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Disaster Studies

Disability and Disaster

Explorations and Exchanges

Editors: Kelman, I., Stough, L. (Eds.)

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Disability and Disaster adds disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies. The book includes writings by international scholars and first-hand narratives from individuals with disabilities affected by disasters around the globe. Hazards described in these narratives include earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, fires, and war.

About the authors

Andy Cox, USA Angélica Dotto Londero, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil Anna Opland Stenersen, Norway Åsun Øien Josefsen, Norway. Brenda D. Phillips, Ohio University-Chillicothe, USA. Carlos Kaiser Mansilla, ONG Inclusiva, Chile Christy Hardinger, USA. Corinna Villar Cole, Sam Houston State University, USA.  David Alexander, University College London, UK. Anonymous Glen W. White, University of Kansas, USA. Inge Komardjaja, Research Institute for Human Settlements, Korea Jane Kihungi, Kenya Jean-Luc Simon, Disabled People's International (DPI), Italy June Isaacson Kailes, Center for Disability and Health Policy at Western University of Health Sciences, USA. Kelen Ferreira, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil Khanh Thanh Nguyen, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration, Norway Lori Peek, Colorado State University, USA. Marcie Roth, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), USA. Marcos Eduardo Barquero Varela, Costa Rica Mataiti Mataiti, Cook Islands Mercy Yazmin Rincón Ardila, Colombia Síglia Camargo, Ph.D., Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil. Subhasis Bhadra, Gautam Buddha University, India. Veronica A. Johnson, USA.

Table of contents (25 chapters)

  • (Dis)Ability and (Dis)Aster

    Kelman, Ilan (et al.)

    Pages 3-14

  • Disability and Disaster: An Overview

    Alexander, David

    Pages 15-29

  • Inclusive Emergency Management for People with Disabilities Facing Disaster

    Phillips, Brenda D.

    Pages 31-49

  • One (Mis)step from (Personal) Disaster: Being Blind

    Kelman, Ilan (et al.)

    Pages 53-57

  • One Should Remain Calm

    Varela, Marcos Eduardo Barquero

    Pages 59-60

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-48600-4
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  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-48599-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Disability and Disaster
Book Subtitle
Explorations and Exchanges
Editors
  • I. Kelman
  • L. Stough
Series Title
Disaster Studies
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-48600-4
DOI
10.1057/9781137486004
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-48599-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 197
Topics