Conservation of resources and disaster in cultural context: the caravans and passageways for resources.

  title={Conservation of resources and disaster in cultural context: the caravans and passageways for resources.},
  author={Stevan E. Hobfoll},
  volume={75 3},
In this article, I build on Lawrence Palinkas's empirical and theoretical approach and bring in more fully the focus of conservation of resources (COR) theory that Palinkas discusses. Palinkas analyzes technological disaster from psychological, sociological, and broader cultural perspectives. By more fully weaving in the principles and corollaries of COR theory, I attempt to more fully elaborate how the theoretical approach that Palinkas raises offers precise predictions, directions, and… CONTINUE READING

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