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

Daniel P. Aldrich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226638263
eISBN:
9780226638577
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226638577.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Japan's triple disasters - earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown- on March 11 2011 took more than 18,400 lives and caused $235 billion in damage across the Tohoku region. This book tackles ... More


Operative Adaptive Systems: 1999 Duzce, Turkey; 2009 Padang, Indonesia; 2011 Tohoku, Japan; And 2015 Nepal Response and Recovery Systems

Louise K. Comfort

in The Dynamics of Risk: Changing Technologies and Collective Action in Seismic Events

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691165370
eISBN:
9780691186023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165370.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter details the findings and analysis for operative adaptive systems. Four earthquake response and recovery systems included in this study fall in this initial category of operative adaptive ... More


Think tanks and policy analysis: meeting the challenges of think tanks in Japan

Mika Shimizu

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This Chapter is designed to address the challenges of present Japan think tanks, with a focus on policy analysis, through the three areas of analysis: 1) an overview of think tanks in Japan by ... More


The Peripheral U-Turn

David Leheny

in Empire of Hope: The Sentimental Politics of Japanese Decline

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501729072
eISBN:
9781501729089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501729072.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

From 2004-2009, members of the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science undertook a five-year study entitled Kibōgaku (Hope-ology, translated formally as The Social Sciences of Hope). ... More


Escape to Sendai: 1896–1898

William E. Naff

in The Kiso Road: The Life and Times of Shimazaki Toson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832186
eISBN:
9780824871673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832186.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter focuses on Shimazaki Tōson's time in Sendai during the period 1896–1898. It begins with a background on Sendai and its place in Japanese culture and proceeds by discussing Tōson's ... More


Reinsurance: A Market for Acts of God

Paula Jarzabkowski, Rebecca Bednarek, and Paul Spee

in Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199664764
eISBN:
9780191811487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664764.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Chapter 1 explains the structure of, and key players in, the reinsurance market; the insurers (cedents), reinsurers, and brokers. This book focuses on the reinsurers who, despite being competitors, ... More


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