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Pathways for Transformation: Disaster Risk Management to Enhance Resilience to Extreme Events
Disaster risk from extreme events and development are intimately linked. Disaster risk management influences and is affected by local development strategies. Trade-offs made in policy andExpand
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Sowing the Seeds of Trouble: An Historical Analysis of Compliance Structures In Child Welfare
Anitai E~zioni's concept of comnliance s .-ctures is used as a focus for hisrorical analysis of tihe organizaticnal structures through which chld welfare services have been offered in the U. S. ThisExpand
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Disaster prevention, disaster preparedness and local community resilience within the context of disaster risk management in Cameroon
Cameroon was one of the 57 countries that participated in the Global Network of Civil Society Organizations for Disaster Reduction (GNDR) Views from the Frontline (VFL) 2013 project on everydayExpand
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“Lets talk about you ...” Opening space for local experience, action and learning in disaster risk reduction
Abstract Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to report on the creation of innovative methods for engaging in conversations about everyday risk. Design/methodology/approach – A range of methodsExpand
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Lets talk about you
Purpose The purpose of this paper is to report on the creation of innovative methods for engaging in conversations about everyday risk. Design/methodology/approach A rangeExpand
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Local voices and action: concluding discussion
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the findings from the body of case studies offered in the issue, combined with three external perspectives on local voices and action.,Using as its basis theExpand
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Reflective practitioners: The importance of critical thought for change agents
Investment of resources in international development continues to grow, but evidence suggests that progress is patchy and that parameters such as losses resulting from disasters of all scalesExpand
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Making Aid Agencies Work
Terry Gibson combines large-scale industry analysis with attention to the lives and worlds of the people the aid industry aims to serve, and he demonstrates how to overcome barriers between the twoExpand
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Developing the CSO case studies
The purpose of this paper is to outline the iterative process which led to the production of the case studies prepared by Civil Society Organisations which are at the core of this Special issue.,TheExpand
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