Why do people build in areas open to repeated natural disasters? Drawing on a variety of insights from environmental sociology, Superstorm Sandy offers a wide-ranging look at the Jersey Shore both before and after this disaster, examining the many factors??"such as cultural attachment, tourism revenues, and governmental regulation??"that combined to create a highly vulnerable coastal region and that fueled the demand to rebuild.
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|Publisher: ||Rutgers University Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780813573427 (DRM-PDF)|
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