Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks by Robin L. ErsingSurviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks by Robin L. Ersing

Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks

EditorRobin L. Ersing, Kathleen A. Kost

Paperback | June 15, 2012

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Disasters both man-made and natural strike every population. Some communities are more resilient than others. Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social Networks is a timely tool for disaster planning and relief efforts, exploring the impact community ties-strong and weak-have on response to andrecovery from disasters. The book covers the basics of disaster response and the role of social networks, providing essential terminology, theories, analysis, and case examples, with descriptions of methods that worked and did not work for a variety of populations facing different types of disasterswithin and outside the United States.
Robin L. Ersing (MSW, PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo) is associate professor of social work at the University of South Florida, Tampa. She has a passionate interest in disaster recovery and prevention research and has published on the subject many times. Kathleen A. Kost (MA, MSSW, PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison) is...
Title:Surviving Disaster: The Role of Social NetworksFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.9 × 5.91 × 0.39 inPublished:June 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190616180

ISBN - 13:9780190616182