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Community bushfire safety [electronic resource] / editors, John Handmer and Katharine Haynes.

Contributor(s): Handmer, John | Haynes, Katharine.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Collingwood, VIC : CSIRO Pub., c2008Description: 1 online resource (1 v.).ISBN: 9780643095618 (electronic bk.); 0643095616 (electronic bk.); 9780643094260 (pbk.); 0643094261 - not on item.Subject(s): Fire management -- Australia | Forest fires -- Australia -- Prevention and control | Dwellings -- Fires and fire prevention -- Australia | Wildfires -- Prevention and control | Sociology, Rural -- Fires and fire prevention -- Australia | Dwellings | Forest fires | Sociology, Rural | Wildfires | Fire management | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- ForestryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Community bushfire safety.DDC classification: 634.9618 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword: a view from Australia; Foreword: a view from North America; Statement: Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre; Acknowledgments; Author biographies; Interface bushfire community safety; Understanding communities; Assisting the householder and small business operator; Risk prevention and communication; Policy and institutional issues; The future with a warmer climate; References; Index.
Summary: Community Bushfire Safety brings together in one accessible and comprehensive volume the results of the most important community safety research being undertaken within the Australian Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). Using perspectives deriving from social science, economics and law, it supports the increasing emphasis on community safety and the vital role it has to play in Australian bushfire management. The wide range of issues covered in this volume include research into gender and vulnerability; the law and its implications for public/fire agency interactions; the arsonists ra.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Community Bushfire Safety brings together in one accessible and comprehensive volume the results of the most important community safety research being undertaken within the Australian Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (CRC). Using perspectives deriving from social science, economics and law, it supports the increasing emphasis on community safety and the vital role it has to play in Australian bushfire management. The wide range of issues covered in this volume include research into gender and vulnerability; the law and its implications for public/fire agency interactions; the arsonists ra.

Foreword: a view from Australia; Foreword: a view from North America; Statement: Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre; Acknowledgments; Author biographies; Interface bushfire community safety; Understanding communities; Assisting the householder and small business operator; Risk prevention and communication; Policy and institutional issues; The future with a warmer climate; References; Index.

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