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ERIC Number: EJ374767
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Coping with Extreme Hazard Events: Emerging Themes in Natural and Technological Disaster Research.
Pijawka, K. David; And Others
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v18 n4 p281-97 1987-88
Notes that deaths from natural and technological disasters are increasing in United States. Reviews key findings in areas of vulnerability to natural hazards, disaster behavior and risk perception, societal concern over technological hazard, and social-psychological effects of disasters. Calls for research examining the role of media and measuring secondary consequences to disaster exposure. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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