Introduction to Emergency Management
ISBN: 148224506X
EAN13: 9781482245066
Language: English
Publication Date: December 3, 2016
Pages: 464
Dimensions: 1.20" H x 10.10" L x 7.20" W
Weight: 2.15 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview
Emergency management university programs have experienced dramatic and exponential growth over the last twelve years. This new, fully updated edition introduces majors and minors to the field and provides content accessible to those students taking introductory emergency management courses. The book's student-centered focus looks at the regional, state, and local level response, as well as some of the often misunderstood or overlooked social aspects of disasters. Real-world cases are described throughout including considerations of international emergency management and disasters alongside features from former students now working as professionals in the field of emergency management.