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Social Capital and the Cultural Contexts of Disaster Recovery Outcomes in Myanmar and Taiwan

James, Helen; Paton, Douglas


Social capital and leadership are critical in mobilizing collective actions to promote community and individual recovery after a natural disaster. Transformation to a better situation post-disaster, not just returning to a previous state, reflects the growing emphasis on disaster as a catalyst for change. To facilitate transformative change, the development focus at the core of this approach emphasizes empowerment through local governments and domestic civil society organizations working in the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Global Change, Peace & Security
DOI: 10.1080/14781158.2015.1030380


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