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Author Lo, Shiu Hing, 1963- author

Title The politics of crisis management in China : the Sichuan Earthquake / Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo
Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2014
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Contents ""Contents""; ""List of Tables""; ""Acknowledgment""; ""Abbreviations""; ""Introduction""; ""1 The Critical 72 Hours after the Sichuan Earthquake""; ""2 The Response of Interest Groups, Citizens, and Tibetan Activists""; ""3 The Role of the People�s Liberation Army""; ""4 Post-Earthquake Reconstruction Work and Policy Learning""; ""5 Crisis Management in Comparative Perspective""; ""Conclusion""; ""Appendix 1""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""About the Author""
Summary This book studies the Chinese government and military's rapid mobilization and coordination work in the aftermath of the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake. It is a comparative and historical analysis for scholars and policy makers who are interested in the study of earthquake management from a multidisciplinary perspective
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crisis management -- China.
Earthquake relief -- China -- Sichuan Sheng.
Emergency management -- China.
Wenchuan Earthquake, China, 2008.
China -- Politics and government -- 2002-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739139541 (electronic bk.)
9780739139547 (electronic bk.)