From Disaster Response to Risk Management: Australia's National Drought Policy by Linda C. BotterillFrom Disaster Response to Risk Management: Australia's National Drought Policy by Linda C. Botterill

From Disaster Response to Risk Management: Australia's National Drought Policy

EditorLinda C. Botterill

Paperback | October 28, 2010

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An academically focused collection of papers highlighting the successes and challenges of a move from disaster to risk management in responding to drought. The book passes on the experiences gained from Australia's trail-blazing new policy, introduced in 1992.
(a) Dr Linda Botterill is a Post Doctoral Fellow in the National Europe Centre at the Australian National University where she is undertaking research on agricultural policy in Australia and Europe. She also lectures in political science in the School of Social Sciences. Dr Botterill has extensive experience in public policy having wor...
Title:From Disaster Response to Risk Management: Australia's National Drought PolicyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0 inPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:904816799X

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Table of Contents

Foreword. Contributors. Abbreviations. Glossary. Introduction - L. C. Botterill, D.A. Wilhite. Ch 1 Living In The Australian Environment - Mark Stafford Smith. Ch 2 Climate And Drought In The Subtropics-The Australian Example - J.A. Lindesay. Ch 3 Indigenous Water Philosophy In An Uncertain Land - D. Rose. Ch 4 Late Twentieth Century Approaches To Living With Uncertainty: The National Drought Policy - L.C. Botterill. Ch 5 Managing Risk? Social Policy Responses In Time Of Drought - D. Stehlik. Ch 6 Drought, News Media And Policy Debate - I. Ward. Ch 7 At The Intersection Of Science And Politics: Defining Exceptional Drought - D.H. White, L.C. Botterill, B. O'Meagher. Ch 8 Drought Risk As A Negotiated Construct - P. Hayman, P. Cox. Ch 9 Prospects For Insuring Against Drought In Australia - G. Hertzler. Ch 10 Policy For Agricultural Drought In Australia: An Economics Perspective - B. O'Meagher. Ch 11 Drought Policy And Preparedness: The Australian Experience In An International Context - D.A. Wilhite. Ch 12 Lessons For Australia And Beyond - L.C. Botterill. References.