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From Emergency Management to Managing Emergence: A Genealogy of Disaster Management in Jamaica

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Grove,Kevin J. (Author)
Format:
Journal Article
Publication Date:
May 2013
Published:
United States: Routledge
ISBN:
0004-5608
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Economic conditions, Politics and government, Jamaica, Social conditions, Natural disasters, Environmental policy, Sustainable Development, Biopolitics, Public safety, Threats, Welfare economics
Notes:
Through a genealogy of Jamaican disaster management, shows how participatory and mitigation techniques were deterritorialized from marginalized experiences of disaster and reterritorialized into mitigation policies through the confluence of local disaster events and the global emergence of sustainable development and resilience theory.