Children and Young People's Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction: Agency and Resilience

Children and Young People's Participation in Disaster Risk Reduction: Agency and Resilience

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Overview

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Disasters are complex environmental, social and cultural events and processes yet disaster management approaches tend to simplify responses and homogenise affected populations. Participatory research with more than 550 children across Europe, detailed in this book argues for a radical transformation in children’s roles in disasters. It shows how more child-centred working in civil protection and emergency planning, that recognises children’s capacities in building resilience, benefits at-risk communities as a whole.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781447354390
Publisher: Bristol University Press
Publication date: 12/30/2020
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 204
Product dimensions: 9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x (d)

About the Author

Maggie Mort is Professor in the Sociology of Science, Technology & Medicine at Lancaster University.
Israel Rodríguez-Giralt is Senior Research Fellow at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain.
Ana Delicado is a Research Fellow at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais da Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal.

Table of Contents

IIntroducing CUIDAR: A Child Centred Approach to Disasters ~ Maggie Mort, Israel Rodriguez-Giralt, Ana Delicado
Chapter 1., Children, Participation and Disasters in Europe: A Poor Record ~ Israel Rodríguez-Giralt, Miriam Arenas, Daniel López Gómez
Chapter 2., Dialogues with Children, Mutual Learning Exercises and National Policy Debates ~ Anna Grisi, Flaminia Cordani, Sofia Ribeiro, Charikleia Kanari, Vassilis Argyropoulos, Miriam Arenas and Ana Delicado
Chapter 3., Rights, Information, Needs and Active Involvement in Disaster Management ~ Ana Delicado, Miriam Arenas, Magda Nikolaraizi, Charikleia Kanari, Anna Grisi, Flaminia Cordani, Stefanie Keir
Chapter 4., Building a Framework for Child-Centred Disaster Risk Management in Europe ~ Israel Rodriguez, Maggie Mort, Ana Nunes de Almeida, Ana Sofia Ribeiro
Chapter 5., Participatory Tools for Disaster Risk Management with Children and Young People ~ Jussara Rowland, Miriam Arenas, Flamina Cordani, Anna Grisi, Magda Nikolaraizi, Maria Papazafiri, Alison Lloyd Williams, Aya Goto and Amanda Bingley
Concluding Remarks: Reimagining Children’s Place in Disaster Risk Management ~ Israel Rodriguez-Giralt, Maggie Mort, Ana Delicado

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher

"This groundbreaking volume centres the perspectives of hundreds of diverse children and youth. Through listening carefully to what they have to say, this work fundamentally reimagines young people’s role in disaster risk management." Lori Peek, University of Colorado Boulder

"Based on an innovative multi-country project, this book clearly establishes the tremendous value of including children’s voices in disaster risk management. It is a much-needed, engaging and important contribution." Alice Fothergill, University of Vermont

"An extraordinary intervention in disaster studies. It expands our imagination about what matters and who participates in disaster planning and how to articulate meaningful and collaborative child-centred risk policies." Manuel Tironi, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

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