Natural Hazard Mitigation Policy Implementation, Organizational Choice, and Contextual Dynamics

The negative consequences of natural hazard events are staggering and growing. Governments are acting to increase community resilience, reduce losses, and facilitate recovery, but these actions do not always yield anticipated consequences. This book is a compelling interdisciplinary analysis of Cali...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Alesch, Daniel J., Arendt, Lucy A. (Author), Petak, William J. (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2012, 2012
Edition:1st ed. 2012
Series:Environmental Hazards
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: SB 1953: The origins and the experience through 2010
  • Part 2: Obstacles to implementation: Beyond the usual suspects
  • Part 3: Beyond the usual suspects: The regulated parties, prerequisities to action, and the hazard mitigation investment decision
  • Part 4: Beyond the usual suspects: Public policy design and contextual dynamics
  • Part 5: Putting it all together.