Disaster Culture Knowledge and Uncertainty in the Wake of Human and Environmental Catastrophe

ISBN-10: 1598743899

ISBN-13: 9781598743890

Edition: 2010

Authors: Gregory Button
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Description: Drawing on decades of research on the most infamous human and environmental calamities, Button shows how states, corporations, and other actors attempt to create meaning and control social relations in post-disaster struggles for the redistribution of power.

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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 11/15/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 311
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
A Sea of Uncertainty
Uncertainty and Social Conflict over Animal Rescue
"What You Don't Know Can't Hurt You"
"Damaged by Katrina, Ruined by Murphy Oil"
Knowledge Withheld
"What We Don't Know Can't Hurt You"
Mediated Disaster Narratives
Contested Knowledge
The Production of Uncertainty
Sequestered Knowledge
A Gulf of Uncertainty
References
Index
About the Author
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