Disability and Disaster

Explorations and Exchanges

  • Editors
  • Ilan Kelman
  • Laura M. Stough

Part of the Disaster Studies book series (DIS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Background

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ilan Kelman, Laura M. Stough
      Pages 3-14
    3. David Alexander
      Pages 15-29
  3. Narratives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Ilan Kelman, Laura M. Stough
      Pages 53-57
    3. Marcos Eduardo Barquero Varela
      Pages 59-60
    4. Ian Christoplos
      Pages 69-73
    5. Kelen L. Ferreira, Angelica D. Londero, Síglia P. H. Camargo
      Pages 79-82
    6. Christy Hardinger
      Pages 83-89
    7. Veronica A. Johnson
      Pages 91-94
    8. Åsun Øien Josefsen
      Pages 95-96
    9. June Isaacson Kailes
      Pages 97-109
    10. Carlos Kaiser Mansilla
      Pages 111-113
    11. Jane Kihungi
      Pages 115-116

About this book


Disability and Disaster adds disaster research to the expanding area of disability studies. The book includes writings by international scholars and first-hand narratives from individuals with disabilities affected by disasters around the globe. Hazards described in these narratives include earthquakes, hurricanes, floods, fires, and war.


Disaster Disability Natural Hazards People with Disabilities Resilience Sociology Vulnerability Nation sociology terrorism

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137486004
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Social Sciences Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-137-48599-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-48600-4
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