The Politics and Policies of Relief, Aid and Reconstruction

Contrasting Approaches to Disasters and Emergencies

  • Fulvio Attinà

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Fulvio Attinà
      Pages 1-18
  3. Theories and Approaches

  4. Case Studies

  5. Concluding Remarks

    1. Fulvio Attinà
      Pages 236-239
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 240-265

About this book


Disaster policies present a new challenge to the practitioners and students of global politics; this book explains how political science enriches the contribution of the social sciences to the study of disaster relief, aid and reconstruction following the major disaster events, both natural and man-made, of recent times.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Fulvio Attinà
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CataniaItaly

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