Case Studies in Disaster Response & Emergency Management, 2nd Ed.

$111.95

Designed to enable practitioners and students to evaluate a variety of real-life emergencies from every angle, this second edition of Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management provides clear, thorough, step-by-step descriptions of more than 50 major disasters or emergencies.

Arranged chronologically, the case studies involve incidents from around the globe, with topics including natural disasters, industrial accidents, epidemics, and terrorist attacks. A series of questions throughout each case study encourages the reader to think critically about the problem at hand, to select a course of action, and to then see the results of the decisions that were made. This hands-on approach invites practitioners and students to apply learned theoretical emergency management techniques in a safe test environment.

Case Studies in Disaster Response and Emergency Management, 2nd Ed. provides readers with the most modern and current case studies in disaster response and emergency management and can be used in group project settings, as individual homework assignments in training courses for first responders, law enforcement, and government employees, or to complement existing emergency management textbooks in Public Administration, Public Management, and Public Affairs programs.

Features

  • The only emergency management casebook on the market, written for both practitioners and for use on emergency management courses
  • Arranged chronologically, the reader is encouraged to evaluate from every angle more than 50 real-life global case studies, with topics including natural disasters, industrial accidents, epidemics, and terrorist attacks
  • A series of questions throughout each case study invites the reader to think critically about the problem at hand, to elect a best course of action, and to then see the results of the decisions that were made – applying learned theoretical emergency management techniques in a safe test environment
  • Can be used in group project settings, as individual homework assignments in training courses for first responders, law enforcement and government employees, or to complement existing emergency management textbooks in Public Administration, Public Management, and Public Affairs programs.

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Item #: 1498788519



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