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Abstract

This book provides a global view of the social effects of disaster in developed and developing countries. It focuses on the 1994 Northridge Earthquake in the US and other recent disasters to examine vulnerability and post-disaster recovery strategies. The authors also explore the ways state policy can reduce vulnerability in the future.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages272
ISBN (Electronic)9780203028070
ISBN (Print)020317299X, 9780415178976
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 19 2006

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The Northridge earthquake : Vulnerability and disaster. / Bolin, Robert; Stanford, Lois.

Taylor and Francis, 2006. 272 p.

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Bolin, Robert ; Stanford, Lois. / The Northridge earthquake : Vulnerability and disaster. Taylor and Francis, 2006. 272 p.
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