Corpus ID: 154914792

Crisis Informatics: Studying Crisis in a Networked World

  title={Crisis Informatics: Studying Crisis in a Networked World},
  author={L. Palen and S. Vieweg and J. Sutton and S. Liu and Amanda Lee Hughes},
  • L. Palen, S. Vieweg, +2 authors Amanda Lee Hughes
  • Published 2007
  • Political Science
  • Serious crises and disasters have micro and macro social arrangements that differ from routine situations, as the field of disaster studies has described over its 100-year history. With increasingly pervasive information and communications technology (ICT) and a changing political arena where terrorism is perceived as a major threat, the attention to crisis is high. Some of these new features of social life have created real change in the sociology of disaster that we are only beginning to… CONTINUE READING

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