Download e-book for iPad: Fostering Community Resilience: Homeland Security and by Brian Carriere,Justin Miller,Jack, Asst Prof

By Brian Carriere,Justin Miller,Jack, Asst Prof Covarrubias,Tom, Professor Lansford

Using the Mississippi Gulf Coast as a case learn, this booklet makes a speciality of the aftermath of typhoon Katrina and develops the concept that of resilience and the way it applies to native land defense within the aftermath of the worst average catastrophe to hit the us. during the lens of the nationwide reaction to storm Katrina and the neighborhood lens of the restoration of the Mississippi Gulf Coast group, this paintings elucidates the actual traits that make a group and a state extra resilient, discussing resilience as an idea and an software. also, it explores in-depth the interconnected fields that contain resilience; together with monetary, social, infrastructure, and political domain names. via studying what went correct, what went incorrect, and what may be stronger upon through the Mississippi Gulf Coast's restoration, students and policymakers can higher comprehend group resilience not only as an idea, but additionally as a practice.

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