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Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis

2-Volume Set

Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis

Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis

2-Volume Set

Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis

 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis provides an authoritative overview of the central theoretical approaches, methodologies, and substantive topics of crisis-related research. The work explores the "before", "during", and "after" of crises, disasters, emergencies, and critical incidents from a variety of disciplinary and professional perspectives.


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Beschrijving Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis

Contemporary societies are increasingly crisis-prone, and crises have profound implications for the rapidly changing political, economic, and social landscape. Crises pose major challenges to governments, communities, leaders, and organizations. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis provides a comprehensive overview of the rapidly emerging and evolving field of crisis studies and explores its connection to several relevant neighboring fields of
knowledge. Crises are complex, unfold in diverse political and socio-technical contexts, and must be studied and understood from multiple angles and disciplinary perspectives. This Encyclopedia brings together contributions by experts from political science, public administration, management, international
relations, public health, sociology, economics, media and mass communications, the law, and many other fields to explore important theoretical, methodological, empirical, and practical issues related to crisis and crisis management. Articles focus on concepts (crisis as well as closely related concepts such as emergency, disaster, resilience, security etc.), contingencies (natural hazards, major accidents, pandemics, terrorism, social and political conflict among many others), historical and
contemporary cases, classic and cutting edge research methods, different "phases" of the crisis/emergency management cycle, as well as documenting a wide range of pitfalls and good practices that can help to forewarn and forearm current and future crisis managers.

The 84 essays in this Encyclopedia fall into six main categories: Theory, Concepts, Metatheory and Methodology, Crisis Governance and Regional Perspectives, Bridging Gaps, and Cases & the Evolving Socio-Technical Context. The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis is a key reference for anyone involved in the study, research, or practice of crisis and emergency analysis and management.


ISBN
9780190610623
Pagina's
1408
Verschenen
NUR
754
Druk
1
Uitvoering
Hardback
Taal
Engels
Uitgever
OUP USA

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