Sociology And Social Psychology Of Disasters: Implications For Third World And Developing Countries
Quarantelli, E. L.
Disaster Research Center
It would be possible to be very discouraged by the sudden or acute disasters facing the world in the future. Increasing populations and greater population density in vulnerable areas almost insure natural disaster agents in the years to come will threaten to more disastrous then they have been in the past. Also, the development of complex technologies, while beneficial in many respects, will additionally bring dangers in the future to localities previously unthreatened by natural disaster agents.
Disaster , Technologies , sociology , social psychology , developing countries , third world countries