Risk - Further Reading

Further Reading

This is a list of books about risk issues.

Title Author(s) Year
Acceptable risk Baruch Fischhoff, Sarah Lichtenstein, Paul Slovic, Steven L. Derby, and Ralph Keeney 1984
Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk Peter L. Bernstein 1996
American hazardscapes: The regionalization of hazards and disasters Susan L. Cutter 2001
At risk: Natural hazards, people's vulnerability and disasters Piers Blaikie, Terry Cannon, Ian Davis, and Ben Wisner 1994
Big dam foolishness; the problem of modern flood control and water storage Elmer Theodore Peterson 1954
Building Safer Communities. Risk Governance, Spatial Planning and Responses to Natural Hazards Urbano Fra Paleo 2009
Catastropic coastal storms: Hazard mitigation and development management David R. Godschalk, David J. Brower, and Timothy Beatley 1989
Cities on the beach: management issues of developed coastal barriers Rutherford H. Platt, Sheila G. Pelczarski, and Barbara K. Burbank 1987
Cooperating with nature: Confronting natural hazards with land-use planning for sustainable communities Raymond J. Burby 1998
Dangerous earth: An introduction to geologic hazards Barbara W. Murck, Brian J. Skinner, Stephen C. Porter 1998
Disasters and democracy Rutherford H. Platt 1999
Disasters by design: A reassessment of natural hazards in the United States Dennis Mileti 1999
Disasters: The anatomy of environmental hazards John Whittow 1980
Divine wind: The history and science of hurricanes Kerry Emanuel 2005
Earth shock: Hurricanes, volcanoes, earthquakes, tornadoes and other forces of nature Andrew Robinson 1993
Earthquakes: A primer Bruce A. Bolt 1976
Environmental hazards: Assessing risk and reducing disaster Keith Smith 1992
Facing the unexpected: Disaster preparedness and response in the United States Kathleen J. Tierney, Michael K. Lindell, and Ronald W. Perry 2001
Floods Dennis J. Parker 2000
Human adjustment to floods Gilbert F. White 1942
Human System Response to Disaster: An Inventory of Sociological Findings Thomas E. Drabek 1986
Hurricanes : their nature and impacts on society. Roger A. Pielke, Jr. and Roger Pielke, Sr. 1997
Judgment under uncertainty: heuristics and biases Daniel Kahneman, Paul Slovic, and Amos Tversky 1982
Mapping vulnerability: disasters, development, and people Greg Bankoff, Georg Frerks, and Dorothea Hilhorst 2004
Man and Society in Calamity: The Effects of War, Revolution, Famine, Pestilence upon Human Mind, Behavior, Social Organization and Cultural Life Pitirim Sorokin 1942
Mitigation of hazardous comets and asteroids Michael J.S. Belton, Thomas H. Morgan, Nalin H. Samarasinha, Donald K. Yeomans 2005
Mountains of fire: The nature of volcanoes Robert W. Decker, Barbara B. Decker 1991
Natural disasters David Alexander 1993
Natural disasters Patrick L. Abbott 1991
Natural disasters: Protecting vulnerable communities Paul A. Merriman, and C.W. A. Browitt 1993
Natural disaster hotspots: a global risk analysis Maxx Dilley 2005
Natural hazard mitigation: Recasting disaster policy and planning David Godschalk, Timothy Beatley, Philip Berke, David Brower, and Edward J. Kaiser 1999
Natural hazards Edward Bryant 1991
Natural hazards: Earth’s processes as hazards, disasters, and catastrophes Edward A. Keller, and Robert H. Blodgett 2006
Natural hazards: Explanation and integration Graham A. Tobin, and Burrell E. Montz 1997
Natural hazards: Local, national, global Gilbert F. White 1974
Normal accidents. Living with high-risk technologies Charles Perrow 1984
On borrowed land: Public policies for floodplains Faber Scott 1993
Paying the price: The status and role of insurance against natural disasters in the United States Howard Kunreuther, and Richard J. Roth 1998
Planning for earthquakes: Risks, politics, and policy Philip R. Berke, and Timothy Beatley 1992
Promoting Risk: Constructing the Earthquake Threat Robert Stallings 1995
Reconstruction Following Disaster J. Eugene Haas, Robert Kates, and Martyn J. Bowden 1977
Recovery from Natural Disasters: Insurance or Federal Aid? Howard Kunreuther 1973
Reduction and predictability of natural disasters John B. Rundle, William Klein, Don L. Turcotte 1996
Regions of risk: A geographical introduction to disasters Kenneth Hewitt 1997
Risk analysis: a quantitative guide David Vose 2008
Risk and culture: An essay on the selection of technical and environmental dangers Mary Douglas, and Aaron Wildavsky 1982
Risk communication: A handbook for communicating environmental, safety, and health risks Regina E. Lundgren, and Andrea H. McMakin 1994
Risk society: Towards a new modernity Ulrich Beck 1992
Risk, environment and modernity: towards a new ecology Scott Lash, Bronislaw Szerszynski and Brian W. Sage 1996
Terra non firma: Understanding and preparing for earthquakes James M. Gere and Haresh M. Shah 1984
The angry earth: Disaster in anthropological perspective Anthony Oliver-Smith, and Susanna Hoffman 1999
The Challenger Launch Decision: Risky Technology, Culture and Deviance at NASA Diane Vaughan 1997
The Control of Nature John McPhee 1989
The hurricane and its impact Robert H. Simpson, and Herbert Riehl 1981
The environment as hazard Ian Burton, Robert Kates, and Gilbert F. White 1978
The perception of risk Paul Slovic 2000
The social amplification of risk Nick Pidgeon, Roger E. Kasperson, and Paul Slovic 2003
There is no such thing as a natural disaster : race, class, and Hurricane Katrina Chester W. Hartman, and Gregory D. Squires 2006
Understanding catastrophe: Its impact on life on earth Janine Bourrian 1992
What is a disaster? New answers to old questions Ronald W. Perry, and Enrico Quarantelli 2005
What is a disaster? Perspectives on the question Enrico Quarantelli 1998

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