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Shared Risk: Complex Systems in Seismic Response Hardcover – Sep 15 1999

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  • Hardcover: 356 pages
  • Publisher: Pergamon (Sept. 15 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0080432115
  • ISBN-13: 978-0080432113
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.1 x 23.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 798 g
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Gene Rochlin, University of California, USA
This is a unique project that combines a wealth of informative, in-depth fieldwork with a highly original approach. The author's research on and analysis of responses to recent earthquakes is unparalleled in the existing literature.

L. Douglas Kiel, University of Texas at Dallas, USA
An excellent and accessible application of the sciences of complexity to the challenges of shared risk.

Douglas Paton, Massey University, New Zealand
...this book provides an innovative and comprehensive analysis of a highly complex topic....text contents provide a practical tool for emergency planning for seismic crisis.
The Australasian Journal of Disaster and Trauma Studies

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