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JEL Volume. 51, Issue 2 | leftPrevious Review

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Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery by Daniel P. Aldrich

Published By: Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 978-0-226-01287-2, cloth; 978-0-226-01288-9, pbk.
Date of Publication: 2012


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Reviewed by: Benno Torgler of Queensland University of Technology and EBS Universitat fur Wirtschaft und Recht
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.51.2.544.r17
Review Pages: 576-78

Book Review Abstract

Benno Torgler of Queensland University of Technology and EBS Universitat fur Wirtschaft und Recht reviews,
"Building Resilience: Social Capital in Post-Disaster Recovery" by Daniel P. Aldrich. The Econlit abstract of this
book begins: "Explores how social resources, networks, and connections influence postdisaster recovery, drawing
upon experiences from four major disasters in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Discusses social
capital - its role in postdisaster recovery; social capital - a Janus-faced resource for recovery; the Tokyo earthquake,
1923; the Kobe earthquake, 1995; the Indian Ocean tsunami, 2004; Hurricane Katrina, 2005; and between state and
market - the way forward. Aldrich is Associate Professor of Political Science at Purdue University."


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Benno Torgler of Queensland University of Technology and EBS Universitat fur Wirtschaft und Recht


JEL Classifications

O13: Economic Development: Agriculture; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Other Primary Products
Q54: Climate; Natural Disasters; Global Warming
Z13: Economic Sociology; Economic Anthropology


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