Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities by Michael K. Lindell
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities
By Michael K. Lindell

Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities

By (author) See other recent books by Michael K. Lindell See other recent books by Rona Perry
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $121.00
Your Price: $108.90 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $12.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.44 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities by Michael K. Lindell

Book Description

Communicating Risk in Multicultural Communities examines methods governmental agencies use to inform multicultural communities of risks that either do or may affect their lives. The authors explore the nature of natural hazards (earthquakes, floods, etc.) and technological dangers (hazardous waste, nuclear power plants, etc.), develop a model for understanding people's reaction to risk messages (Do they evacuate when the weather dictates as much? Do they protest the impending construction of a nuclear power plant?), and demonstrate how effective strategies for disseminating risk messages can be devised.

Buy Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities book by Michael K. Lindell from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780761906513
ISBN-10: 0761906517
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 0mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Books By Author Michael K. Lindell

Introduction to Emergency Management by Michael K. Lindell Introduction to Emergency Management, Paperback (October 2006)

The recent devastation caused by tsunamis, hurricanes and wildfires highlights the need for highly trained professionals who can develop effective strategies in response to these disasters. This invaluable resource arms readers with the tools to address all phases of emergency management.

Emergency Planning by Michael K. Lindell Emergency Planning, Paperback (September 2006)

In order for a community to be truly prepared to respond to any type of emergency, it must develop effective emergency planning. Emergency Planning guides readers through the steps of developing these plans, offering a number of strategies that will help ensure success.

» View all books by Michael K. Lindell

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities book by Michael K. Lindell and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Michael K. Lindell

Ronald W. Perry earned the Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Washington in 1975. He specializes in emergency management and disaster research and worked for a National Laboratory (Battelle Institute) prior to his 1983 appointment as Professor of Public Affairs at Arizona State University. He has published twenty books on different aspects of emergency preparedness and comprehensive emergency management and more than 125 referred journal articles. Dr. Perry's public service includes appointment to three National Academy of Sciences Committees (United States Emergency Preparedness, Technology in Emergency Management and Natural Disasters). He was a pro bono consultant to the President's Commission on the Reactor Accident at Three Mile Island. In Arizona, he was an original appointee to the Governor's Terrorism Task Force and still serves on the Arizona Council for Earthquake Safety. Locally, Dr. Perry serves on the Steering Committees for the Phoenix Urban Area Security Initiative, the Phoenix Metropolitan Medical Response System, the Phoenix Fire Department Community Emergency Response Team, the Phoenix Fire Department Hazardous Incident Response Team and the Arizona Task Force I: Urban Search and Rescue Team. He holds the "Award for Excellence in Emergency Management" from the Arizona Emergency Services Association and the "Award for Outstanding Environmental Achievement" from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Phoenix Fire Department selected him in 2003 to receive the Pearce Memorial Award for Contributions to the Hazardous Incident Response Team.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Michael K. Lindell close
Introduction to Emergency Management by Michael K. Lindell
Emergency Planning by Michael K. Lindell
»
Recent books by Rona Perry close
Communicating Environmental Risk in Multiethnic Communities by Rona Perry
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close