Natural Disaster and Reconstruction in Asian Economies: A Global Synthesis of Shared Experiences

Natural Disaster and Reconstruction in Asian Economies: A Global Synthesis of Shared Experiences

By: Kinnia Shuk-Ting Yau (editor)Hardback

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Based on conference proceedings presented at The Chinese University of Hong Kong in November 2012, Natural Disaster and Reconstruction in Asian Economies offers leading insight into and viewpoints on disasters from scholars and journalists working in Japan, China, the United States, and Southeast Asia.

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Yuki Tanaka, Hiroshima City University, Japan David McNeill, Sophia University, Japan Simon Avenell, National University of Singapore Brian Victoria, Antioch University, USA Biao Yang, East China Normal University Mark Selden, Cornell University, USA Shuk-ting, Kinnia Yau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Siu-wah Yu, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Yee-chong Lee, Green Peace Benigno Balgos, Center for Disaster Preparedness, The Philippines Masao Nishimura, Waseda University, Japan Rie Odajima, Waseda University, Japan

Contents

PART I: FUKUSHIMA 1. The Fukushima Nuclear Accident and the People's Tribunal on Nuclear Power; Yuki Tanaka 2. Them versus Us: Japanese and International Reporting of the Fukushima Nuclear Crisis; David McNeill 3. The Evolution of Disaster Volunteering in Japan: From Kobe to Tohoku; Simon Avenell 4. Religious Responses to Natural Disasters: From Hurricane Katrina to the Great East Japan Earthquake; Brian Victoria 5. Chinese Reactions to Disasters in Japan: From the Great Kanto Earthquake to the Great East Japan Earthquake; Biao Yang PART II: JAPAN 6. Bombs Bursting in Air: State and Citizen Responses to the US Firebombing and Atomic Bombing of Japan; Mark Selden 7. Searching Reality in Virtuality: Fantasy as a Way out for the 21st-Century Japan; Shuk-ting, Kinnia Yau PART III: CHINA 8. Contradictory Responses to the 'Same' Piece of Music: The Making of a 'Popular Song' through Different National Crises in China; Siu-wah Yu 9. Sichuan: Reconstruction and Disruption; Yee-chong Lee PART IV: SOUTHEAST ASIA 10. From Typhoon Ondoy to the Unnamed Monsoon: Policy Reforms and Challenges in the Philippines' Disaster Management System; Benigno Balgos 11. Re-establishing the National Identity through Re-evaluating Nation's Past: A University's Effort of Recovery from the War in Late 1990's Cambodia; Masao Nishimura 12. Who Protects Our Life?: Managing Crisis and Social Security in Socialist Laos and Japan; Rie Odajima

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137374936
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 239
  • ID: 9781137374936
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 1137374934

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