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Wiley Pathways Introduction to Emergency Management Paperback - 2006

by Michael K. Lindell; Carla Prater; Ronald W. Perry


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You can get there

Where do you want to go? You might already be working in the emergency management field, and may be looking to expand your skills. You might be setting out on a new career path. Or, you might want to learn more about exciting opportunities in emergency management.

Wherever you want to go, Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness will help you get there. Easy-to-read, practical, and up-to-date, this text not only helps you learn fundamental hazard mitigation concepts, it also helps you master the core competencies and skills you need to succeed in the classroom and beyond. The book's brief, modular format and variety of built-in learning resources enable you to learn at your own pace and focus your studies.

With this book, you will be able to:

  • Learn how to build resilience at the community level.
  • Examine the major categories of hazards, including meteorological and hydrological hazards, geological hazards, and manmade hazards.
  • Understand the practice and politics of mitigation policy at the federal, state, and local government levels.
  • Explore how the private sector can contribute to strong local economies through wise land use and business protection planning.
  • Assess risk and vulnerability and identify hazards.
  • Apply appropriate mitigation tools and techniques to reduce vulnerability.
  • Prepare for potential hazards with preparedness activities.
  • Follow the process of hazard mitigation planning.
  • Foster a culture of prevention by applying the principles of sustainable development.


Wiley Pathways helps you achieve your goals
When it comes to learning about emergency management, not everyone is on the same path. But everyone wants to succeed. The new Wiley Pathways series in Emergency Management helps you achieve your goals with its brief, inviting format, clear language, and focus on core competencies and skills.

The books in this series--Introduction to Emergency Management, Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness, Emergency Planning, Technology in Emergency Management, and Disaster Response and Recovery--offer a coordinated curriculum for learning emergency management. Learn more at www.wiley.com/go/pathways.

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  • Title Wiley Pathways Introduction to Emergency Management
  • Author Michael K. Lindell; Carla Prater; Ronald W. Perry
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition [ Edition: first
  • Pages 624
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Wiley, U.S.A.
  • Date November 3, 2006
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Bibliography, Glossary, Illustrated, Index, Maps, Table of Contents
  • ISBN 9780471772606 / 0471772607
  • Weight 2.32 lbs (1.05 kg)
  • Dimensions 9.11 x 7.33 x 1.18 in (23.14 x 18.62 x 3.00 cm)
  • Library of Congress subjects Emergency management, Emergency management - United States
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 2006023048
  • Dewey Decimal Code 363.348

About the author

Dr. Michael K. Lindell is Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University; Senior Scholar, Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center, Texas A&M University; Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, Texas A&M University

Dr. Lindell has over 30 years of experience in the field of emergency management, during which time he has conducted a long term program of research on the processes by which individuals and organizations respond to natural and technological hazards. Much of his research, especially that supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), has examined the processes by which affected populations respond to warnings of the imminent threat of a hazard. This research has been conducted in communities affected by hazards as diverse as flooding, volcanic eruption, hazardous materials, and hurricanes. Professor Lindell also has had extensive experience in providing technical assistance to government agencies, industry groups and private corporations in developing emergency plans and procedures. He has served six times as a consultant to the International Atomic Energy Agency in developing planning guidance for response to nuclear and radiological incidents, has made three presentations in National Academy of Sciences panels, and is currently a member of two National Academy of Sciences panels - Disasters Research in Social Sciences and Assessing Vulnerabilities Related to the Nation's Chemical Infrastructure. Professor Lindell has written extensively on emergency management and is the author of 70 technical reports, 70 journal articles and book chapters, and six books/monographs.

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