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Agency Coordination and Cross-Sector Collaboration in Fragile States

Abdul-Akeem Sadiq and Jenna Tyler.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 9226 words.

Despite myriad descriptions and indicators used to define a fragile state, the international community has come to an agreement that a fragile state lacks the ability to maintain physical...

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Agenda Setting and Natural Hazards

Rob A. DeLeo.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online February 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics; Epidemiology. 7719 words.

Agenda setting describes the process through which issues are selected for consideration by a decision-making body. Among the myriad of issues policymakers can consider, few are more vexing...

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Air Power

Karl P. Mueller.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics. 11514 words.

Air power refers to the use of aviation by nations and other political actors in the pursuit of power and security interests, along with the use of long-range missiles. Since armies and...

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Challenges to Traditional International Relations Theory Posed by Environmental Change

Hugh Dyer.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Political Institutions. 12665 words.

Changes in the environment can impact international relations theory, despite enjoying only a limited amount of attention from scholars of the discipline. The sorts of influence that may be...

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Changing People: Green Consciousness

John S. Dryzek.

in The Politics of the Earth

December 2012; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environmental Politics. 7396 words.

This chapter examines a category of green radicalism that focuses on green consciousness. The stress on green consciousness means that the way people experience and regard the world in...

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Collaboration and Cross-Sector Coordination for Humanitarian Assistance in a Disaster Recovery Setting

David Sanderson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 9442 words.

While known to be important and essential for improved effectiveness and efficiency, cross-sector coordination and collaboration among different actors engaged in postdisaster recovery is...

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Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction

Rajib Shaw.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online August 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Climate Change; Environmental Politics. 8664 words.

Community-based approaches existed even before the existence of the state and its formal governance structure. People and communities used to help and take care of each other’s disaster...

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Corruption and the Governance of Disaster Risk

David Alexander.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 10013 words.

This article considers how corruption affects the management of disaster mitigation, relief, and recovery. Corruption is a very serious and pervasive issue that affects all countries and...

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Ecofeminism and Global Environmental Politics

Juliann Emmons Allison.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies

March 2010; p ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Political Sociology. 10162 words.

Ecofeminism can be described as both an ecological philosophy and a social movement that draws on environmental studies, critiques of modernity and science, and feminist critical analyses...

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Ecological Democracy

John S. Dryzek.

in The Politics of the Earth

December 2012; p ublished online September 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: International Relations; Environmental Politics. 2523 words.

This chapter summarizes the volume's main ideas, a common thread of which is a renewed democratic politics, an ecological democracy. Each of the discourses analyzed in the text offers a...

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