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Title On risk and disaster : lessons from Hurricane Katrina / edited by Ronald J. Daniels, Donald F. Kettl, and Howard Kunreuther ; foreword by Amy Gutmann.

Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2006]


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Physical description viii, 293 pages ; 23 cm
Notes Essays published in association with the National Symposium on Risk and Disasters (Dec. 2005, Washington, D.C.), organized by the University of Pennsylvania in collaboration with Congressional quarterly and the Communications Institute.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [263]-286).
Contents On their own in battered New Orleans / Peter G. Gosselin -- Using risk and decision analysis to protect New Orleans against future hurricanes / Detlof von Winterfeldt -- Planning for a city on the brink / Kenneth R. Foster and Robert Giegengack -- JARring actions that fuel the floods / Carolyn Kousky and Richard Zeckhauser -- Behaviorally realistic risk management / Baruch Fischhoff -- Rationales and instruments for government intervention in natural disasters / Michael J. Trebilcock and Ronald J. Daniels -- Social inequality, hazards, and disasters / Kathleen Tierney -- Equity analysis and natural hazards policy / Matthew D. Adler -- Why we under-prepare for hazards / Robert J. Meyer -- Has the time come for comprehensive natural disaster insurance? / Howard Kunreuther -- Rethinking disaster policy after Hurricane Katrina / Scott E. Harrington -- Providing economic incentives to build disaster-resistant structures / Harvey G. Ryland -- Role of public health and clinical medicine in preparing for disasters / Brian Strom -- Hurricane Katrina as a bureaucratic nightmare / Vicki Bier -- The Katrina breakdown / Jonathan Walters and Donald F. Kettl.
Other author Daniels, Ronald J. (Ronald Joel), 1959-
Kettl, Donald F.
Kunreuther, Howard.
National Symposium on Risk and Disasters (2005 : Washington, D.C.)
Subject Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Emergency management -- Gulf Coast.
Crisis management in government -- Gulf Coast.
Disaster relief -- Gulf Coast.
Risk perception -- Gulf Coast.
Risk assessment -- Gulf Coast.
Standard Number 9780812219593
ISBN 0812219597