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Public Policy and Disaster Justice

Dovers, Stephen


Issues of unequal vulnerability to disasters, and uneven access to assistance and decision making, are core challenges in disaster policy, but not generally explored from a justice perspective. This chapter considers justice through six standard lenses of public policy: (1) whether justice-relevant decisions are a matter for public policy or more value-rich politics; (2) if the former, where in the policy process they can be attended to; (3) which entity has responsibility over the matter; (4)...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Natural Hazards and Disaster Justice: Challenges for Australia and Its Neighbours
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-15-0466-2_3


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