Disasters Without Borders: The International Politics of Natural Disasters by John Hannigan (Book Review).
Institutions and Economies Journal, 8(4): 99-101.
3 Pages Posted: 19 Jan 2017
Date Written: January 18, 2017
Natural disasters have social and economic impact in the affected country but measuring them is difficult. The book titled “Disasters without Borders: The International politics of natural disasters” by John Hannigan is divided into nine chapters:
(i) the disasters politics nexus;
(ii) the global policy field of natural disasters;
(iii) the kindness of strangers;
(iv) a safer world?;
(v) climate of concern;
(vi) disasters politics as game playing;
(vii) mass media and the politics of disasters;
(viii) disasters politics: a discursive approach;
This book is a retrospective multi-disciplinary analysis of the impact of natural disasters from a political, institutional, sociological, technological, historical, and economical perspective.
Keywords: Natural Disaster
JEL Classification: Y90
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