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Thunderstorm and Tornado

The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

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David Etkin

Print publication date: December 2011
Online publication date: March 2012

Severe weather, including thunderstorms and tornadoes, contributes to disasters in many parts of the world. Extreme weather features such as hail, str    Read more...
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Livelihood Protection and Support for Disaster

The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

Authored by
David Sanderson

Print publication date: December 2011
Online publication date: March 2012

An early, influential conceptualisation of livelihoods was developed by Scoones (1998) and, also building on work by Swift (1989), was concerned prima    Read more...
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Hazard, Risk and Climate Change

The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

Authored by
David Simon

Print publication date: December 2011
Online publication date: March 2012

Climate change is undoubtedly one of the highest-profile environmental concerns of the early twenty-first century, and one with a profound impact on ‘    Read more...
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Religious Interpretations of Disaster

The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

Authored by
David Chester

Print publication date: December 2011
Online publication date: March 2012

Clinical psychology notes that people often appeal to deities when coping with severe stress, and this is also observed amongst those who are faced wi    Read more...
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Disability and Disaster

The Routledge Handbook of Hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction

Authored by
David Alexander

Print publication date: December 2011
Online publication date: March 2012

It is a fundamental principle in the modern world that people with disabilities be given the opportunity to participate in modern society with as few    Read more...
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A Note on the Politics of Place and Public Pedagogy

Handbook of Public Pedagogy

Authored by
David Stovall

Print publication date: December 2009
Online publication date: July 2010

A comrade often reminds me to understand urban public education as “contested space.” When I first heard this concept, I felt that I had an idea of wh    Read more...
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Critical Public Pedagogy and the Paidagogos

Handbook of Public Pedagogy

Authored by
Patrick A. Roberts

Print publication date: December 2009
Online publication date: July 2010

This chapter offers a brief look at the normative and political challenges of defining critical public pedagogy and its primary aim, the achievement o    Read more...
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Data Security Perspectives

Distributed Sensor Networks

Authored by
David W. Carman

Print publication date: September 2012
Online publication date: September 2012

Why do we need data security? Data generated and communicated by a sensor network can be thought of as property. Sensor network owners own this proper    Read more...
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Hugo Meltzl and “the principle of polyglottism”

The Routledge Companion to World Literature

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David Damrosch

Print publication date: September 2011
Online publication date: September 2011

Among the early proponents of world literature, none was more ambitious and intriguing than the Transylvanian comparatist Hugo Meltzl (1846–1908), co-    Read more...
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The International Criminal Court

Routledge Handbook of International Criminal Law

Authored by
David Scheffer

Print publication date: November 2010
Online publication date: November 2010

The development of international criminal law during the 21st century will arise primarily out of the jurisprudence of the permanent International Cri    Read more...
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