Social Vulnerability Approach to Disasters
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Social Vulnerability Approach to Disasters

        

Social Vulnerability Approach to Disasters

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This course introduces students to an approach to understanding hazards and disasters grounded in social vulnerability analysis. Using a multi-disciplinary approach, we will examine historical, geographical, social, and cultural factors and conditions that put people differentially at risk before, during, and after disasters. In particular, the course will focus on global, national, regional, and local patterns of development. Drawing on current theory and research, field studies, class... More
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Date Added to MERLOT: July 07, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 07, 2006
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Submitter: Don Beckering

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: English
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