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Further Reading...

Sustainable development; Hazard vulnerability and mitigation; Contemporary capitalism; El Salvador and Latin American background.

...On Sustainable Development...


Bernard, T. and Young, Y. 1997. The Ecology of Hope: Communities Collaborate for Sustainability. Gabriola Island, BC, Canada: New Society Publishers.

Daly, H. and Cobb, J. 1989. For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy toward Community, the Environment, and a Sustainable Future. Boston: Beacon.


Ayres, R. and Weaver, P., eds. 1998. Eco-Restructuring: Implications for Sustainable Development. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Barraclough, S. and Moss, D. 1999. Toward Greater Food Security in Central America Following Hurricane Mitch: Rethinking Sustainable Development Priorities. Boston: Oxfam America.

Harvey, D. 2000. Spaces of Hope. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Hawken, P., Lovins, A., Lovins, L. 1999. Natural Capitalism. Boston: Little, Brown.

Handmer, J. and Wisner, B. 1999. "Hazards, Globalization, and Sustainability: Conference Report." Development in Practice 9,3, pp. 342-346.

Inoguchi, T., Newman, E., Paoletto, G., eds. 1999. Cities and the Environment: New Approaches for Eco-Societies. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Jaeger, C. 1994. Taming the Dragon: Transforming Economic Institutions in the Face of Global Change. Yverdon, Switzerland: Gordon and Breach Science Publishers.

Kirby, J., O'Keefe, P., Timberlake, L., eds. 1995. The Earthscan Reader in Sustainable Development. London: Earthscan Publications.

Pye-Smith, C., Feyerabend, G., Sandbrook, R. 1994. The Wealth of Communities. West Hartford: Kumarian Press.

Roy, A. 1999. The Cost of Living. London: Flamingo.

Sachs, W. 1999. Planet Dialectics. London: Zed Books.

Sachs, W., ed. 1993. Global Ecology. London: Zed Press.

Segura, O. and Boyce, J. 1994. "Investing in Natural and Human Capital in Developing Countries." In: A. Jansson, ed., Investing in Natural Capital: The Ecological Economics Approach to Sustainability, pp. 470-489. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Utting, P., ed. 2000. Visible Hands: Taking Responsibility for Social Development. Geneva: UNRISD.

Weizsaecker, E., Lovins, A., and Lovins, H. 1997. Factor Four: Doubling Wealth -- Halving Resource Use. London: Earthscan.

Wisner, B. and Lakshman, Y. 1995. "Building a Case Against Economic Development." GeoJournal 35,2: 105-18.

...On Hazard Vulnerability and Mitigation...


Anderson, M. and Woodrow, P. 1999. Rising from the Ashes: Development Strategies in Times of Disaster. 2nd ed. London: IT Press.

Blaikie, P., Cannon, T., Davis, I., Wisner, B. 1994. At Risk: Natural Hazards, People's Vulnerability, and Disasters. London: Routledge.

[El mismo en Espanol: Blaikie, P. et al., 1996. Vulneralibilidad: El Entorno social, politico y economico de los desastres. Lima: La Red/ ITDG.]

Boyce, James K. 2000. "Let Them Eat Risk? Wealth, Rights and Disaster Vulnerability." Disasters 24,3, pp. 254-261.

Maskrey, A. 1989. Disaster Mitigation: A Community Based Approach. Oxford: Oxfam.

[El mismo en Espanol: Maskrey, A. 1989. El Manejo popular de los desastres naturales: Estudios de vulnerabilidad y mitigacion. Lima: Tecnologia Intermedia (ITDG).

Varley, A., ed. 1994. Disasters, Development and Environment. Chichester: Wiley.


David Alexander. 2000. Confronting Catastrophe: New Perspectives on Natural Disasters. New York: Oxford University Press.

Burby, R., ed. 1998. Cooperating with Nature: Confronting Natural Hazards with Land-Use Planning for Sustainable Communities. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press.

Comfort, L. et al. 1999. "Reframing Disaster Policy: The Global Evolution of Vulnerable Communities." Environmental Hazards 1, 39-44.

Comfort, L. 1999. Shared Risk: Complex Systems in Seismic Response. Amsterdam: Pergamon.

Diaz, H. and Pulwarty, R., eds. 1997. Hurricanes: Climate and Socio-Economic Impacts. Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Eade, D. and Williams, S. 1995. The Oxfam Handbook of Development and Relief. 3 vols. Oxford: Oxfam Publications.

Enarson, E. and Morrow, B., eds. 1998. The Gendered Terrain of Disaster: Through Women's Eyes. Westport: Praeger.

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) 1997. Multi-Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment. Washington, D.C.: FEMA.

Godschalk, D. et al. 1999. Natural Hazard Mitigation: Recasting Disaster Policy and Planning. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). 2000. Facing the Challenge of Natural Disasters in Latin America and the Caribbean: an IDB Action Plan. Washington, D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank [http://www/iadb.org/sds/env].

La Red (The Network for Social Studies on Disaster Prevention in Latin America). 1993. Research Agenda and Constitution. Lima: ITDG.

Lavell, A. and Franco, E., eds. 1996. Estado, Sociedad y Gestion de los Desastres en America Latina: En Busca del paradigma perdido. Lima: La Red, FLACSO, ITDG.

Lewis, James 1999 Development in Disaster-prone Places: Studies of Vulnerability. London: IT Publications
Publisher's website: http://www.oneworld.org/itdg/publications.html

Maskrey, A., ed. 1998. Navegando entre Brumas: La Aplicacion de los sistemas de informacion geografica al analisis de riesgo en America Latina. Lima: La Red/ IT Peru.

Mileti, D. 1999. Disasters by Design: A Reassessment of Natural Hazards in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Joseph Henry Press.

