Confronting the Naturalness of Disaster in the Pacific

@article{Ballard2020ConfrontingTN,
  title={Confronting the Naturalness of Disaster in the Pacific},
  author={C. Ballard and Siobhan Mcdonnell and Maelle Calandra},
  journal={Anthropological Forum},
  year={2020},
  volume={30},
  pages={1 - 14}
}
ABSTRACT This introduction sets out some of the key themes addressed by the papers in the special issue on ‘Confronting the Naturalness of Disaster in the Pacific’. Disasters are now widely understood not as ‘natural’ phenomena but as events or processes that unfold at the intersection between natural or artificial hazards and human populations. We review some of the effects of the naturalisation of disaster before turning to the ways in which Pacific disasters are defined through government… Expand

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