Community Responses to Disasters in the Pacific Rim: Place-making in Displacement

Author:   Shu-Mei Huang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan) ,  Elizabeth Maly (Tohoku University, Japan)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
ISBN:  

9781032057651


Pages:   272
Publication Date:   07 December 2023
Format:   Hardback
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Community Responses to Disasters in the Pacific Rim presents different aspects of place-making in displacement in the Pacific Rim region. It focuses focus on how people respond and readjust to changes and captures the long-term community development outcomes and the critical moments that facilitate this development. Interdisciplinary and using diverse research approaches, the book includes contributions by authors from a variety of disciplines across disaster research, sociology, urban planning, architecture, anthropology, earth science, and education. Mixed methods are adopted to carry out the research projects that ground this volume, including qualitative research for social scientific research, ethnographic methods and more importantly, Participatory Action Research (PAR) is also included by authors who have a background in design professions and a few indigenous scholars who are themselves survivors of disasters. The chapters are structured in the following five thematic sections: Learning as place-making in displacement Gender and place-making in response to displacement Community resilience in keeping indigenous sense of place Community (Re)building in displacement Transnational Place-making: Talk to the Actor Understanding how affected communities are recovering from their own perspectives, this book will be of interest to academics in the fields of area studies, political science, disaster planning and human geography.

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Author:   Shu-Mei Huang (National Taiwan University, Taiwan) ,  Elizabeth Maly (Tohoku University, Japan)
Publisher:   Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint:   Routledge
Weight:   0.662kg
ISBN:  

9781032057651


ISBN 10:   1032057653
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   07 December 2023
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Tertiary & Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction. Placemaking in Displacement: Community Responses to Disasters in the Pacific Rim Session I. Learning as place-making in displacement Chapter 2. Schools as community assets for placemaking in post-disaster resettlement: Reciprocal impacts of housing and education recovery in Tacloban, Philippines; Chapter 3. Collaborating Across Borders: Placemaking and Local Climate Adaptation in Rural Nepal and the Philippines; Chapter 4. Making place for Indigenous Learning in Displacement: Cultivating Land Wisdom in Recovery in Southern Taiwan Session II. Gendering place-making in response to displacement Chapter 5. More than mushrooms: Local food culture and place making after “Fukushima”; Chapter 6. Where are the women’s voices? A Case study of Otsuchi Town after the Great East Japan Earthquake; Chapter 7. Displacement as unfolding spatial and gender politics: A Case Study of Indigenous Women’s Participation in Place-Making in Rinari Session III. Community Resilience and Indigenous Sense of Place Chapter 8. The real tsunami in North Pagai: Indigenous survivors living between old and new settlements after the 2010 Mentawai disaster; Chapter 9. Resilience to Disaster-driven Relocation Through Paiwan Inheritance Culture after Typhoon Morakot: the Laiyi case in Taiwan; Chapter 10. Finding Culture Through Agriculture: Rukai Communities at a Post-disaster Recovery Site in Southern Taiwan Session IV Community (Re)building in Post-tsunami Relocation Chapter 11. Diversification of Meanings of the Disaster-Stricken Area of Arahama: Towards a Recovery by the “Design of Meanings”; Chapter 12. Making a Community Around a Table: Reconstruction of Mutual Help System by Tea Parties (Ocha-kai) and Lunch Parties After the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake; Chapter 13. Re-starting Traditional Events After Small-scale Community Relocation Post-tsunami in Toyoma Village Session V. Transnational Placemaking from Bottom-up: Talk to the Actors (Transcribed/edited by Shu-Mei Huang, Elizabeth Maly, Yu- Yu-Hsin Chang) Chapter 14. Community/place-making in Otsuchi: A conversation with Mio Kamitani; Chapter 15. Transnational collaboration in the Pacific Rim: A conversation with Robert Olshansky, Ikuo Kobayashi, and Liang-Chun Chen; Chapter 16. Teaching and practicing in the Tohoku region: A conversation with Yasuaki Onoda; Index

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Shu-Mei Huang is Associate Professor at the Graduate Institute of Building and Planning, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. Elizabeth Maly is Associate Professor at the International Research Institute of Disaster Science (IRIDeS), Tohoku University, Japan.

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