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An Introduction to Networks in Disaster Response, Recovery and Adaptation
Social Networks and Disasters (2016)
  • Eric C. Jones, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
  • A. J. Faas, San Jose State University
Abstract
Social Network Analysis of Disaster Response, Recovery, and Adaptation covers systematic social network analysis and how people and institutions function in disasters, after disasters, and the ways they adapt to hazard settings. As hazards become disasters, the opportunities and constraints for maintaining a safe and secure life and livelihood become too strained for many people. Anecdotally, and through many case studies, we know that social interactions exacerbate or mitigate those strains, necessitating a concerted, intellectual effort to understand the variation in how ties within, and outside, communities respond and are affected by hazards and disasters.
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Publication Date
2016
Citation Information
Eric C. Jones and A. J. Faas. "An Introduction to Networks in Disaster Response, Recovery and Adaptation" Social Networks and Disasters (2016)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/aj_faas/24/