The Resource Catastrophe & culture : the anthropology of disaster, edited by Susanna M. Hoffman and Anthony Oliver-Smith

Catastrophe & culture : the anthropology of disaster, edited by Susanna M. Hoffman and Anthony Oliver-Smith

Label
Catastrophe & culture : the anthropology of disaster
Title
Catastrophe & culture
Title remainder
the anthropology of disaster
Statement of responsibility
edited by Susanna M. Hoffman and Anthony Oliver-Smith
Title variation
Catastrophe and culture
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV553
LC item number
.C275 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hoffman, Susanna
  • Oliver-Smith, Anthony
Series statement
School of American Research advanced seminar series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Disasters
  • Disasters
  • Social structure
  • Ethnology
Label
Catastrophe & culture : the anthropology of disaster, edited by Susanna M. Hoffman and Anthony Oliver-Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-292) and index
Contents
  • Bounding uncertainty : the post-Chernobyl culture of radiation protection experts
  • Sharon Stephens
  • Monster and the mother : the symbolism of disaster
  • Susanna M. Hoffman
  • Popular media reframing of man-made disasters : a cautionary tale
  • Gregory V. Button
  • Punctuated entropy as culture-induced change : the case of the Exxon Valdez oil spill
  • Christopher L. Dyer
  • Modeling protracted drought, collateral natural disaster, and human responses in the Andes
  • Michael E. Moseley
  • Why anthropologists should study disasters
  • Impact of and response to drought among Turkana pastoralists : implications for anthropological theory and hazards research
  • J. Terrence McCabe
  • Missing expertise, categorical politics, and chronic disasters : the case of Bhopal
  • S. Ravi Rajan
  • Anthony Oliver-Smith and Susanna M. Hoffman
  • Theorizing disasters : nature, power and culture
  • Anthony Oliver-Smith
  • Historical disaster research
  • Virginia Garcia-Acosta
  • Danger and the no-risk thesis
  • Robert Paine
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 312 p.
Isbn
9781930618145
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001054174
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM48221439
  • (OCoLC)48221439
Label
Catastrophe & culture : the anthropology of disaster, edited by Susanna M. Hoffman and Anthony Oliver-Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-292) and index
Contents
  • Bounding uncertainty : the post-Chernobyl culture of radiation protection experts
  • Sharon Stephens
  • Monster and the mother : the symbolism of disaster
  • Susanna M. Hoffman
  • Popular media reframing of man-made disasters : a cautionary tale
  • Gregory V. Button
  • Punctuated entropy as culture-induced change : the case of the Exxon Valdez oil spill
  • Christopher L. Dyer
  • Modeling protracted drought, collateral natural disaster, and human responses in the Andes
  • Michael E. Moseley
  • Why anthropologists should study disasters
  • Impact of and response to drought among Turkana pastoralists : implications for anthropological theory and hazards research
  • J. Terrence McCabe
  • Missing expertise, categorical politics, and chronic disasters : the case of Bhopal
  • S. Ravi Rajan
  • Anthony Oliver-Smith and Susanna M. Hoffman
  • Theorizing disasters : nature, power and culture
  • Anthony Oliver-Smith
  • Historical disaster research
  • Virginia Garcia-Acosta
  • Danger and the no-risk thesis
  • Robert Paine
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 312 p.
Isbn
9781930618145
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001054174
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • OCM48221439
  • (OCoLC)48221439

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