 7

Paul Borgman

in David, Saul, and God: Rediscovering an Ancient Story

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331608
eISBN:
9780199868001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331608.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The ark makes a significant appearance in five major sequences within the broader David story. Taken together, these five sequences involving the ark indicate the centrality of communal concerns in ... More


Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book explores the media experiences of the dual disasters to hit the Gulf Coast within five years, Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Disaster. The disaster journalism is compared ... More


On the Quai at Smyrna

David Roessel

in In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195143867
eISBN:
9780199871872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143867.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This chapter explores the dominant status of Hemingway's text for writing in English about events in postwar Asia Minor. It argues that the Smyrna Disaster is the first event in modern Greek history ... More


Consuming Katrina: Public Disaster and Personal Narrative

Kate Parker Horigan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817884
eISBN:
9781496817921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817884.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

When survivors are seen as agents in their own stories, they will be seen as agents in their own recovery. A better grasp on the processes of narration and memory is critical for improved disaster ... More


Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Death is simultaneously silent, and very loud, in political life. Politicians and media scream about potential threats lurking behind every corner, but academic discourse often neglects mortality. ... More


Boru-vedak (a work of lies): looking for Libeskind in Sri Lanka

James Thompson

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

James Thompson’s photo-essay Looking for Libeskind documents a break down in humanitarian aid. Following the Tsunami that destroyed parts of Sri Lanka, a new housing scheme was planned that involved ... More


Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster, and the Global Aid Market

Gilles Carbonnier

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491543
eISBN:
9780190638467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491543.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Linking theory with policy and practice, this book is the first to introduce humanitarian economics as an emerging field of study that encompasses the economic and political economy dimensions of ... More


Conclusion

Andrea Miller, Shearon Roberts, and Victoria LaPoe

in Oil and Water: Media Lessons from Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039720
eISBN:
9781626740174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039720.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter summarizes the media lessons that disaster journalists and consumers can learn from crises such as the Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster. The media lessons from ... More


Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components

Emily Ying Yang Chan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198835479
eISBN:
9780191873140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835479.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components is an introductory to intermediate level textbook and reference book for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as healthcare ... More


International Level: How Institutions Save Lives

Daniel P. Aldrich

in Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan's 3/11 Disasters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Chapter 6 leaves behind a domestic focus to place the experiences of Japanese residents in a global context through data gathered from crises in China, Haiti, and India, among other nations. This ... More


Partnering on Development

Jonathan S. Addleton

in Mongolia and the United States: A Diplomatic History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139941
eISBN:
9789888180868
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139941.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter surveys the 20-year history of development partnerships between the United States and Mongolia, focusing especially on the work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and ... More


Containing the spectacle: disaster management

Charlotte Heath-Kelly

in Death and Security: Memory and Mortality at the Bombsite

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781784993139
eISBN:
9781526120991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993139.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Interpreting security as the effacement of mortality enables us to dramatically broaden the scope of research to include non-anticipatory temporalities of security. In this chapter, present-tense ... More


Resisting the Disaster: Between Exhaustion and Creation

Barbara Glowczewski

in Indigenising Anthropology with Guattari and Deleuze

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474450300
eISBN:
9781474476911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474450300.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter responds to debates on the anthropocene, by transversalising planetarian social, technological and natural disasters suffered in Africa, the Pacific, Brazil, Haïti and elsewhere, through ... More


Women with Disabilities: Recollections from Across the Decades

Mary MacMakin

in Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520261853
eISBN:
9780520948990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520261853.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses how Afghan women have coped across the decades with physical disabilities, most of which today are the result of war and land mines, and starts by presenting an overview of ... More


Poor Relief Under Stress

John McCallum

in Poor Relief and the Church in Scotland, 1560-1650

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474427272
eISBN:
9781474453929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474427272.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter examines the performance of relief systems during times of particular challenge or crisis. The book’s approach as a whole is critical of the tendency to judge relief systems primarily by ... More


Disaster Economics

Gilles Carbonnier

in Humanitarian Economics: War, Disaster, and the Global Aid Market

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190491543
eISBN:
9780190638467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190491543.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter focuses on the distribution of disaster costs and benefits over both the short and long run, and looks at the humanitarian consequences of earthquakes, floods, drought, hurricanes and ... More


The Immigrant Experience in Hurricane Season

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter assesses how the effects of Hurricane Harvey in August of 2017 were especially painful for immigrant families, many of whom feared that reporting property damage and losses caused by the ... More


Broken Places

Marianne E. Krasny and Keith G. Tidball

in Civic Ecology: Adaptation and Transformation from the Ground Up

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028653
eISBN:
9780262327169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028653.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Broken places, also referred to as red zones, are places that suffer from poverty, crime, war, disaster, and environmental degradation. When they are created by sudden disturbances such as hurricanes ... More


The Last Book: The Writing of the Disaster (1974 –1980)

Christophe Bident

in Maurice Blanchot: A Critical Biography

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823281763
eISBN:
9780823284825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281763.003.0059
Subject:
Philosophy, General

A substantial chapter dealing with Blanchot’s last major work, The Writing of the Disaster. Its slow genesis throughout the 1970s is explored, as is its continued experimentation with fragmentary ... More


Natural Disasters and the Insurance Industry

Angelika Wirtz

in The Economic Impacts of Natural Disasters

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199841936
eISBN:
9780199950157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199841936.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Overall and insured losses of natural disasters are steadily increasing and reach record highs. The worldwide insurance and reinsurance industry plays an important role to provide immediate financial ... More


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