Risk governance the articulation of hazard, politics and ecology

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Other Authors: Fra Paleo, Urbano (Editor)
Online Access:Link to e-book
Item Description:Includes index.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xxiii, 515 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Published: Dordrecht : Springer, 2015.
Access:License restrictions may limit access.
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Part I. Risk governance under conditions of increasing complexity, diversity and change
  • Chapter 2: Risk governance and resilience: New approaches to cope with uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Chapter 3: The problem of governance in the risk society: Envisaging strategies, managing not-knowing Chapter 4: Making sense of decentralization: Coping with the complexities of the urban environment
  • Chapter 5: Local governance and soft infrastructure for sustainability and resilience
  • Chapter 6: Understanding and conceptualizing risk in large-scale social-ecological systems
  • Chapter 7: Interest, interest, whose interest is at risk? Risk governance, issues management, and the fully functioning society
  • Chapter 8: The emergence of civil society: Networks in disasters, mitigation, and recovery
  • Chapter 9: Risk governance and the integration of different types of knowledge
  • Chapter 10: Educational governance in disaster risk reduction Chapter 11: The disaster epidemic
  • Chapter 12: An evaluation of risk management and emergency management. Relying on the concept of comprehensive vulnerability management for an integrated perspective
  • Chapter 13: Leadership and collaborative governance in managing emergencies and crises
  • Chapter 14: Structure, process, and agency in the evaluation of risk governance
  • Part II. Governance in regions and domains of risk
  • Chapter 15: Climate governance and climate change and society
  • Chapter 16: Climate change and the politics of uncertainty: Lessons from Iraq
  • Chapter 17: Water risk management, governance, IWRM and implementation
  • Chapter 18: The emergence of landscape governance in society-environment relationships
  • Chapter 19: Risk complexity and governance in mountain environments
  • Chapter 20: On the edge: Coastal governance and risk Chapter 21: Ocean governance and risk management
  • Chapter 22: Governance of megacity disaster risks: Confronting the contradictions
  • Chapter 23: Natech disaster risk reduction: Can integrated risk governance help?
  • Part III. Directions for further advancement in risk governance
  • Chapter 24: From risk society to security society
  • Chapter 25: Governing risk tolerability
  • Chapter 26: Risk and adaptive planning for coastal cities
  • Chapter 27: Risk governance and development
  • Chapter 28: Profiling risk governance in natural hazards contexts
  • Chapter 29: Risk governance and the social amplification of risk: A commentary
  • Chapter 30: Help or hindrance? The contribution of the resilience approach to risk governance
  • Chapter 31: Risk mitigation: We are all going to die
  • Chapter 32: Confronting the risk of large disasters in nature
  • Chapter 33: Transitions into and out of a crisis mode of socio-ecological systems
  • About the editor
  • Index.