vi, 311 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
3319221256 acid-free paper 9783319221250 acid-free paper
Risk, governance and society ; v. 19.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note
Risk analysis of natural hazards: interdisciplinary challenges and integrated solutions / Paolo Gardoni, Colleen Murphy, and Arden Rowell Social choice and the risks of intervention / Timothy G. McCarthy and Noreen M. Sugrue Vulnerability to natural hazards: philosophical reflections on the social and cultural dimensions of natural disaster risk / Mark Coeckelbergh Discount rates and infrastructure safety: implications of the new economic learning / Daniel A. Farber Setting the stage for risk management: sever weather under a changing climate / Donald J. Wuebbles Climate change and natural hazards / Douglas MacLean Managing risks to civil infrastructure due to natural hazards: cummunicating long-term risks due to climate change / Bruce R. Ellingwood and Ji Yun Lee Assessing climate change impact on the joint wind-rain hurricane hazard for the northeastern U.S. coastline / David V. Rosowsky, Lauren Mudd, and Christopher Letchford Deontology and natural hazards / Adam Hosein Managing risks of the unknown / Sven Ove Hansson Intergenerational justice in protective and resilience investments with uncertain future preferences and resources / Louis Anthony (Tony) Cox Jr. and Emeline D. Cox War rhetoric and disaster transparency / Lisa Grow Sun and RonNell Andersen Jones Participatory decision-making on hazard warnings / Gordon Woo The natech: right-to-know as space-time puzzle / Gregg P. Macey Private versus public insurance for natural hazards: individual behavior's role in loss mitigation / Peter Molk Risk-informed decision framework for built environment: the incorporation of epistemic uncertainty / Eun Jeong Cha and Yan Wang Societal perspective in risk management: application of life-quality index / Mahesh D. Pandey and Neil C. Lind.