New Reads

The Natural Hazards Center New Reads series features recent books, edited volumes, and monographs written by members of our hazards and disaster community. Below you will find the citation information, as well as a brief description of hot-off-the-press publications!

2018

Supriya Akerkar and Rhea Bhardwaj. 2018. Good Practice Guide: Embedding Inclusion of Older People and People with Disabilities in Humanitarian Policy and Practice. London, England: ADCAP.

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Lucy Easthope. 2018. The Recovery Myth: The Plans and Situated Realities of Post Disaster Response. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Kelly Frailing and Dee Wood Harper. 2018. Toward a Criminology of Disaster: What We Know and What We Need to Find Out. London, England: Palgrave Macmillan.

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Scott Frickel and James R. Elliott. 2018. Sites Unseen: Uncovering Hidden Hazards in American Cities. New York: Russell Sage Foundation and the American Sociological Association’s Rose Series in Sociology.

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Heather Hansen. 2018. Wildfire: On the Front Lines with Station 8. Seattle, WA: Mountaineers Books.

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Steve Kroll-Smith. 2018. Recovering Inequality, Hurricane Katrina, the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906 and the Aftermath of Disaster. Austin, Texas: The University of Texas Press..

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Havidán Rodríguez, William Donner, and Joseph Trainor (eds.). 2018. Handbook of Disaster Research, Second Edition. New York, NY: Springer.

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2017

Ryan Alaniz. 2017. From Strangers to Neighbors: Post-Disaster Resettlement and Community Development in Honduras. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.

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Gonzalo Bacigalupe, Javier Velasco-Martín, Andrés Rosenberg, and Pedro Berríos. 2017. Social Media for Emergency: Evidence and Recommendations for Disaster Management, Spanish Edition. Santiago, Chile: CIGIDEN.

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Heather Beal. 2017. Elephant Wind. Bremerton, WA: Train 4 Safety Press.

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Arjen Boin, Paul ‘t Hart, Eric Stern, and Bengt Sundelius. 2017. The Politics of Crisis Management: Public Leadership Under Pressure, Second Edition. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

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Lindsay Brugger and Rachel Minnery (eds.). 2017. AIA Disaster Assistance Handbook, Third Edition. New York, NY: American Institute of Architects.

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Michèle Companion and Miriam Chaiken (eds.). 2017. Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

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Jon Kusler. 2017. Government Liability for Flood Hazards. Windham, ME: Association of State Wetland Managers.

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Barbara Lucini. 2017. The Other Side of Resilience to Terrorism: A Portrait of a Resilient-Healthy City. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Barbara Lucini. 2017. The Other Side of Resilience to Terrorism A Portrait of a Resilient-Healthy City, AG,

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Alka Sapat and Ann-Margaret Esnard (eds.). 2017. Coming Home after Disaster: Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

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Vinod Thomas. 2017. Climate Change and Natural Disasters: Transforming Economies and Policies for a Sustainable Future. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.

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Juha Uitto, Jyotsna Puri, and Rob van den Berg (eds.). 2017. Evaluating Climate Change Action for Sustainable Development. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Open.

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Nicolas Valcik and Paul Tracy. 2017. Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management, Second Edition. New York, NY: Routledge.

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Mark VanLandingham. 2017. Weathering Katrina: Culture and Recovery among Vietnamese-Americans. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.

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Questions or Updates?

If you are an author of a recent publication or have recommendations for other New Reads to be included on this list, please contact Jennifer Tobin for more information on this new series.