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Adamson, Joy

Emily A. Haddad.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1156 words.

Adamson, Joy (20 January 1910–03 January 1980), writer and conservationist, was born Friederike Viktoria Gessner in Troppau, Austria, the daughter of Victor Gessner, a civil servant, and...

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Chorley, Robert Samuel Theodore, first Baron Chorley (1895–1978), lawyer and conservationist

Lloyd of Hampstead.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1067 words.

Chorley, Robert Samuel Theodore, first Baron Chorley (1895–1978), lawyer and conservationist, was born on 29 May 1895 at Kendal, Westmorland, the eldest of three sons (there were no...

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Lessons on Risk Governance From the UNISDR Experience

Sálvano Briceño.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 9489 words.

In the context of this article, risk governance addresses the ways and means—or institutional framework—to lead and manage the issue of risk related to natural phenomena, events, or...

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Raper, (William) Augustus (1845–1940), lawyer and defender of commoners' rights

Brian Short.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 932 words.

Raper, (William) Augustus (1845–1940), lawyer and defender of commoners' rights, was born on 11 January 1845, one of two surviving children of seven born to William Augustus Raper...

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