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!
Susanna M. Hoffman and Roberto E. Barrios (eds.). 2020. Disaster Upon Disaster: Exploring the Gap Between Knowledge, Policy and Practice. New York, NY: Berghahn Books.
Ilan Kelman. 2020. Disaster by Choice: How our Actions Turn Natural Hazards into Catastrophes. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Shirley Laska (ed.). 2020. Louisiana's Response to Extreme Weather: A Coastal State's Adaptation Challenges and Successes. Cham, Switzerland: Springer.
Maggie Mort, Israel Rodriguez-Giralt and Ana Delicado (eds.). 2020. Children And Young People’s Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction. Bristol, United Kingdom: Policy Press.
Anthony Oliver-Smith and Susanna M. Hoffman (eds.) 2020. The Angry Earth: Disaster in Anthropological Perspective, 2nd Edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.
Risa Palm and Toby Bolsen. 2020. Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in South Florida: The View of Coastal Residents. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature.
Daniel P. Aldrich. 2019. Black Wave: How Networks and Governance Shaped Japan’s 3/11 Disasters. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
Jamie Aten. 2019. A Walking Disaster: What Surviving Katrina and Cancer Taught Me About Faith and Resilience. West Conshohocken, PA: Templeton Press.
Amanda D. Concha-Holmes and Anthony Oliver-Smith (eds.) 2019. Disasters in Paradise: Natural Hazards, Social Vulnerability, and Development Decisions. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Julie L. Drolet (ed.). 2019. Rebuilding Lives Post-Disaster. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
Alessandra Jerolleman 2019. Disaster Recovery Through the Lens of Justice. New York, NY: Palgrave MacMillan.
Jean Parker. 2019. Emergency Preparedness Through Community Cohesion: An Integral Approach to Resilience, 1st Edition. New York, NY: Routledge.
Jeffrey Peterson. 2019. A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and Rising Seas. Washington, DC: Island Press.
Kathleen Tierney. 2019. Disasters: A Sociological Approach. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
James Bohland, Jack Harrald, and Deborah Bronson. 2018. The Disaster Resiliency Challenge: Transforming Theory to Action. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Pub Ltd.
Lucy Easthope. 2018. The Recovery Myth: The Plans and Situated Realities of Post Disaster Response. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
Elaine Enarson and Bob Pease. 2018 (Paperback). Men, Masculinities and Disaster. New York, NY: Routledge.
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.
Heather Hansen. 2018. Wildfire: On the Front Lines with Station 8. Seattle, WA: Mountaineers Books.
Harald Hornmoen and Klas Backholm. 2018. Social Media Use in Crisis and Risk Communication: Emergencies, Concerns and Awareness. United Kingdom: Emerald Publishing Limited.
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..
Julie Maldando. 2018. Seeking Justice in an Energy Sacrifice Zone: Standing on Vanishing Land in Coastal Louisiana. New York, NY: Routledge.
Douglas Paton and Saut Sagala. 2018. Disaster Risk Reduction in Indonesia: Environmental, Social and Cultural Aspects. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Pub Ltd.
Ryan Alaniz. 2017. From Strangers to Neighbors: Post-Disaster Resettlement and Community Development in Honduras. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press.
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.
Heather Beal. 2017. Elephant Wind. Bremerton, WA: Train 4 Safety Press.
Jon Kusler. 2017. Government Liability for Flood Hazards. Windham, ME: Association of State Wetland Managers.
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,
Vinod Thomas. 2017. Climate Change and Natural Disasters: Transforming Economies and Policies for a Sustainable Future. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers.
Mark VanLandingham. 2017. Weathering Katrina: Culture and Recovery among Vietnamese-Americans. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.
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.