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Kristian Cedervall Lauta - Disaster Law - 9781138212336 - V9781138212336
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Disaster Law

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Description for Disaster Law Paperback. Num Pages: 170 pages, 1 black & white tables. BIC Classification: LAM; RNR. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 158 x 233 x 18. Weight in Grams: 280.

Disasters and their management are today central to public and political agendas. Rather than being understood as exclusively acts of God and Nature, natural disasters are increasingly analysed as social vulnerability exposed by natural hazards. A disaster following an earthquake is no longer seen as caused exclusively by tremors, but by poor building standards, ineffective response systems, or miscommunications.

This book argues that the shift in how a disaster is spoken of and managed affects fundamental notions of duty, responsibility and justice. The book considers the role of law in disasters and in particular the regulation of disaster response and ... Read more

The book will be of great use and interest to scholars and researchers of legal theory, and natural hazards and disasters.

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Taylor & Francis Ltd
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London, United Kingdom
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About Kristian Cedervall Lauta
Kristian Cedervall Lauta is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is the Deputy Principal Investigator on the University of Copenhagen’s 2016 programme for excellence interdisciplinary research project ‘Changing Disasters’; and a founding member of the Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research - COPE.

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