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The Resource Disasters and democracy : the politics of extreme natural events, Rutherford H. Platt with contributions by Miriam Gradie Anderson ... [et al.]

Disasters and democracy : the politics of extreme natural events, Rutherford H. Platt with contributions by Miriam Gradie Anderson ... [et al.]

Label
Disasters and democracy : the politics of extreme natural events
Title
Disasters and democracy
Title remainder
the politics of extreme natural events
Statement of responsibility
Rutherford H. Platt with contributions by Miriam Gradie Anderson ... [et al.]
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Platt, Rutherford H
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disaster relief
  • Disaster relief
  • Natural disasters
  • Natural disasters
Label
Disasters and democracy : the politics of extreme natural events, Rutherford H. Platt with contributions by Miriam Gradie Anderson ... [et al.]
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-308) and index
Contents
  • Pt. 2.
  • Property rights and the takings issue
  • Property rights organizations; backlash against regulation
  • Jessica Spelke Jansujwicz
  • The takings issue and the regulation of hazardous areas
  • Rutherford H. Platt and Alexandra D. Dawson
  • Pt. 3.
  • Case Studies
  • Fire Island; the politics of coastal erosion
  • Rutherford H. Platt, David Scherf, and K. Beth O'Donnell
  • Introduction: Disasters before 1950; coping without Congress
  • St. Charles County, Missouri; Federal dollars and the 1933 flood
  • Miriam Gradie Anderson and Rutherford H. Platt
  • The Bay area; one disaster after another
  • Conclusion and recommendations
  • Pt. 1.
  • Federalizing disasters: From compassion to entitlement
  • Shouldering the burden; Federal assumption of disaster costs
  • U.S. Federal disaster declarations; a geographical analysis
  • Ute J. Dymon and Rutherford H. Platt
  • Stemming the losses; the quest for hazard mitigation
  • Rutherford H. Platt and Claire B. Rubin
Control code
ocm40881492
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 320 p.
Isbn
9781559636964
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99018910
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)40881492
Label
Disasters and democracy : the politics of extreme natural events, Rutherford H. Platt with contributions by Miriam Gradie Anderson ... [et al.]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-308) and index
Contents
  • Pt. 2.
  • Property rights and the takings issue
  • Property rights organizations; backlash against regulation
  • Jessica Spelke Jansujwicz
  • The takings issue and the regulation of hazardous areas
  • Rutherford H. Platt and Alexandra D. Dawson
  • Pt. 3.
  • Case Studies
  • Fire Island; the politics of coastal erosion
  • Rutherford H. Platt, David Scherf, and K. Beth O'Donnell
  • Introduction: Disasters before 1950; coping without Congress
  • St. Charles County, Missouri; Federal dollars and the 1933 flood
  • Miriam Gradie Anderson and Rutherford H. Platt
  • The Bay area; one disaster after another
  • Conclusion and recommendations
  • Pt. 1.
  • Federalizing disasters: From compassion to entitlement
  • Shouldering the burden; Federal assumption of disaster costs
  • U.S. Federal disaster declarations; a geographical analysis
  • Ute J. Dymon and Rutherford H. Platt
  • Stemming the losses; the quest for hazard mitigation
  • Rutherford H. Platt and Claire B. Rubin
Control code
ocm40881492
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xix, 320 p.
Isbn
9781559636964
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
99018910
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)40881492

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