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Fatal Isolation tells the stories of these victims and the catastrophe that took their lives. The contributors explore the role of space in the causes and differentiations of risk, how we can conceptualize risk from a spatial perspective and the relevance of space and locality for risk governance. Economic factors have contributed to the conflict between Islamic activists and the government of Algeria. Risk, Space and System Theory: Communication and management of natural hazards Jürgen Pohl, Swen Zehetmair and Julia Mayer 5. With case studies taken from across Europe, the underlying theoretical frame is transferrable to other geographical contexts, making the content relevant worldwide.
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Boundary-making as a Strategy for Risk Reduction in Conflict-prone Spaces Hermann Kreutzmann 12. This book will be of great interest to students and scholars of environmental ethics, bioethics, public health ethics, engineering ethics, philosophy of risk and moral philosophy. Understanding risk and its geographies in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo Martin Doevenspeck 11. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and state failure. The crisis displayed the many layered geopolitical significance of the canal as a life line of world trade, as a focal point of geostrategic interests and conflicts, as a reason for drawing Egypt into global conflicts and, finally, as a source of revenue for the Egyptian state.
In each of these cases, the authors examine the importance and role of space in the causes and differentiation of risk, in how we can conceptualize risk from a spatial perspective and in the relevance of space and locality for risk governance. Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society combines philosophical discussion of different concepts and notions of responsibility with context-specific applications in the areas of health, technology and environment. Here, opposition groups organized protest camps which demonstrated against Mubarak and Mursi and which distributed images and messages across the globe. A Place for Space in Risk Research - The Example of Discourse Analysis Approaches Peter Weichhart and Karl-Michael Hoeferl 4. The Devastating Paris Heat Wave of 2003 Author: Richard C. Bethinking Oneself of the Risk of Physical Geography Barbara Zahnen 13.
A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and state failure. This volume contains experiences and new approaches from the fields of geodesy, geography and geo information, land readjustment, philosophy, spatial planning, jurisprudence and environmental sciences. The book consists of two parts addressing two crucial aspects of risks and responsibility: holding agents responsible, i. In the past few years, adaptation to climate change has emerged as a dominant new theme in development politics, to an extent that it can almost be considered as a new development paradigm. Yet, the relationship between scarcity and conflicts has to be understood in the broader context of social and political conditions. It then evaluates the four regulatory regimes that encompass the cultural, legal, and other contextual factors that influence their design and implementation, along with their reliance on industrial expertise and standards and the use of performance indicators. The second section of the book contains a thorough discussion of a measure of crime specialisation.
Through its exploration of the relationship between the production of risks and the construction of space, the book offers new approaches to theorizing risk and insights in to how better to manage, tolerate and take risks. Spatiality comes in many different disguises, in the Global South as well as in the North, be it state border policies, propagation of contagious diseases, distribution of drought or landslide risk, or the question on which scale a risk should be managed in a most optimal way. In particular this title tackles operational challenges that port, shipping, international logistics and supply chain operators face today in view of the new security regulations and the requirements of increased visibility across the supply chain. Its chapters chart the ways in which inequality and exclusion are played out in spatial terms, exploring the operations of power and resistance at the micro-level of the individual home and small community, analysing modes of securitisation and fortification utilised in the interests of wealth and power, and documenting the ways in which space and place are being transformed by changing socio-economic and cultural demands. Rural development in Egypt is characterized by longterm processes such as population growth, urbanisation or deagrarisation and short term external impacts such as structural adjustment. Yet, this new paradigm and its effects are not unproblematic, as the empirical research in three East African countries presented in this article indicates.
Urban as a term captures megacities, cities, and generally, human settlements, that are characterised by concentration of quantifiable and non-quantifiable subjects, objects and value attributions to them. A broad range of risks are examined, including natural hazards, climate change, political violence, and state failure. By the year 2013, P. The contributors explore the role of space in the causes and differentiations of risk, how we can conceptualize risk from a spatial perspective and the relevance of space and locality for risk governance. Making Sense of the Spatial Dimensions of Risk Detlef Müller-Mahn, Jonathan Everts and Martin Doevenspeck.
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