Disaster Management and Civil Society: Earthquake Relief in Japan, Turkey and India

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2006 - Political Science - 142 pages

This analysis of the aftermath of earthquakes in Japan, Turkey and India reveals important insights into how the outcome of each was affected by the different styles of state-society relationships. Using a comparative approach the book also seeks to draw out patterns and lessons that can be applied more generally to societies in the aftermath of such events. The result is a groundbreaking work that will be of major importance to all those whose work involves them in dealing with the aftermath of disasters and major conflict

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About the author (2006)

Alpaslan Ozerdem is a member of the Post-war Reconstruction and Development Unit at the University of York, UK. Tim Jacoby is a member of the Institute for Development Policy and Management at the University of Manchester.

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