Book Reviews

Book reviews published to date (from oldest to newest):

  1. Governance for Urban Sustainability and Resilience (2014), by Jeroen van der Heijden. [Reviewer: Don Watson]
  2.  The Resilience Dividend: Being Strong in World Where Things Go Wrong (2014) by Judith Rodin; Public Affairs, $27.99, 384 pp. [Reviewer: Joshua Sinai]
  3. The Dynamics of Disaster, by Susan W. Kieffer. Norton, 2014. Hardcover, 274 pp. List price: $25.95. [Reviewer: Claire B. Rubin]
  4. A Futurist’s Guide to Emergency Management  (2015)  [Reviewer: Will Flagler]
  5. Cassandra’s Curse: the Law and Forseeable Future Disasters (2016) [Reviewer: Ed Thomas]
  6. The Consequences of Disasters: Demographic, Planning, and Policy Implications (2016) [Reviewer: Don Watson]
  7. Narratives of Crisis; Telling Stories of Ruin and Renewal (2016) [Reviewer: NancyKay Sullivan Wessman.
  8. Katrina, Mississippi; Voices from Ground Zero (2016) [Reviewer: Robert Tabler, Jr.]
  9. Consuming Catastrophe; Mass Culture in America’s Decade of Disaster (2017), by Timothy Recuber. [Reviewer: Jono Anzalone]
  10. The Ostrich Paradox: Why We Underprepare for Disasters, (2018) [Reviewer: Ed Thomas]
  11.  Responses to Disasters and Climate Change: Understanding Vulnerability and Fostering Resilience (2016), by Michele Companion and Miriam S. Chaiken (Eds.). [Reviewer: Simone Domingue]
  12. The Politics of Crisis Management by Arjen Boin, Paul ‘t Hart, Eric Stern, and Bengt Sundelius. 2017 (2nd edition) [Reviewer: Greg Jones. ]
  13. After Great Disasters: An In-Depth Analysis of How Six Countries Managed Community Recovery, (2017), by Laurie A. Johnson and Robert B. Olshansky (2017).[Reviewer: Don Watson]
  14. Organizing for Reliability: A Guide for Research and Practice, (2018) Edited by Ranga Ramanujam and Karlene H. Roberts. [Reviewer: Patrick Roberts, Virginia Tech]
  15. Handbook of Disaster Research, edited by Havidan Rodriguez et al; 2018, [Reviewer: Laura Olson, Georgetown University. ]
  16. Mastering Catastrophic Risk. by Howard Kunreuther and Michael Useem
    [Reviewer: Ed Thomas, Esq.]
  17. Disaster Recovery Through the Lens of Justice, by Alessandra Jerolleman. [Reviewers: Erika Pham and Sahar Derakhshan] 2018.
  18. Resilience Matters (2019), by Laurie Mazur. [Reviewer: John Plodinec]
  19. Social Sustainability, Climate Resilience, and Community Based Urban Development, 2018. [Reviewer: Don Watson]
  20. Disaster Policy and Politics, by Richard Sylves. 2019. [Reviewer: Jeff Glick]
  21. The Future of Risk Management, by Howard Kunreuther et al, 2019. [Reviewer: Irmak Renda-Tanali]
  22. U.S. Emergency Management in the 21st Century, Claire B. Rubin and Susan L Cutter, Editors. 2020. {Reviewer: Don Watson]
  23. Climate Change and Sea Level Rise in South Florida: The View of Coastal Residents, by Risa Palm and Toby Bolsen; 2020. [Reviewer: Rob Dale]
  24. Exploring Lessons Learned from a Century of Outbreaks: Readiness for 2030: Proceedings of a Workshop. 2020. [Reviewer: Don Watson.]
  25. Disaster Upon Disaster; Exploring the Gap between Knowledge, Policy, and Practice. 2020. [Reviewer: Joseph Trainor]
  26. Beyond 9-11; Homeland Security in the Twenty-First Century.
    [Reviewer: Jeffrey Glick]
  27. The Community Resilience Handbook. 2020.  [Reviewer: Irmak Renda-Tanali]
  28. Resilience Matters.2021 [Reviewer: John Plodinec]
  29. Disaster and Emergency Management Methods.2021 [Reviewer: Jono Anzalone]
  30.  The Invention of Disaster: Power of Knowledge in Discourses of Hazard and Vulnerability. Reviewer: Irmak Renda-Tanali; May 2022.
  31. Justice, Equity, and Emergency Management. Reviewer: Donald Watson; May 2022



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