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    Urban Risk Reduction: An Asian Perspective (Community, Environment and Disaster Risk Management) (Hardback) Edited by Rajib Shaw, Edited by Hari Srinivas, Edited by Anshu Sharma

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    DescriptionAs cities all over the world have urbanized rapidly after the industrial revolution, most cities have confronted environmental problems such as poor air and water quality, high levels of traffic congestion and ambient noise, poor-quality built environment, derelict land, greenhouse gas emissions, urban sprawl, generation of waste and waste-water. In particular, cities in the developing world face problems related to the living conditions in which the urban population lives. In the context of urban cities in the developing world, it can be narrowed to the quality of life of living population in the cities. Needless to say that Asia has the largest population, as well as urban population at risk. This book brings the lessons from innovative urban risk management approaches in Asian cities, drawing the lessons from seven Asian countries. The authors of the chapters consists of wider spectrum of stakeholders: from academicians to policy makers to NGO practitioners.


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    Title
    Urban Risk Reduction
    Subtitle
    An Asian Perspective
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Rajib Shaw, Edited by Hari Srinivas, Edited by Anshu Sharma
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 230
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 230 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 699 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848559066
    ISBN 10: 1848559062
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1F
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ENV
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: RNP
    B&T General Subject: 560
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 43
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 08
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S8.3
    BISAC V2.8: SOC045000
    BIC subject category V2: JFSG
    Ingram Subject Code: NA
    BISAC V2.8: NAT010000
    Ingram Theme: TOPC/ECOLGY
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    BIC subject category V2: RNU
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17610
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Abridged Dewey: 577
    LC classification: GE
    BISAC V2.8: NAT011000
    DC22: 307.76
    BIC subject category V2: 1F
    BISAC V2.8: SOC042000
    DC22: 363.70095
    Ingram Theme: INDS/ASIAN
    Thema V1.0: JBSD, RNU, RNP
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Publisher
    Emerald Group Publishing Limited
    Imprint name
    Emerald Group Publishing Limited
    Publication date
    04 December 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Bingley