Mitchell, J., ed. 1999. Crucibles of Hazard: Mega-Cities and Disasters in Transition. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). 2000. Natural Disasters: Protecting the public's health. Washington, D.C.: PAHO.

Peacock, W., Morrow, B., Gladwin, H., eds. 1997. Hurricane Andrew: Ethnicity, gender and the sociology of disasters. London: Routledge.

Perrow, C. 1984. Normal Accidents: Living with High-Risk Technologies. New York: Basic Books.

Platt, R. et al. 1999. Disasters and Democracy: The Politics of Extreme Natural Events. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.

Shrivastava, P. 1992. Bhopal: Anatomy of a Crisis. London: Paul Chapman Publishing.

Wisner, B. 1999. "There Are Worse Things than Earthquakes: Hazard Vulnerability and Mitigation in Los Angeles." In: J. K. Mitchell, ed., Crucibles of Hazard: Mega-Cities and Disasters in Transition, pp. 375-427. Tokyo: United Nations University Press.

Wisner, B. 1998. "The Geography of Vulnerability: Why the Tokyo Homeless Don't 'Count' in Earthquake Preparations." Applied Geography 18,1, pp. 25-34.

Wisner, B. 1996. "The Geography of Vulnerability." In: J. Uitto and J. Schneider, eds., Preparing for the Big One in Tokyo: Urban Earthquake Risk Management, pp. 20-33. Tokyo: United Nations University.

Wisner, B. 1995. "Bridging 'Expert' and 'Local' Knowledge for Counter-Disaster Planning in Urban South Africa. GeoJournal 37,3, pp. 335-348.

Wisner, B. 1993a. "Disaster Vulnerability: Scale, Power, and Daily Life." Geojournal 30,2, pp. 127-140.

Wisner, B. 1993b. "Disaster Vulnerability: Geographical Scale and Existential Reality." In: H.-G. Bohle, ed., Worlds of Pain and Hunger, pp. 13-54. Freiburg Studies in Development Geography 5. Saarbrücken and Fort Lauderdale: Breitenbach Publishers.

Wisner, B. and Slooff, B., eds. 20001. Health and Environment in Emergencies and Disasters. Geneva: WHO/IFRC/UNHCR.

...On Contemporary Capitalism...


Durning, A. 1992. How Much is Enough? The Consumer Society and the Future of the Earth. New York: W. Norton.

Korten, D. 1995. When Corporations Rule the World. West Hartford: Kumarian Press.

Mander, J. and Goldsmith, E., eds. 1996. The Case Against the Global Economy and For a Turn Towards the Local. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books.


Bales, K. 1999. Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Chossudovsky, M. 1997. The Globalization of Poverty. London: Zed Books.

Corbridge, S., Martin, R., Trift, N., eds. 1994. Money, Power and Space. Oxford: Blackwell.

Harvey, D. 1982. The Limits to Capital. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Johnston, B., ed. 1997. Life and Death Matters: Human Rights and the Environment at the End of the Millennium. Walnut Creek, CA: Altamira Press.

O'Connor, M., ed. 1994. Is Capitalism Sustainable? New York: Guilford.

Reed, D., ed. 1996. Structural Adjustment, the Environment and Sustainable Development. London: Earthscan.

Sassen, S. 1998. Globalization and its Discontents. New York: The New Press.

United Nations Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD) 1995. States of Disarray: The Social Effects of Globalization. Geneva: UNRISD.

... El Salvador and Latin American Background ...

Barry, T. 1990. El Salvador: A Country Guide. Albuquerque: The Inter-Hemispheric Education Resources Center.

Boyce, J. and Pastor, M. 1997. "Macroeconomic Policy and Peace Building in El Salvador." In: Kumar, K., ed., Rebuilding Societies After Civil War, pp. 287-314. Boulder: Lynne Rienner.

Gilbert, A. 1994. The Latin American City. London: Latin America Bureau.

Hardoy, J. and Satterthwaite, D. 1989. Squatter Citizen: Life in the Urban Third World. London: Earthscan.

Weaver, F. 1994. Inside the Volcano: The History and Political Economy of Central America. Boulder: Westview.


Barry, T. 1987. Roots of Rebellion: Land & Hunger in Central America. Boston: South End.

Berryman, P. 1984. The Religious Roots of Rebellion. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis Books.

Boyce, J., ed. 1996. Economic Policy for Building Peace: The Lessons of El Salvador. Boulder: Lynne Rienner.

Faber, D. 1993. Environment Under Fire: Imperialism and the Ecological Crisis in Central America. New York: Monthly Review.

Fuentes, C. 1996. A New Time for Mexico. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

Guillermoprieto, A. 1994. The Heart that Bleeds: Latin America Now. New York: Vintage.

Gutierrez, G. 1983. The Power of the Poor in History. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis.

Hardoy, J. 2000. Environmental Problems in an Urbanizing World. London: Earthscan.

Katzenberger, E., ed. 1995. First World, Ha Ha Ha! The Zapatista Challenge. San Francisco: City Lights.

Lieken, R. and Rubin, B., eds. 1987. Central American Crisis Reader. New York: Summit Books.

Murray, K. 1997. El Salvador: Peace on Trial. Oxford: Oxfam.

North, L. 1985. Bitter Grounds: Roots of Revolt in El Salvador. Westport, Connecticut: Lawrence Hill.

Stein, R. 1988. "Civil War, Reform, and Reaction in El Salvador." In: N. Hamilton, J. Frieden, L. Fuller, and M. Pastor, eds., Crisis in Central America: Regional Dynamics and U.S. Policy in the 1980s, pp. 193-205. Boulder: Westview.

Williams, R. 1986. Export Agriculture and the Crisis in Central America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.


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